Doing a Literature Search: A Comprehensive Guide for the Social Sciences / Edition 1

Doing a Literature Search: A Comprehensive Guide for the Social Sciences / Edition 1

by Christopher Hart
     
 

Doing a Literature Search provides a practical and comprehensive guide to searching the literature on any topic within the social sciences. The book will enable the reader to search the literature effectively, identifying useful books, articles, statistics and many other sources of information.

The text will be an invaluable research tool for

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Overview

Doing a Literature Search provides a practical and comprehensive guide to searching the literature on any topic within the social sciences. The book will enable the reader to search the literature effectively, identifying useful books, articles, statistics and many other sources of information.

The text will be an invaluable research tool for postgraduates and researchers across the social sciences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761968108
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/28/2001
Series:
SAGE Study Skills Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
194
Sales rank:
1,103,590
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: BASIC KNOWLEDGE: ORGANIZATION OF THE LITERATURE, PLANNING TECHNIQUES AND SEARCH MANAGEMENT
The Purpose of Searching the Literature
Search Preparation and Planning
Search Management
PART TWO: LITERATURE TYPES: WORKING THROUGH THE BIBLIOGRAPHICAL FRAMEWORK
Quick Reference Materials
Finding Books and Bibliographies
Finding Journal Articles
Finding Grey Literature
Finding Official Publications, Statistics and Archives
Finding Citations and Reviews
PART THREE: USING INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY: MORE ADVANCED KNOWLEDGE AND TECHNIQUES
Using the Internet for Literature Searching
Advanced Searching Techniques

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