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Research Seminar-specific Guides Fall 2022

Fall2022 Research

To get you started


Try performing a keyword search in the library catalog for 'poverty' or a keyword of interest.  What Subject Heading(s) does it correspond to?  

Alternatively, try these in conjunction with a keyword of interest.



Journals categorized with Subject "Poverty--United States--Periodicals"


Consultation with the Public Policy Librarian or  Social Science Data Librarian


Sociological Abstracts 1952+

Urban Studies Abstracts 1973+

Covers urban affairs, community development, urban history, etc.

Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse (SSRC) publications and DATA

The Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse (SSRC), funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, is designed to collect, catalogue and disseminate quality research and resources relevant

News You should not have to pay for any news articles.  You may also find these useful...

This will depend on your topic.  Send me an email if you'd like a suggestion. 

Google scholar 

No need to Google it. Repeat after me: scholar.google.com

Note "Cited by" and checkbox for cited reference search 


Primary Sources

Data from DSS catalog on Poverty AND United States 

Public Opinion Data from Roper (note two tabs)