SOCI 415

Field Research

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BIBLIOGRAPHIC MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

Zotero

Course guide for review:

Today's course guide:

Pofessional Development Seminar
  (SOCI + ANTH 660/SOAN 820)

RESOURCES FOR YOU

Today

  • Indexing "on the go" with Citation Software: Zotero
  • Lit Reviews and Overviews
  • Dissertations
  • Article Databases & Search Strategies
  • Citation chasing and tracing
     
  • Getting stuff - from Concordia and beyond
  • Open Access Journals
  • Getting Help

students asked:

How can I locate articles that capture sociological 

understandings of a topic, set it in context and list "core" works related to it?  

for example, find sociological articles about:

  • social movements

  • corrections / incarceration

  • gender identity

  • citizenship / migration

 

state your potential topic

 and find related lit reviews and overviews

From your Focus Group Assignment description:

Deliverable # 2 - a concise literature review describing research done around your topic, and where  your project fits in.

how does your topic fit into the larger picture?

Searching for dissertations:  

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

 

B) Can you find Alejandro Hernandez's M.A. Thesis from Simon Fraser University?

A) In a world with a 'Discovery Search' ANDGoogle 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:  

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

Can you create a Group Library in Zotero and invite your group members in this class to share the library?

Citation chasing and tracing:  

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

 

GETTING YOUR HANDS ON THE FULL TEXT OF ITEMS:

GETTING  STUFF

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TEST YOURSELF

After a very successful conference presentation of yours, the editors of Sociology Mind 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?

 

 

 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

 

SOCI 415 Field Research Library Workshop

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SOCI 415 Field Research Library Workshop

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