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

by Chris Hart SAGE Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
11/1998
ISBN:
9780761968108
Format:
Pbk 194 pages
Price:
AU$76.00 NZ$77.39
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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.

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

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

Chris Hart University of Central England, Birmingham