General and Interdisciplinary Studies
Submitted by aridzona@stanfo... on Tue, 07/03/2012 - 07:25.
"Camera as Witness - China, Iran, Vietnam, USA - Dialogue Through Culture"
A series of films on human rights begins this Thursday with "Sing China!" The other documentaries will be shown on July 19 ("Our Summer in Tehran") and August 2 ("A Dream in Hanoi"), all in Annenberg Auditorium in the Cummings Art Building at 7:00 PM. The festival is part of the Stanford Summer Human Rights Program.
Submitted by jrjacobs@stanfo... on Thu, 02/23/2012 - 10:35.
Question: What are some good resources for researching the pros and cons of a debate topic?
There are several solid resources that can help you find both sides of an issue. The following guides provide background data and references for more information used in debating many topics:
Reference Books for World Politics, Policy, Economics, US Foreign Relations and American Politics (all in the Green Library Information Center (IC) unless otherwise noted. Look at the Subjects for these records for other books you can check out)
Additional Databases for Politics, Political and Economics Sources
- PAIS International: indexes journal articles, government documents , grey literature, conference papers, working papers on subjects including: Economic conditions; Education; Energy resources and policy; Government; Health conditions; Human rights; International Relations; Labor conditions and policy; Politics
- Econlit: Comprehensive, indexed bibliography with selected abstracts of the world's economic literature (over 300 major economic journals and collective volumes), compiled from the American Economic Association's Journal of economic literature and the Index of economic articles in journals and collective volumes.
- CIAO: Columbia University International Affairs Online: "Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) is designed to be a comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 on that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from non- governmental organizations, foundation-funded research projects, and proceedings from conferences. It also has more than 160 links to international affairs centers, institutes, and resources; U.S., international, and foreign government sites; environmental studies Web pages; and news media services
- Worldwide Political Science Abstracts: The database provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration/policy"-
- Policy File: Provides online access to abstracts and full-text articles on public policy research and analysis from think tanks, university research programs, research organizations and publishers.
- Policy Archive – OPEN FREE INTERNET SOURCE - http://www.policyarchive.org/ : a comprehensive digital library of public policy research containing over 30,000 documents
Submitted by firstname.lastname@example.org on Tue, 01/10/2012 - 10:21.
The Engineering Library is sponsoring workshops in Winter Term to help you learn how to save time when searching databases, looking for books and journals and managing your research paper citations. Workshops are offered from 12noon to 1pm in the Huang Engineering Center.
- Citation Management Software, Wed. Jan 11, Huang 219
- Using Mendeley and Zotero, Fri. Jan 13 or Fri. Jan 20, Huang 203
- Save Time Searching, Wed. Jan 18, Huang 219
- SearchWorks Tips, TBA
- Finding and Using Databases, Wed. Jan 25, Huang 219
Two sessions will also be held in the Green Library
- Citation Management Software, Tue. Jan 17, 3:30-4:30 pm Green Library, IC Classroom
- Using Mendeley and Zotero, Thurs. Jan 19, Noon-1pm Green Library, IC Classroom
All students, faculty and staff are welcome to attend.