soci 310

library research workshop

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

Sociology Lab H-1132: Tuesdays 3-5 pm

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Reminder:

YOUR ASSIGNMENTS:

where does the

library come in?

referencing:
citation format

FROM YOUR assignment guidelines:
 


For all your assignments, you need to use the

APA citation style.

 

reference list

Scruton, R. (2012). The eclipse of listening. The New Criterion, 15(3), 5-13.         https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appdev.2012.05.005

 

APA style examples

in-text citations

Jones (1998) found "students often had difficulty using APA style" (p. 199); what implications does this have for teachers?
 

APA style is a difficult citation format for first-time learners (Jones, 1998, p. 199).

It is always a good practice not only to read and identify the content of peer‐reviewed research, but also index it ‘on‐the‐go,’ making use of citation software.

FROM YOUR assignment guidelines:
 

You can share an account or create a GROUP LIBRARY in Zotero

what is peer-reviewed research?

your assignment #1:

 

...after selecting a research topic, team members will need to identify and read some peer‐reviewed research to see what other researchers have already discovered about that topic.

peer-reviewed articles

where wouldyou

search for this research?

show your neighbouR

your assignment #1:

 

...after selecting a research topic, team members will need to identify and read some peer‐reviewed research to see what other researchers have already discovered about that topic.

use your
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Reminder:

databases: find peer-reviewed research

my topic:

walking & talking

Photo by Brett Jordan on Unsplash

 my tentative research question:

What do Montrealers talk about when they take walks on Mount Royal, and what factors affect the quality of their conversations?

demo: discovery search

discovery search

whAT KEYWORDS should WE USE?

which SEARCH RESULTS SHOULD WE KEEP?

demo: socindex

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what about

THAT literature review?

Deliverables:

...a concise literature review (2 pages max.), including only the last 10 years of research done around your research topic. 

FROM your assignment #1:

FROM:

literature reviews

literature review journals

keywords & search results survey

the "right" answers:

 

SOCI 310

By susie breier

SOCI 310

Library Workshop slides for SOCI 310 Research Methods course, Concordia, Fall 2019

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