The Library's online encyclopedias, handbooks and companions are a great starting point for any research paper. Encyclopedia articles are written by scholars in the field and generally include recommended reading lists. Encyclopedia articles can save you valuable time in getting a solid overview over your topic of choice. They can also help you generate ideas for topics, if you are still brainstorming for a suitable topic.
Watch this short tutorial to learn the ins and outs of Sociological Abstracts and PAIS International:
Content is available via the following links: Click on the Article link(s) to go to the full text.
Request from another library: Submit an interlibrary loan request online. It takes on average 3-5 days for the article to arrive via email.
You can choose to search Sociological Abstracts and PAIS International simultaneously. Click on the Specific Databases link below the search box after you logged into Sociological Abstracts or PAIS International. You will be prompted to select from a list of databases. Select the databases that you would like to include into your search and click on Continue to Search. The search screen will identify your selections under Now selected.
subject search: India - economic development
subject search: India - caste
subject search: India - globalization
subject search: India - politics and government
Narrow search results with additional keywords.
Note that results can be sorted by publication date as well as further narrowed by topic or format.
Each record in the catalog has a Cite This icon that will create a citation in APA and MLA style.
Falvey Memorial Library has a large selection of books about India.
The Library will mail books from its collection to distance education students. Click here for more information on book delivery for distance education students.
Example: Banerjee, S.. An evaluation of the political economy of urban ecological sustainability in Indian cities in a globalizing era: A perspective from the East Kolkata Wetlands. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Delaware.
Export references in APA style from the databases/journal indexes listed above.
Sociological Abstracts/PAIS International: Check off selected articles and click on Save, Print, Email. The QuickBib feature offers a selection of citation styles. APA style is the most widely used style in the social sciences.
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