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ARCHIVE RSOC 110: Introduction to Rural Society: Home

A guide to finding resources for the community case study assignment.

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Walk in: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 2-5 pm during Spring Semester

By appointment: e-mail for an appointment

They provide assistance on finding opinion polls, social surveys, census, education, and health data; also provide help on preparing data sets for analysis in SPSS, SAS, STATA, and ArcGIS.


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I am also available to assist you with your project - my contact information is displayed on all the pages of this guide.


Melody Allison, ACES Librarian

Finding Local Communities Information

Welcome to the RSOC 110: Introduction to Rural Society Library Research Guide!  

This guide will help you complete your Community Case Study assignment, specifically in finding community history and culture information and for constructing a demographic profile.

U of I Libraries

Main Library Gateway

Online Journals Databases - contains links to all U of I Library resources. 

The following campus libraries may be useful for your project:

Subject Guide

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Melody Allison (Funk ACES)
200 ACES Library, Information and Alumni Center, MC-633
1101 S. Goodwin Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801
217.244.3918; 217.333.2416