Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

We are still offering consultation services during the COVID-19 move to online instruction. Please feel free to reach out for virtual appointments! For more information on library services and resources, please click here.

Advanced Writing in the Disciplines (AWD) : 3308 (Social Sciences)

A guide to online and print resources for Advanced Writing in the Disciplines

Get Started

There are a number of approaches to searching:

Key Resources

The subject guides are a rich source of information for research in the field, containing links to relevant databases, statistics, online reference works, and more.

Databases specific to your discipline provide better access to articles, improved searching, and other additional services that can help guide your research. In addition to research guides that are specific to a major, there are many other guides available that are specific to areas of study that cover multiple disciplines (such as African American Studies).

Here is a select list of subject guides:

Online Reference

Below is a selection of reference databases that the Library subscribes to. You can also browse the entire list on the library's web site.

Need More Help?

Drop by the reference desk for help, or call us at (617)373-2356.

To make an appointment for a research consultation, contact the subject specialist for the discipline listed:

Anthropology: Christine Oka

Business: Khyle Hannan

Communication Studies: Brooke Williams

Criminal Justice: Roxanne Palmatier

Economics: Roxanne Palmatier

Education: Lindley Homol

History: Karen Merguerian

Human Services: Christine Oka

International Affairs: Roxanne Palmatier

Journalism: Brooke Williams

Political Science: Roxanne Palmatier

Psychology: Kathy Herrlich

Sociology: Christine Oka