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A selective guide to reference works in Sociology that goes beyond the basics. Includes dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, guides to the literature, bibliographies, finding books, using indexes, annual reviews, style guides, and other resources.
These two books by Penn Demography alumna Jane Miller offer guidance on presenting numeric information in your writing. Both books are now in their 2nd editions.
A research project can generate hundreds of citations from diverse sources. Learn about citation management software that can help you save and organize your citations, as well as automatically generate bibliographies. Penn Libraries supports the use of two tools: RefWorks and Zotero.
RefWorks - web-based tool for extracting citations from databases and creating bibliographies.
SRM's Methods Map provides a visualization tool for getting at handbook chapters on specific methodologies, techniques, and practices in social research. SRM also includes a Project Planner with checklists for project stages, and a "Which Stats Test" guided discovery tool.
Ebook and print. 6th ed. SAGE, 2002. Guide to research design; grant proposals; library, field, and laboratory research; statistical analysis, and sociometric scales and indexes. Big on lists and checklists.
This series of slender books published by SAGE focus on specific procedures and tasks. A typical Little Green Book provides an overview of the procedure, the mathematical or statistical proof, and real-life examples of the procedure's application.
Ebook and print. 2nd ed. 7 vols. Altamira Press, 2010-2016.
Individual volumes describe planning, conducting, notation, and reporting techniques, as well as mixed methods approaches. The 1st edition, 7 vols. (1999) is arranged in a more practical fashion.
Research institutes, foundations, centers, bureaus, laboratories, experiment stations, and other similar nonprofit facilities, organizations, and activities in the United States and Canada. RCD is only one of many organizational directories offered through the Gale Directory Library