BIBLIOGRAPHIC MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE
Today's COURSE GUIDE:
RESOURCES FOR YOU
- 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
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:
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?
LIT REVIEW JOURNALS
Number of search results
Number of search words
LIBRARY CATALOGUE (BOOKS)
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:
AskUs desk: Mon 4-5, Tues 12-2, Fri 1-2
Tuesdays: Sociology Lab H-1132, 3-5 pm
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