About This Guide
This guide provides information resources for students who take the SOCW 6305 class. It also includes tips on how to search for scholarly materials. You can navigate the site by clicking the tabs on the dark gray navigation bar above.
What is an empirical article? The definition of "empirical" in the American Heritage Dictionary is "relying on or derived from observation or experiment." An empirical article is an article that reports a study conducted based on an observation through either an experiment, a survey, or other scientific means. The following is an example (you will use your CougarNet login to view the article if you are off-campus):