Most of us use Google: the statistics are fairly clear. But how can we improve our search results or target our searches? This article explores some ways. Tips include finding similar terms, excluding terms, looking up definitions, restricting searches to specific sites, and more. Also useful is the Google Cheat Sheet. Just don't forget that you won't find everything through Google, and that our article indexes and databases are available to get you even further ahead in your scholarly research.
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CSA has announced the inaugural CSA Sociological Abstracts Discovery Prize, intended to promote teaching and learning in sociology. The prize is open to both faculty and students, with a top award of $3,000 and honourable mention awards of $500. The submission deadline is April 15, 2006.
The portal myMcGill gives you Single-Sign-On (SSO) access to Minerva, WebCT CE/Vista, Library and email. Students, check it out!
"The High Purpose Company: Why it Wins, How it Grows, and What Sets it Apart from the Fakes" is due fall 2006 (Collins Business).
If you're interested in organizing your references and creating hassle-free formatted bibliographies, the Schulich Library of Science and Engineering is offering an EndNote session on Friday, March 10, at 11:30 am. No registration is required. Other sessions are also available.
Lecture to be given by Michael Bristol, Department of English, on Thursday, March 23, 5:30 pm. All are welcome. Reception to follow.