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  1. Empirical Analysis PSC 102 Resources and Research Strategies February 8, 2006 Dr. Jim Carlson Janice Schuster Coordinator of Reference Services Phillips Memorial Library Providence College 401-865-2631 office; 401-865-2581 reference desk jschustr@providence.edu; IM: AIM, Yahoo, MSN: PCLibChat PowerPoint and handout available on the library’s web page (click on For Students, then under Instruction Services, click on Electronic Classroom Presentations)

  2. About the library: Collections • 350,000 books and bound periodical volumes • 1,650 current print periodical titles; • Access to almost 24,000 full-text electronic journals. • Over 100 bibliographic and full-text electronic databases.

  3. About the library: Services • Reference assistance: 401-865-2581 • Email reference: reference@providence.edu • Individualized research appointment: refappt@providence.edu • IM a PC librarian: AIM, Yahoo, MSN: PCLibChat

  4. Getting started:Find your way guide to… • Brief, introductory guide to research in Political Science • From the library's home page, click on “For students,” “Find your way” series, scroll down to and click on “Political Science”

  5. Locating articles: DatabasesAcademic Search Premier • Access to scholarly journals including political science and related disciplines • From the library's home page, click on “PC Databases: Titles A-Z”, then scroll down and click on name of database

  6. Locating articles: DatabasesSocial Sciences Abstracts • Interdisciplinary index to social science periodicals published from 1983+ • From the library's home page, click on “PC Databases: Titles A-Z”, then scroll down and click on name of database

  7. Locating articles: DatabasesWorldwide Political Science Abstracts • Covers over 1,500 international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration/policy. • From the library's home page, click on “PC Databases: Titles A-Z”, then scroll down and click on name of database

  8. Locating articles: DatabasesPAIS International • Indexes magazine and journal articles, books, government documents, Internet sites and other sources in the broad field of public affairs, from 1972-present • Very brief abstracts (summaries) of most articles are included • From the library's home page, click on “PC Databases: Titles A-Z”, then scroll down and click on name of database

  9. Locating articles: Article Linker • Shows options for locating the full text of an article • Full text article might be available: online in print journals at the library from other HELIN libraries via interlibrary loan

  10. HELIN Catalog: What it is • Higher Education Library Information Network • Access to books, journals, magazines, and newspapers at 8 academic and 15 health sciences libraries in RI

  11. HELIN catalog: How to use it • Direct • From the library's home page, click on HELIN Library catalog under “Popular links” • Click on Title, Author, Keyword, etc • Restrict to PC • Use InRhode to access Brown’s holdings

  12. Specialized dictionaries • REF/JK/9/P55/1997 American political dictionary • REF//JA/61/C65/1997 Dictionary of government and politics • REF/JA/61/D53/1987 Dictionary of modern political ideologies • REF/JA/61/R39/1992 Dictionary of politics • REF/JA/61/S53/1993 Dictionary of 20th century world politics • REF/JX/1226/P33/1986 Encyclopedic dictionary of international law • REF/JA/61/S54/1985 Facts on File dictionary of public administration • REF/JK/9/S43/1992 HarperCollins dictionary of American government and politics • REF/JK/9/S2/1993 Safire’s new political dictionary

  13. Specialized encyclopedias • REF/H/40/A2/I5 International encyclopedia of the social sciences • REF/JX/1407/E53 Encyclopedia of American foreign policy • REF/E/183/E5/1984 Encyclopedia of American political history • REF/JX/1974/E57/1993 Encyclopedia of arms control and disarmament • REF/JC/423/E53/1995 Encyclopedia of democracy • REF/JK/9/E526/2003 Encyclopedia of public administration and public policy • REF/JF/501/E53/1994 Encyclopedia of the American legislative system • REF/JK/511/E53/1994 Encyclopedia of the American presidency • REF/JK/1067/E63/1995 Encyclopedia of the United States congress • REF/E/183.7/E53/1997 Encyclopedia of U.S. foreign relations • REF/JX/1226/P33/1986 Encyclopedic dictionary of international Law

  14. If you need further help… always feel free to ask! Janice Schuster 401-865-2631 office; 401-865-2581 reference desk jschustr@providence.edu; IM: AIM, Yahoo, MSN: PCLibChat