Research Workshop

Anthropology 003G: Development & Its Discontents

Sarah Elichko

Social Sciences & Data Librarian

Workshop Agenda

• Different kinds of sources --> different methods

Is there anthropological research on this?

• Exploring NGO websites (+ other primary sources)

Different kinds of sources -->

Different research tools + approaches

• Be intentional about your research process
• Focus on finding one kind of source at a time

• Keep track of your results as you go (zbib.org)

Everyday
Searching

Academic
Research

Where
you're searching

What
you expect to find

How & When
you'll find it

Google, Bing, DuckDuckGo


Websites, streaming video and audio


Searching for keywords


Immediate results (unless there's a paywall)

Academic research tools: Tripod, Google Scholar, databases

Journal articles
Books + Book Reviews

Searching for keywords, titles, authors

Possibilities:
- Immediate results
- Follow a series of links
- Get it from a library
- Request it

Is there anthropological research on this?

Research tools on ANTH 003G Research Guide

Right now, let's focus on: Anthropology Plus

PollEv.com/SwatLibrary

(results)

NGO websites (+ other primary sources)

Research tools on ANTH 003G Research Guide
- Section: How to Find Primary Sources

• Let's try searching Eldis
 

Get research advice:

Sarah Elichko / Social Sciences & Data Librarian
 
Email questions or appointment requests to: selichk1@swarthmore.edu.

ANTH 003G: Fall 2018

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ANTH 003G: Fall 2018

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