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Family Studies: Getting Started

This is a guide to resources for family studies research. It will lead you to databases with helpful journal articles, books, websites, and other resources.

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Introduction to Family Studies Research

Introduction to Family Studies Resources at the UST Libraries

 

Welcome to the Family Studies Resources page.  This resource will lead you to publications, databases and web sites that are available for family studies research.

Under "Finding Books", you can locate dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks and annual reviews to give you an overview of the field.  Both print and electronic resources are listed.  There are also links to other resources, like CLICnet, our online catalog, which will help you locate other books which can help you in your research.

Under "Finding Articles", you can locate databases and other resources which will help you find research articles in family studies.  Information on peer-reviewed articles is also available.

Under "Web Sites", you can identify sites that provide research information in the field of family studies.

Under "Citing Sources", you can link to RefWorks, and find a brief help guide on the basics of using ASA Style for citing sources.  Links to ASA citation manuals are also available.

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