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ECON 580: Advanced Labor Economics

What's in this guide

What's in this guide?

Doing research can feel like trying to drink water from a fire hydrant. Use this guide with curated lists of databases and data sources to make your research process more efficient. Meet with Nancy to talk about where to get started, which data source or database is right for your research question; or, send an email.

Citation Resources

Citation Resources

Citing Information Tutorial

Using a citation manager keeps you organized. Zotero's browser plugin lets you save articles, webpages, etc., directly as you search.

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How to Use Databases

How to Use Databases

These videos teach you how to search in library databases to find scholarly articles, reports, some working papers, and more.

1. How to develop good keywords that will tell the database what you want.

There are 2 main search sites for library databases that you will use, EBSCO and ProQuest. Most databases for scholarly articles that you will search in use one of these sites. The next videos show you how to search.

How to search in EBSCO databases like EconLit

How to search in ProQuest databases

Google Scholar: Set Up Library Links

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