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SOC 340 • Marriage & Family Relationship : Introduction

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


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:

  • Guide Overview: The drop down menu include links to the library website and references.
  • Library Databases • Sociology: Resources selected for use with sociology research. The drop down menu includes a link to Archer Library's A to Z database list.
  • Evaluating Information: Explore how to apply the CRAAP test to help you evaluate information resources. Download the infographics for later use.
  • Research Starters • Activity: Online activity supporting the library instruction session.
  • Evaluating Journals: Take time to determine journal types (scholarly, practitioner, or popular) when conducting your research.
  • Books & eBooks: An overview of eBooks, OneSearch, and catalog subject terms.

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

Librarians are available to help at the reference desk, Archer Library main floor, during scheduled times. You may also contact a librarian: (1) via email at, (2) by phone at 419-289-5402, (3) using the Ask a Librarian Chat feature, and (4) schedule a research appointment.


Diane Schrecker

Diane Schrecker, MLIS, M.Ed.

Curriculum & Instruction Librarian
Head of the IRC
☏ 419.207.6406

Instructional Resource Center
Archer Library at Ashland University
509 College Avenue
Ashland, OH 44805

☏ 419.289.5406

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