Writing Guides

Sociological Resources in Musselman Library

This guide is for sociology students. It offers an overview of how to find bibliographic materials in Musselman Library relevant to sociology , with a list of relevant journals and hot links to MUSCAT and periodicals indexes.

Department of Sociology Style Guide

This guide provides information on how to organize and present papers and essays for sociology courses and how to correctly format citations and references.

The Gettysburg Honor Code

All sociology students must adhere to the Gettysburg Honor Code.

Avoiding Plagiarism

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, or, Why It’s a Good Idea to Evaluate Web Sources

Before using information from the Internet for your term paper, did you ever pause to wonder if it's reliable? Check out this set of criteria for evaluating Internet resources, with hotlinks to examples of pages that pass or fail each criterion.