Seminar in economics 4132

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Seminar in economics 4132

  1. 1. Seminar in Economics Econ 4132 Linda Hauck January 19 & 20, 2011
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Review EconLit search techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Review getting full text </li></ul><ul><li>Tips on getting data </li></ul>
  3. 3. EconLit with Full Text (some) <ul><li>Truncate words with * </li></ul><ul><li>“ Phrase search” with quotes </li></ul><ul><li>Search controlled vocabulary with classification codes and subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Search for synonyms with Boolean OR </li></ul><ul><li>Refine search by including multiple/both ideas with Boolean AND </li></ul><ul><li>DON’T Limit to full text </li></ul>
  4. 4. Getting full text <ul><li>Follow the Findit button </li></ul><ul><li>Use the Journal Finder </li></ul><ul><li>Leave time for Interlibrary Loan </li></ul>
  5. 5. Tips on getting data <ul><li>Chase data from literature review </li></ul><ul><li>Use Falvey Economics and Statistics Guide </li></ul><ul><li>http://library.villanova.edu/Research/Subjects/Economics-and-Statistics-/Statistics </li></ul><ul><li>Use Statistical Indices: Statistical Lexis-Nexis, Statistical Abstract </li></ul>
  6. 6. Give yourself time, Ask for help

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