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Accessing Citations of Books and Book Reviews

 

Which are the online reference materials used to access Citations of Books and Book Reviews  and why using them ?

 

Serge Noiret,
Wednesday 23rd of January 2008,
Sala Triaria, Villa Schifanoia 

 

Why searching in citations for books (and journal articles)

 

  • for widening a topical bibliography
  • online bibliographical/full-text databases integrate often book reviews
  • Online reference tools to search in citations:

 

Thomson Scientific ISI Web of Knowledge with Art and Humanities Citations Index (1990-) and Social Science Citations Index (1990-).

Which online references tools provides book reviews ?

  • A specific reference tool for accessing Book Reviews is IBR – Internationale Bibliographie der Buchrezensionen . "IBR contains over 990.753 entries about book reviews from the years 1985-. The database is international and interdisciplinary, the reviews have been published in approx. 6.219 academic journals mainly in the Humanities and Social Sciences." How to use IBR ?
  • JSTOR (Journal Storage) and also PAO, (Periodicals Archive Online) includes book reviews published in academic Journals.
  • Specialized discussion’s lists like H-Review H-Net Book Reviews and advanced search

How could I store my book reviews ?

  • Photocopies
  • Creating a word file, a pdf file, a web document....
  • Using Bibliographic software’s like EndNote or Scribe or RefWorks etc.
  • Using Zotero (See Atelier Multimédia presentation of Zotero)
  • Using qualitative research tools like Atlas-ti, the qualitative data software

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