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    Csre 15 May 2009 Csre 15 May 2009 Presentation Transcript

    • Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity: A Guide to American and International and Foreign Resources Anthony M. Angiletta Morrison Curator for the Social Sciences Updated 15 May, 2009
    • Six Simple Dicta on Searching the Web, Google, Socrates or any Index  1. When in doubt, phrases in quotes  2. When in doubt, capitalize Boolean  3. When in doubt, use Advanced search  4. Narrow humongous search results: by format, by domain suffix  5. Supplement index searches with Google Scholar  6. If it is print resource and not at Stanford, use ILL
    •  Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (CC
    • The Web: Corralling the Beast of Results  1. Google search: Race AND ethnicity = 1,260,000 hits  2. Google search: Race AND ethnicity AND resources = 927,000 hits  3. Google search: Race AND ethnicity AND bibliography = 272,000 hits  4. Format and Domain limits: using Advanced Google • a. Using .pdf • b. Advanced: Race AND ethnicity AND .org = 131,000 hits • AND .edu = • AND .gov =
    • The Web: Corralling the Beast (cont’d)  5. Clusty.com search : Race AND ethnicity AND resources = Top 170 results of at least 890,300  6. Clusty.com search: Race AND ethnicity AND bibliography = Top 183results of at least 94,300 • Limit file type .pdf = 196 hits ♦7. Google Scholar search: Race AND Environment And health AND brownfields, 1997-2006= 771 hits
    • Some specific Non-Stanford Web sites  1. RACE & ETHNICITY at Trinity College  2. Hinman on Race, Ethnicity and Multiculturalism  3. Race and Ethnicity at eserver.org  4. Race, Ethnicity and Politics at American Pol.Sci.Assoc.  5. Scout Report cluster on Race and Ethnicity
    • Some specific Non-Stanford Web sites (cont’d)  6. Ethnic Conflict, Migration, Nationalism  7. ETHNIC-L listserver
    • Selected Stanford-Only Resources  1. SUL/AIR homepage. Research Help. Research Quick Start Guid  2. Some subject headings/cross-references for Race and Ethnicity in Socrates and in Databases&Articles  3. Race and Ethnicity databases on SULAIR homepage  4. Special collections/manuscripts and archives related to Race and
    • Selected Stanford-Only Resources  5. Some other relevant databases & full-text • Academic Universe (also listed as Lexis-Nexis) • Main Social Science disciplinary/field a&I indexes. • Anthro/Comm/Econ/Educ/PolSci/PsycInfo/Sociol • SSCI • EBSCO cluster (for Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, G