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Sociology (SOC) 460 [Sarathchandra]: Get Started

Useful Resources

Create a Synthesis Matrix

A synthesis matrix can help you identify common themes between sources and guide your literature review.

Review "Writing A Literature Review and Using a Synthesis Matrix" by NC State University Writing and Speaking Tutorial Services to learn more about this process.

Search the Library Catalog

The Library Catalog is the best place to find books and ebooks.

Type your topic into the search box to start your research.

Request a Book via Summit

Summit is a Library service that allows you to access to print materials and media from libraries in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho.

To place a Summit request:

  1. Search for the book or media item in our Library catalog
  2. Click the item's title
  3. Under "Get it," click "Sign in" next to "U Idaho Users Sign-In for Request Options"
  4. Enter your U of I NetID credentials
  5. Click "Place Summit request"
  6. Fill out the request form, then click "Submit"
    • You will receive an email when your item is ready to be picked up

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