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SOCI 201 - Introduction to Sociology - Flavin: Getting Started

Virtual- Ask A Librarian

Visit a librarian at the Reference Desk of any HACC library.

reference desk vectorWhat are some reasons to contact a librarian?

  • ‚Äč      To find the best resources for your topic
  •       To discuss strategies and develop skills for searching article databases and the library catalog
  •       To seek citation help     

If a librarian is not available, you may also seek assistance from other library staff during library hours.

   Chat with us via the adjacent Ask Us chat box on the right-hand side of your screen. This will connect you to  HACC librarians. Our chat service is staffed during Reference Desk Hours.

   If chat is not available, send us a question via e-mail.

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Gettysburg: 717-339-3577

Harrisburg: 717-780-2460

Lancaster: 717-358-2986

Lebanon: 717-270-6328

York: 717-801-3220

Text a librarian717-722-0009

e-mail vector Just click on this Ask-a-Librarian link.

Ask-Here-PA provides HACC students, faculty and staff with FREE research assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Chat on-line with a librarian (from HACC or another academic institution) at any time about your research project, paper topic, or information requests.

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Schedule a personal Reference Appointment with a librarian if you need help with your research. Research by Appointment.

Major Assignment

Locating Scholarly Articles

Scholarly articles must contain a statement of the problem and a hypothesis. This information is often found in the Introduction section of the article. The article needs an abstract, a sample population, methods, and results.

how to locate a scholarly article

Locating Scholarly Articles
  • Full-Text Articles: Place a check mark next to the Full Text box to receive results that contain entire articles. Otherwise, full articles and abstracts will not be part of the search results.
  • Scholarly Articles: Place a check mark next to Scholarly (peer review) Journals for scholarly articles.

Faculty Librarian: Mrs. Wollaston MSLIS, MA, MS

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Diane Wollaston
1641 Old Philadelphia Pike
Lancaster, PA 17602

753 Cumberland St.
Lebanon, PA 17042
717-358-2986(Lan) or 717- 270-6300(Leb)