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SOC 201 Cultural Anthropology Research Guide: Find Books

The purpose of this guide to to help students in Dr. Jamie Gate's SOC 201 class with their assignments.

Access ebooks

Ryan Library subscribes to thousands of ebooks through these ebook collections.  Search for ebooks at the main screen or search spicifcally in these databases:

How to Cite...

EndNote is a Web-based tool for managing and citing references in papers and creating bibliographies.  EndNote has numerous citation styles including ASA (American Sociological Association) and AAA (American Anthropological Association.)  EndNote is available to current members of the PLNU community.  Use your 8-digit PLNU ID card number to access EndNote Web.

Also look at these online resources for ASA citation help:
American Sociology Association web site
OWL ASA Resources

American Anthropological Association Style Guide - A PDF of the AAA guide.

Find Books at Ryan Library

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WorldCat is Ryan Library's catalog. It includes a variety of resources:

  • Books and videos on the shelf at PLNU
  • ebooks available through PLNU
  • Articles from some of our most-used databases
  • Books available in the region for request through Camino
  • Books available around the world for request through InterLibrary Loan

A few things you should know:

  • Ryan Library books can be kept for 3 weeks and renewed for 3 more.
  • Camino books can be kept for 5 weeks (no renewal).
  • Renew Ryan Library books by logging in and selecting "My Library Account" in the upper right corner.

Requesting Materials from Other Libraries

Use this option when requesting items that are not available at Ryan Library:

      InterLibrary Loan

  • Articles, books and other materials can be requested from InterLibrary Loan.
  • Books requested via InterLibrary Loan may take a minumum of 7-10 business days.
  • Loan periods and renewal availability varies depending on the participating libraries.
  • Overdue fines will apply.

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