Integrated Social Sciences Program: Starting Your Research
Guide for the online Integrated Social Sciences program
Using the Libraries
The University of Washington has a set of 16 libraries with subject-specific librarians that are here to help students and faculty in their academic and research needs. As an online learner, you have full access to a host of resources available through the libraries. Just log in with your NetID. See below for top places to start your research in Integrated Social Science.
Google Scholar can be easily configured to tell you which search results can be accessed through UW Libraries, and provide a direct link to the resource in the catalog for online access or to request it.
Searches the websites of institutions (gov, education, advocacy, NGOs, businesses) that generate public policy research, analysis, and activity
Blogs (scholarly & popular) are a great way to learn about the conversations happening around designated topics and issues. Below are some starting points for academic blogs that highlight conversations happening across the social sciences