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  • Moscow/Baku Training Mission, Spring 2008 Research Tools from the Library
  • Moscow/Baku Training Mission, Spring 2008 Research Tools from the Library
  • Moscow/Baku Training Mission, Spring 2008 Research Tools from the Library
  • Moscow/Baku Training Mission, Spring 2008 Research Tools from the Library
  • Moscow/Baku Training Mission, Spring 2008 Research Tools from the Library
  • Point out guides; Mark can do a webinar
  • Moscow/Baku Training Mission, Spring 2008 Research Tools from the Library ; lets you select specific databases or broad subject categories to search; is a good place to start researching a new topic; can lead you to resources you might not be aware of; shows you which databases yield results for your search terms; and clusters your results by sub-topic, date, author, and journal title.
  • Pre-designed set of links directly to the specific country resources of your choice Types of materials: News & Analysis Statistical Resources Books, Articles from the Catalog Preset search box with the country name Ukraine Training Mission, May, 2010 Research Tools from the Library
  • Moscow/Baku Training Mission, Spring 2008 Research Tools from the Library
  • Moscow/Baku Training Mission, Spring 2008 Research Tools from the Library
  • Moscow/Baku Training Mission, Spring 2008 Research Tools from the Library EconLit with Full Text contains all of the content available in EconLit , plus full text for more than 430 journals including titles from the American Economic Association (all with no embargo), such as: American Economic Review , Journal of Economic Literature , and Journal of Economic Perspectives . It is a reliable source of citations and abstracts to economic research dating back to 1969. It provides links to full text articles in all fields of economics, including capital markets, country studies, econometrics, economic forecasting, environmental economics, government regulations, labor economics, monetary theory, urban economics and much more.
  • Moscow/Baku Training Mission, Spring 2008 Research Tools from the Library
  • Moscow/Baku Training Mission, Spring 2008 Research Tools from the Library
  • Moscow/Baku Training Mission, Spring 2008 Research Tools from the Library
  • Moscow/Baku Training Mission, Spring 2008 Research Tools from the Library
  • Moscow/Baku Training Mission, Spring 2008 Research Tools from the Library
  • Moscow/Baku Training Mission, Spring 2008 Research Tools from the Library
  • Moscow/Baku Training Mission, Spring 2008 Research Tools from the Library In the next 2 hours or so, we will be discussing the information and key resources needed for specific economist activities, you must know to start navigating those resources.

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  • Research Tools from the Library Network Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010 Joint Bank-Fund Library World Bank Group Library
    • 2:00 - 4:00 PM
    • Research Tools from the Library
      • Home Page Overview
      • Our Collections
      • JOLIS online catalog
      • Economic Literature Sources
      • WB Repositories
      • External sources
    • 4:00 – 6:00 PM
    • One on one training by request
    Today’s Agenda Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  • What Does Library Offer to Make Your Life Easier?
    • One-stop access to on-line resources @ http://Library
    • JOLIS Catalog - with more than one million items
    • Content from over 190 top database services
    • E-Journals - over 25,000 full-text journals
    • News from >28,000 sources - FT, WSJ and The Economist
    • Citations, papers, publications via JStor, EconLit, BSC…
    • Support via Ask! a librarian from everywhere on the site
    Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  • Library Network Home Page http://Library Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  • http://Library Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
    • Our Collections
    • JOLIS Online Catalog
    • E-Books:
      • Handbooks in Economics
      • NetLibrary
    • E-Journals:
      • Over 25,000 full-text journals
      • Searchable Journal Databases
      • E-TOCs
    • E-Research Papers:
      • By Series title both print and electronic
      • Full-text only
    Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010 http://Library
  • JOLIS Online Catalog Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  • JOLIS Online Catalog Quick Searching Tips
    • Use ' single quotation marks ' to search for exact phrases
    • Boolean Operators (AND, OR, and NOT) are supported
    • JOLIS is not case-sensitive
    • Omit frequently-used words (the, an, of, etc.)
    • $ is used as a right-hand truncation for other forms of the word
    • ? is used to replace any single character inside the word
    Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  • JOLIS Online Catalog Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  • JOLIS Online Catalog Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  • E-Books Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  • E-Journals Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  • Journals in E-Tocs Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  • Journals in E-Tocs Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
    • Our Collections
    • Newspapers & E-News
    • NewsPlus/Factiva
    • Statistical Resources Online
    • By Region/Sector/Organization
    • Databases
    • By Subject
    • Research Guides
    • Country Research Guides
    • Topic Research Guides
    • Library Services
    • Electronic Table of Contents (E-Tocs)
    Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010 http://Library
  • Collections: NewsPlus / Factiva
    • 28,000 news sources (publications and websites)
    • 157 countries
    • 23 languages
    • 400+ continuously updating wires
    Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  • Databases Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  • Multiple Database Search Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
    • Searches several databases at a time
    • It's a good way to start when you're unsure which journal or database to choose. It can be your discovery tool .
