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PPOL 5170 - Public Management and Leadership: About

Goals of this Library Guide

The  short-term goals of this guide are to supplement the  Library sessions

  • Will be able to use one or two  good articles to start to build your bibliography..

  • Produce a fully referenced policy brief

The long-term goal of this guide is to help you become a thoughtful user and creator of social science information and knowledge.


Your PPOL 5170 Policy  Brief  -

Policy Recommendations

Does the writer substantiate their arguments with insights from the relevant literature? Do they address counter-arguments or evidence to the contrary?

  • Comprehensive synthesis and trenchant analysis of an abundance of material
  • The citations provide evidence for the claims made and help move the author's point forward.
  • Citation format is consistent; References section is appropriately organized.
  • Citation format is consistent; References section is appropriately organized.

Use of Literature

"Does the writer substantiate their arguments with insights from the relevant literature? Do they address counter-arguments or evidence to the contrary? Do they have a properly formatted works cited (in any style)?


Generating & Communicating Research Information & Knowledge

Research is Conducted by:

Associations | Businesses | Charities | Governments | Individuals (people)  | Institutions (universities, think tanks, etc.) | Pressure groups | Trade Unions  

►    Information is Generated from:

Research  |  Critical evaluations  | Interperative work

►   Information from, on, or about Research is Communicated  via:

Anthologies | Blogs | Books (monographs) | Book chapters | Conference Papers |  Emails | Journals |  Journal articles | Lectures | Letters | Meetings | Newsletters  | Newspapers | Reports | Seminars |  Textbooks  | Theses | Tweets

Information from, on, or about Research is Organized  in:

Article Databases | Bibliographies | Data Repositories |  Dictionaries | Encyclopedias | Library Catalogs

(Hart, 1998, p. 4)

Pre-session video & game

Watch
1) Understanding Book & Journal Citation (3 min 2 sec)
http://lbcone.ust.hk/eobj/understand-citations

2) Find Articles from Journals & Magazines (Part A : E-format) (1 min 30 sec)
http://lbcone.ust.hk/eobj/e-article">

3) Expand Your Keywords (1 min 22 sec)
https://lbcone.ust.hk/eobj/ss2-expand-keywords


Play
1) Citation Challenge
http://lbcone.ust.hk/eobj/citation-challenge

Worksheet | Powerpoint | Feedback form

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