PSC 500 - Organizational Theory


Fall 2007
Prof. Thomas Shaw

Locating Books

SOUTHcat Catalog.  Books, journals, documents in the USA Libraries

WorldCat.org.  Identify books, journals, documents, dissertations, media in libraries worldwide

Google Books. Google project to scan books. You may get a few pages of copyrighted books.

Public/Nonprofit Administration Guide http://www.southalabama.edu/univlib/guides/publicadmin.htm

 

Locating Articles--All of the databases below can be found under:Articles, Indexes, and Databases on the homepage

EBSCO

Academic Search Premier--general, interdisciplinary with lots of fulltext
Business Source
SocIndex with Full Text
PsycInfo
ERIC
Communication and Media Complete

Gale/InfoTrac

Academic OneFile--general interdisciplinary with lots of fulltext
Gale/InfoTrac General Business File ASAP

Wiley Interscience
Emerald Library--strength is business
Science Direct--lots of medical, but many other fields too
Project Muse--260+ full text journals
JSTOR--slightly older, full text
LexisNexis--newspapers, laws, law reviews, statistics

Our Journal List--Use this when you need to find a full text journal article for which you have the complete citation information.S

Searching the Web

Evaluating Websites

Google Advanced, Yahoo Advanced, Ask.com Advanced

Google Scholar

Style Manuals

Basic ASPA Style

Chicago Manual of Style.  Ready Reference Z 253 .U69 2003

More Library Guides

Management: Selected Resources.  Mary Engebretson
Criminal Justice: Selected Resources.  Vicki Tate and Kathy Jones
Political Science: Selected Resources.  Kathy Jones

 

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