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Fall Research Workshops: Social and Cultural Studies

September 6th, 2012 by David Michalski

Social and Cultural Studies Library Research Workshop

w/ David Michalski, MLS, PhD. (michalski@ucdavis.edu)

1st Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Place: Library Instruction Lab, 1st Floor Peter J. Shields Library (near Reserves Desk)

2nd Date: Thursday, October 18, 2012
Time: 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Place: Library Instruction Lab, 1st Floor Peter J. Shields Library (near Reserves Desk)

This workshop invites graduate students, faculty and other researchers to see and practice with the latest research tools available. Learn effectively ways to construct literature reviews, frame new research questions, and navigate and evaluate the wide variety of information sources available at the University of California and beyond.

Topics covered include:

The latest in database searching (including the Proquest transisiton databases),
Citation analysis and cited reference searches,
Locating primary source material,
and the use of interdisciplinary and specialized reference works.

Participants are encouraged to bring along research projects as well as any questions they have about the University Library.
Let us learn how we can serve you better.

David Michalski is a UC Davis Librarian subject specialist in the Humanities and Social Sciences Department responsible to these departments and programs: Sociology, Psychology, Human, Community and Regional Development, Geography, Women and Gender Studies, Ethnic Studies, African and African American Studies, Asian American Studies and Cultural Studies.

For more info see: http://people.lib.ucdavis.edu/~davidm/mycard.html

Green from A to Z, introducing the SAGE Reference Series on Green Society

August 24th, 2012 by David Michalski

This series of reference guides on sustainability and environmental issues cuts across the disciplines, providing background articles and review literature  for those researching the latest thinking on all things “green”.  Our set is located in the Humanities and Social Sciences reference collection on the 2nd Floor of Shields Library.

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Titles in the series include:

Green business : an A-to-Z guide / general editor Nevin Cohen.
Los Angeles : Sage Publications, c2011.

Subjects :
Business enterprises — Environmental aspects.
Management — Environmental aspects.
Green products.
Green marketing.

Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference HD30.255 .G734 2011
Lib Use Only

Green cities : an A-to-Z guide / general editor, Nevin Cohen.
Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, 2011.

Subjects :
Urban ecology (Sociology)
Sustainable urban development.
Urbanization — Environmental aspects.
City planning — Environmental aspects.

Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference HT241 .G735 2011 Lib
Use Only

Green consumerism : an A-to-Z guide / Juliana Mansvelt, general editor.
Los Angeles : Sage Reference, c2011.

Subjects :
Consumption (Economics) — Environmental aspects.
Environmental responsibility.

Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference HB801 .G785 2011 Lib
Use Only

Green culture : an A-to-Z guide / Kevin Wehr, editor.
Los Angeles ; London : Sage Publications, c2011.

Subjects :
Sustainable living.
Environmentalism.

Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference GE196 .G74 2011 Lib
Use Only

Green education : an A-to-Z guide / Julie Newman, editor.
Thousand Oaks : Sage, c2011.

Subjects :
Sustainable development — Study and teaching.

Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference HC79.E5 G6898 2011 Lib
Use Only

Green energy : an A-to-Z guide / general editor, Dustin Mulvaney.
Los Angeles ; London : Sage Publications, c2011.

Subjects :
Clean energy industries — Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference HD9502.5.C542 G74 2011
Lib Use Only

Green ethics and philosophy : an A-to-Z guide / Julie Newman, editor.
Thousand Oaks, CA. : SAGE Publications, Inc., c2011.

Subjects :
Environmental ethics.
Human ecology — Philosophy.

Shields Library GE42 .G735 2011 Regular Loan

Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference GE42 .G735 2011 Lib
Use Only

Green food : an A-to-Z guide / Dustin Mulvaney, general editor.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Pub., c2011.

Subjects :
Food industry and trade — Environmental aspects.
Produce trade — Environmental aspects.
Agriculture — Environmental aspects.
Environmental responsibility.
Sustainability.

Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference TD195.F57 G74 2011 Lib
Use Only

Green health : an A-to-Z guide / Oladele Ogunseitan, editor.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2011.

Subjects :
Health attitudes.
Health behavior.
Green movement.

Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference RA776.9 .G738 2011 Lib
Use Only

Green issues and debates : an A-to-Z guide / Howard S. Schiffman, general
editor.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c2011.

Subjects :
Environmentalism.
Sustainable living.

Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference GE195 .G736 2011 Lib
Use Only

Green politics : an A-to-Z guide / Dustin Mulvaney, general editor ; Paul
Robbins, series editor.
Los Angeles : Sage Publications, c2011.

Subjects :
Environmental policy.
Environmental protection — Political aspects.
Conservation of natural resources — Political aspects.
Sustainability — Political aspects.

Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference GE170 .G733 2011 Lib
Use Only

Green technology : an A-to-Z guide / Dustin Mulvaney, general editor.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c2011.

Subjects :
Green technology.
Sustainable engineering.
Environmental engineering.
Energy conservation.

Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference TA170 .G75 2011 Lib
Use Only

Encyclopedia of consumption and waste : the social science of garbage

July 20th, 2012 by David Michalski


Encyclopedia of consumption and waste : the social science of garbage / Carl A. Zimring, general editor ; William L. Rathje, consulting editor.

Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference HD4482 .E53 2012 Lib Use Only

Other title : Social science of garbage

Subject:
Refuse and refuse disposal — Social aspects — Encyclopedias.
Consumption (Economics) — Social aspects — Encyclopedias.

Social and Cultural Studies Librarian Office Hours

May 14th, 2012 by David Michalski

Working on a term paper in the social sciences or the humanities?
Starting a new research project?
Interested in the latest means to discover and track scholarly literature?

Social and Cultural Studies Librarian, David Michalski is available for consultations.

Make an appointment to develop a custom search strategy, and make sure you are getting the most out of your library resources.
http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu/ul/forms/officehours/index.php?office=1

Chocolate

April 18th, 2011 by Michael Winter

Louis Grivetti and Howard-Yana Shapiro, eds. Chocolate: history, culture, and heritage. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, 2009. With a bibliography by Bio-Ag’s Axel Borg and Humanities and Social Sciences Librarian Adam Siegel. Axel Borg’s contribution to this volume is acknowledged in several other capacities.

http://ucdavis.worldcat.org/oclc/230180369