Darwin's Dangerous Words: The Rhetoric of Evolution

Term: 
Wtr 2009
Section: 
PWR 1

Librarian

Sarah Lester
Engineering Outreach Librarian, Engineering Library
slester@stanford.edu

Getting Started

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  2. Find Books, Journal Titles and Media in Stanford's Online Catalog, SearchWorks.
  3. Find Articles in Selected Databases.
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Find Evolution Resources

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Reference sources

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Soc/Psych Resources

Reference Sources

Suggested Databases for Sociology or Psychology topics:

  • Annual Reviews Social Sciences: Annual Reviews in Psychology and Sociology. Articles provide overviews of current scholarship on key topics.
  • Buros Institute of Mental Measurements online keyword search: Search by Keyword Anywhere for commercially published tests. Results indicate which volume of Mental Measurements Yearbook provide scholarly reviews and summaries of the test.
  • Communication & mass media complete: Offers information from over 600 journals in communication, mass media and related fields
  • Communication Studies: A Sage Full-Text Collection: covers such subjects as Journalism, Public Opinion, Political Communication, Mass Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Cultural Studies / Intercultural Communication, Television / Film Studies, Media Studies, Business Communication, Organizational / Management Communication, Written Communication, Rhetoric, and Literacy Studies
  • PsycINFO: Contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, and technical reports in the field of psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines including medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business and law
  • Sociological Abstracts: Abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Full text available through Find it @ Stanford link.
  • Sociology: Full text of articles on such subjects as Childhood, Contemporary Sociology, Comparative Sociology, Consumer Culture, Classical Sociology, Ethnic Studies, Gender Studies, Leisure Studies, Social Theory, Sociology of Sport, and Sociology of Work and Employment (Labor Studies).
  • Social Science Research Network "Tomorrow's Research Today": working papers and open access scholarly articles
Instructor: 
Carluccio