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Social Sciences 484: Senior Seminar: Home

Guide for students enrolled in the Senior Seminar within Social Sciences

This guide includes pages of resources with information related to social issues, which you may find useful as you work on your final research project for this course.

The individual pages, listed in tabs above this text, include links to various types of information sources that are suitable for a spectrum of research topics within the social sciences.

This home page has information relevant to the type of research you will be doing for this course, including citing sources and copyright.

Ethical Use of Information

Learn how to include images, infographics, or media in your project while giving proper credit to the original creator.

Citing Sources

Ethical use of information also involves citing the information you're using.  Below are guides for the citation styles used at Edgewood College.

What is RefWorks?

ProQuest RefWorks

An online bibliography and citation manager, RefWorks is available free to all Edgewood College students, faculty and staff.

RefWorks allows you to:

  • Import citations as you search article databases, and library catalogs.
  • Organize and manage your references.
  • Access your citations/references from any computer via the web.
  • Automatically generate a formatted bibliography in many output styles.
  • Annotate your cited articles (including uploading and annotating PDFs)
  • Insert references into MS-Word (using the RefWorks add-on).
  • Share references with others.
  • Easily access the full-text version of your cited articles.


Create an Account

Use your Edgewood email to create an account in New RefWorks.  A verification link will be emailed to you, and you can complete the sign-up process.

  • Click "Create account" from the main sign-in screen.

Click 'Create account' not 'Use login from my institution'

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