Community Economics Library Presentation

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  • Community Economics Library Presentation

    1. 1. Library Resources: How Do I Know I Found Everything? Kristen Mastel Outreach & Instruction Librarian [email_address] , 612-625-0918 Extension Center for Community Vitality Community Economics
    2. 2. Indexes by Area <ul><li>Academic Search Premier </li></ul><ul><li>Business Search Premier </li></ul><ul><li>EconLit </li></ul><ul><li>PAIS International </li></ul><ul><li>CAB Abstracts </li></ul><ul><li>AGRIS </li></ul><ul><li>AGRICOLA </li></ul><ul><li>Humanities and Social Science Retrospective </li></ul><ul><li>ReferenceUSA </li></ul>http://lib.umn.edu/site/indexes.phtml
    3. 3. Other Resources <ul><li>Google Scholar </li></ul><ul><li>WorldCat/ MNPALS </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Dissertations </li></ul>
    4. 4. Watch Your Language <ul><li>Synonyms </li></ul><ul><li>Thesaurus/Codes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.aeaweb.org/journal/jel_class_system.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.cabi.org/guides/cabicodes.htm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://agricola.nal.usda.gov/help/categorycodes.html </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Combinations </li></ul><ul><li>Expand your terms/indexes </li></ul><ul><li>Breadcrumb trail - bibliographies </li></ul>
    5. 5. Grey Literature <ul><li>Repec  IDEAS </li></ul><ul><li>AgEconSearch </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Conference papers, working papers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Resources for Economists </li></ul>
    6. 6. Locate Grants Awarded <ul><li>IRIS </li></ul><ul><li>SPIN </li></ul><ul><li>Community of Science and the Foundation Directory </li></ul><ul><li>CRISP </li></ul><ul><li>CRIS </li></ul>http://www.collaborate.umn.edu/explore/searching.html
    7. 7. RefWorks <ul><li>Mange citations </li></ul><ul><li>Write-and-Cite </li></ul>
    8. 8. THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING THIS WEBINAR! <ul><li>Questions/Comments? </li></ul><ul><li>Please don’t hesitate to contact me for assistance or to collaborate on a project. </li></ul>

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