class: center, middle, inverse, title-slide # Globalization & US Inequality ## Library Session #1
Literature Searching + Citation ### Ryan Clement ### 2019/02/19 --- class: middle # who am I? * I'm Ryan Clement, the Data Services Librarian * I use he/him/his pronouns * I work with Economics, Geography, Sociology/Anthropology, and Philosophy * I help people find and use data * I can help with all stages of your research! * You can find more at [go/ryan/](http://go.middlebury.edu/ryan) --- class: middle # what are we covering today? * keyword searching concepts * literature review sources * citation (management) --- class: inverse, center, middle # keyword searching --- class: center, middle # break your research question into concepts Library catalogs and databases want to balance *precision* with *accuracy*. Google wants to get you a *good enough* answer. You can't search these two things in the same way. **Let's try it!** --- class: center, middle # think of synonyms for the concepts Use language from the literature -- think about how an economist writes about these concepts. Refine and update your searches and keywords as you do your research. Keep track of what you're doing! --- class: center, middle # be flexible on which concepts are most important For instance -- geography -- do you really need to have a precise geographic location in your lit review? --- background-image: url(https://s3.amazonaws.com/libapps/accounts/74272/images/PB_and_J_Boolean_Operator_Venn_Diagram.png) background-size: contain # boolean logic .footnote[ [*] most databases assume "and" [**] image from [https://sru.libguides.com/c.php?g=531868&p=4524417](https://sru.libguides.com/c.php?g=531868&p=4524417) ] --- class: middle # remember! * searching the literature is iterative * learn from your searches and your reading * keep a record of your searches: start a text file --- class: inverse, center, middle # literature sources --- class: middle # economics literature sources * EconLit ([go/econlit/](http://go.middlebury.edu/econlit)) * EconPapers ([go/econpapers/](http://go.middlebury.edu/econpapers)) * Scopus ([go/scopus/](http://go.middlebury.edu/scopus)) * Google Scholar ([scholar.google.com](https://scholar.google.com)) --- class: inverse, center, middle # citation management --- class: middle # why manage citations? * saves you time * keeps you organized * extra mental effort can go to writing --- class: center, middle # what to use? We recommend and support [Zotero](https://www.zotero.org/) We have a Library Guide on using Zotero at [go/zotero/](http://go.middlebury.edu/zotero) --- class: inverse, center, middle # brief Zotero demo & questions --- class: center, middle # Thanks! Remember, you can find me at [go/ryan/](http://go.middlebury.edu/ryan)!