SOCI 409

honours seminar

http://bit.do/soci409slides

Course guide for review:

Today's course guide:

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

RESOURCES FOR YOU

Today

  • Bibliographic Management with 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

BIBLIOGRAPHIC MANAGEMENT:

Zotero

students asked:

How can I locate articles that capture past and current understandings of a topic, set it in historical context and list "core" works related to it?  

for example, find sociological articles about:

  • social movements

  • corrections / incarceration

  • transgender  identity

  • citizenship / migration

 

share your topic

find lit reviews

Searching for dissertations:  

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

 

B) Can you find A. Swiffen's PhD Thesis: Law, Ethics and the Biopolitical

 

A) In a world with Google Scholar AND your own 'Discovery Search' 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

Search Strategies in Article Databases:  

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

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

click to learn more - all images are hyperlinked  

TEST YOURSELF

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


How should you proceed?

 

 

Open Access Journals:  

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?

 

My prof keeps mentioning Simon Springer's Handbook of Neoliberalism, which I 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 409 Honours Sociology Library Workshop

By susie breier

SOCI 409 Honours Sociology Library Workshop

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