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SOC 340 • Marriage & Family Relationship : Introduction

Information & resources for Dr. Piscitello's Soc 340 course.


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SOC 340 Library Guide

Welcome to Archer Library. This guide supports your research project for Dr. Piscitello's Marriage & Family Relationship course.

Here you will find information and resources used during your library instruction session in Archer Library's Active Learning Lab.  

Guide Overview

This library guide includes:

  • Introduction: A guide overview
  • Library Databases: Archer Library database resources selected for use with sociology research. Drop down menus include links to the full A to Z database list and using Google Scholar.
  • Library Catalog: An overview of eBooks, OneSearch, and catalog subject terms.
  • Evaluating Information: Explore how to apply the CRAAP test to help you evaluate information resources. Download the infographic for later use.
  • Evaluating Journal Types: Take time to determine journal types (scholarly, practitioner, or popular) when conducting your research.
  • References: Citations and image attribution

Using this Guide

Navigate this library guide using the tabs at the top of the page.  During instruction, resources will be presented from left to right, starting with this welcome page.  After class, explore and review resources as needed. There really is no wrong way to use the resource.  

This guide will remain available at the conclusion of our instruction session and, like all Archer Library guides, accessible online 24/7.  

Questions? Need help?

If you have questions about any of the Library resources presented in this guide, or need help using them, feel free to contact me via email at

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Visit the Archer Library Services for Students page for more details concerning reference and research help.



Diane Schrecker

Diane Schrecker, MLIS, M.Ed.

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