    • Click on Databases from the Library Homepage
    • Choose all or several databases of interest
    • 14 different databases can be searched at the same time or create a custom set of databases
  • Country Research Guides Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  • Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010 Topic Research Guide
  • Economic Literature Databases
    • Multiple Database Search
    • Academic and Trade Journals
      • EconLit – articles, research papers and books on economics and related fields; over 430 journals full-text
      • Business Source Corporate – articles from business and trade sources, over 2800 journals
      • JSTOR – over 500 titles, archived back issues collection
      • FirstSearch – 20 databases
    Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010 Deep Back Archive Coverage 1969 + 1965 + 1891 + moving date for current issues, no resent years
  • Economic Literature Databases
    • Advantages
    • Advanced search features – proximity and field searching, citation searches
    • Multiple database searching
    • Export bibliographies
    • Save searches and settings
    • Visual search
    • Capture URL links to share searches and articles
    • Find It service - full-text availability tool
    Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  • EconLit
    • The American Economic Association’s electronic collection, EconLit , indexes more than 30 years of economics literature From around the world.  It is a comprehensive index of journal articles, books, book reviews, collective volume articles, working papers and dissertations. >735,000 records
    • Functionality
    • Basic/Guided Advanced Searches
    • Visual Search
    • Limiters/Expanders
    • Narrowing Results
    • Personal Folders/Alerts
    • Finding More Like This
    • Combining Search Results
    • Cited References/Times Cited
    Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  • Business Source Corporate
    • Contains over 3000 quality general business periodicals and
    • specific trade publications such as:
    • Fortune
    • Harvard Business Review
    • Journal of Economic Literature (JEL)
    • Provides various search capabilities
    • Publications
    • Visual Search
    • Multiple Databases
    • Can limit to full-text, peer reviewed academic journals
    • Can set up My EBSCO account for storing search results
    Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  • JSTOR http://www.jstor.org
    • Scholarly Journals Archive - not current issues database
    • typical gap from 1 to 5 years, between recent and back issues
    • trusted critical research in economics and finance, history, political
    • science & sociology
    • Features
    • New Platform-new look and feel
    • Browsing journals/volumes/issues
    • Searching/ Faceted Search
    • Printing/Downloading ( new PDF format )
    • Viewing article pages in a thumbnail
    • Personalization “My JSTOR”
    Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  • JSTOR http://www.jstor.org
    • You can store your saved citations
    • More efficient navigation throughout the site (page jumping)
    • Ability to search within result sets
    • Limit by discipline on basic search form
    • Select Recent Search
    • Article Locator/Journal Search
    • View List of Pages with search terms
    • More Like this feature
    Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  • First Search Collection of Databases
    • WorldCat, ECO, Books in Print…
    • You can store your saved citations
    • More efficient navigation throughout the site (page jumping)
    • Ability to search within result sets
    • Limit by discipline on basic search form
    • Select Recent Search
    • Article Locator/Journal Search
    • View List of Pages with search terms
    • More Like this feature
    Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  • SSRN http://www.ssrn.com/ Tomorrow’s Research Today
    • Collaborative Network
    • Top quality research papers in social science: accounting, economics, finance, law, management, etc.
    • Thousands of abstracts and full-text research papers –Fund Working Papers, World Bank Policy Research and NBER WPs
    • Sign up for e-mail alerts of new working papers, articles, conferences
    • Subscribe to journals in any of the nine networks without additional charge.
    Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  • WBG Internal Resources
    • http://ImageBank
    • Internal repository of Bank operational and research documents, new features recently introduced:
    • WB E-Library
    • Officially issued publication from the WB research department
    • Develoment Data Platform (DDP) http://ddp
    • Collection of statistics from various agencies including WB indicators, also UN, IMF, ITU, etc.
    • Global Economic Monitor (GEM) http://GEM
    • Redesigned Data & Reference tab on the main intranet
    • Operations Portal offers project information
    • IFC iDesk has integration with the library resources
    Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  • Eldis www.eldis.org
    • Development policy, practice and research.
    • Browse by topics or country, more than 22,000 summarized documents from over 4,500 development organizations - all available free to download. Share your work with over 80,000 development practitioners
    • Specialized search engine of development-related websites 
    • Regular e-mail updates on new research added and newsfeeds on development issues
    • Join the community and contribute your publications
    Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  • Google Book Search http://books.google.com
    • Scanned full-text books from publishers and libraries
    • Millions of titles
    • All text is searchable
    • Advanced search by author, date, title
    • View ‘snippet’ of text with keywords
    • Limited views of books but some fulltext
    • Discover hard to find book chapters
    • Includes World Bank published books
    Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  • Google Scholar http://scholar.google.com
    • Scholarly papers, preprints, reports, books
    • Covers many subject disciplines
    • Keyword & advanced search by author, date, title
    • Find leads on key authors, most cited articles, new subjects
    • Use library Find It links to identify best databases and find full-text
    Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  • Wrap-up
    • Where to start my research?
    • Country – start with the Country Research Guide
    • Topic – multiple database search or specialized database
    • Specific journal – E- journals
    • Books – search the library catalog Jolis or E-books
    • News – Factiva or ISI Emerging Markets
    • Need to keep up-to-date with research in my profession –
    • Journals E-TOCs Service, alerts in databases
    Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  • Questions
      • Best question earns a prize
    Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
    • Use the online form to send us an e-mail
    Ask! a Librarian Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  • Today’s Agenda 4:00 – 6:00 PM One on one training by request Ukraine Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010