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Opposing Viewpoints in Context a good resource for finding a clear layout of viewpoints, academic articles, primary resources, images, and news about a topic. Start by going to Browse Topics on the upper left corner of the home page
CQ Researcher is a good resource for finding in depth reports on popular news topics. Try Hot Topics on the right hand side of the page, or the Browse Topics and Browse Reports drop down menus on the top of the page
General OneFile covers news and periodicals focusing on wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, humanities, law, literature and art, social sciences, sports, and technology. Start with a Subject Guide search
ProQuest Research Library includes Proquest Education, Health Management, Psychology, Social Science journals, and Ebrary Ebooks
ScienceDirect provides full-text articles and books in science, math, education, communications, economics and more.
PsycINFO provides access to international literature in psychology and related disciplines such as psychiatry, education, business, computers, medicine, nursing, pharmacology, law, linguistics, and social work
Tips for searching
- Use quotation marks around phrases or names
- Brainstorm keywords and terms before you start your search
- Recommended terms: technological innovations, future, trends, forecasting
- Look at the limiters offered by databases (typically on the left, or right hand side after a search)
- You can narrow by source type, publication date, subject, language, and more
- Use Google or Wikipedia as a starting point, not an ending point
- Use subject headings and indexes attached to articles to explore more terms
Using the ACCORD Rubric
The Library's Guide on Evaluating Resources explains the ACCORD rubric, developed by Ithaca College Librarians, that we will use in this session.
Briefly ACCORD means:
Agenda - Why was this information made available?
Credentials - Is the author of the source credible?
Citations - Does the author cite sources?
Oversight - Has the information been reviewed or refereed?
Relevance - Does the source fit your needs?
Date - When was the information published/updated?
This Week in Tech: Discussions around current events in technology. Each week offers a different panel with different backgrounds
Future Thinkers Podcast: A tech-based transcendentalism show where hosts Mike Gilliland and Euvie Ivanova analyze life through the paradigm of technology as opposed to nature
MLA Citation and Writing Style Resources
MLA is the citation style used by most disciplines in the Humanities. Here is my guide to the latest (2016) update of the MLA style.
- Forecasting and Management of Technology
- Global megatrends: seven patterns of change shaping our future
- Persistent Forecasting of Disruptive Technologies
- Path to Posthumanity : 21st Century Technology and Its Radical Implications for Mind, Society and Reality
- Technological Change and the Future of Warfare
- Future Impact of Automation on Workers
- Robots in Space : Technology, Evolution, and Interplanetary Travel
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