ANTH 495

Honours Seminar

BIBLIOGRAPHIC MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

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    download both:
  • Zotero 5.0 for your Windows/Mac desktop
    and
  • Zotero Connector for your browser (CHROME)

Zotero

Today's COURSE GUIDE:

RESOURCES FOR YOU

Today

  • Bibliographic Management: Zotero
  • Lit Reviews and Overviews
  • Article Databases & Search Strategies
  • Citation chasing & tracing

     
  • Getting stuff - from Concordia and beyond
  • Getting Help
  • Finding dissertations / theses
  • Testing Yourself

 

students asked:

How can I locate articles that capture anthropological 

understandings of a topic, provide background and context, and situate the topic in relation to relevant bodies of literature and theoretical frameworks?  

examples of topics to be explored:

  • citizenship

  • environment and the anthropocene

  • politics of reproduction

  • gender and masculinity

  • care and health policies

 

state your potential topic

 and find related lit reviews and overviews

how does your topic fit into the larger picture?

A) In a world with a 'Discovery Search' AND Google Scholar in it, why use anything else for your research, such as smaller subject-specific library databases?

 

 

B) What are some ways you can FIND subject-specific databases?

 

 

Article Databases:  

GOOGLE

GOOGLE SCHOLAR

DISCOVERY SEARCH

MULTIDISCIPLINARY DATABASES

SUBJECT-SPECIFIC DATABASES

LIT REVIEW JOURNALS

ENCYCLOPEDIAS

Number of search results

Number of search words

LIBRARY CATALOGUE (BOOKS)

TOPIC OVERVIEWS

Search Strategies in Article Databases:  

How can you use the library to find ethnographies?  

Citation chasing and tracing:  

A) Have authors citing Leanne Simpson's Dancing on our Turtle's Back also written about food sovereignty ?

 

Can you create a bibliography in APA format for the citations you have saved in your Zotero Library so far?

GETTING YOUR HANDS ON THE FULL TEXT OF ITEMS:

 Getting help

SUBJECT LIBRARIAN

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susie.breier@concordia.ca

AskUs desk:  Mon 4-5, Tues 12-2, Fri 1-2

Tuesdays: Sociology Lab H-1132, 3-5 pm

 

GETTING  STUFF

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TEST YOURSELF

Searching for dissertations:  

A) How many Concordia theses from the Sociology & Anthropology department  include the term decolonization?

 

B) Can you find Julie Soleil Archambault's PhD Thesis about Mozambique?

After a very successful conference presentation of yours, the editors of Advances in Anthropology journal invite you to submit your paper for publication.


Question: How should you proceed?

 

 

Open Access Journals:  

Answer: Run like the wind! 

How can you access the following:

 

Chew, Dolores. "Feminism and Multiculturalism in Quebec: An/Other Perspective." Canadian Woman Studies 27.2 (2009): 84-92

 

And can you find and access this?


Archer, M. S. (1990). "Resisting the revival of relativism."  In Globalization, Knowledge & Society: Readings from International Sociology (pp. 19-33). London: Sage Publications.


a) Is it really possible that we don't have it?

 

Your prof keeps mentioning Simon Springer's Handbook of Neoliberalism, which you can't seem to find.

 

b) If so, what can I do to get my hands on it?

 

 

ANTH 495 Honours Seminar Library Workshop

By susie breier

ANTH 495 Honours Seminar Library Workshop

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