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HSD 610: Human & Social Dimensions in Science & Technology Colloquium

Library and Internet resources for HSD topics.

The process, step-by-step

  1. Prepare your tool box

  2. Determine the topic and search strategy

  3. Determine the appropriate type of information needed and what resources will find this information

  4. Use your search strategy in the appropriate resources

  5. Examine the results and look for:
    • Other terminology used by the authors
    • Subjects (subject headings, descriptors, control vocabulary, thesaurus) used by the resource

  6. Export appropriate citations to RefWorks

  7. Refine the search strategy using terminology from the authors and the database and repeat steps 4-6

  8. For the best articles track citations forwards and backwards

  9. Set up alerts/feeds for appropriate resources


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