Internet Research Skills / Edition 3

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Overview

Internet Research Skills is a clear, concise guide to effective online research for social science and humanities students. The first half of the book deals with publications online, devoting separate chapters to academic articles, books, official publications and news sources, which form the core secondary sources for social science research. The second half of the book deals with the open web, a vast and confusing realm of materials, many of which have no direct print counterpart. The Third Edition has been updated throughout and now includes coverage of cutting edge online services as well as newly developed approaches to using online materials. It also includesa new chapter on organizing your research and internet research methods.

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'Ó Dochartaigh has produced an exceptionally useful resource for finding material that a student, undergraduate or postgraduate, might need to find in the course of their studies. The clarity with which it is written and the obvious enthusiasm of the author makes the book an interesting read. A fine achievement'
-Dr Christopher Wibberley, Faculty of Health, Psychology & Social Care, Manchester Metropolitan University
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780857025296
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 6/30/2012
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Niall Ó Dochartaigh is a lecturer in political science and sociology at the National University of Ireland, Galway.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Into the Cloud: New Research Skills for the Information Age
The Rise of the Search Engines
Summary of Chapters
Who This Book Is Aimed at
Books
Print Publications Online
Library Catalogues
Online Bookshops
Full-Text Books Online
Book Reviews
Publishers
Exercises
Articles
Understanding Academic Articles
Annual Reviews
Google Scholar
Indexing and Abstracting Databases
Specialized Subject Databases
Full-Text Articles Online
Publishers
Open Access
Other Article Databases
Theses and Dissertations
Exercises
Subject Guides
Searching the Open Web
Academic Subject Guides
Universal Subject Guides
Understanding Web Addresses
Understanding Websites
Exercises
Searching the Keyword Search Engines
Introduction
The Big Three
Advanced Searching
Meta Search Engines
Comparing Search Engines with Meta Search Engines
Boolean Searching
How Search Engines Search
Devising Search Queries
Look before You Leap
Technical Difficulties
Exercises
Social Media, News and Multimedia
Social Media
Email Lists
Discussion Groups
News
Multimedia
Exercises
Governments, Archives and Statistics (Niall Ó Dochartaigh and Patricia Sleeman)
Introduction
Governments
Archives
Statistics
Exercises
Evaluation and Citation
Introduction
Classification
Evaluation
Citation
Exercises
Beyond Searching: Networks, Research Management and Online Research
Research Networks and Research Support
Social Networks
Organizing Your Research
Internet Research Methods
Appendix: Academic Blogs in the Social Sciences and the Humanities
Bibliography
Index

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