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STS 6405 Science & Technology in Canadian Development

Just for fun

For Starters

FREE Citation Management Software

General Information

Government Information

Here are some more specifically government-related resources:

Writers want Ottawa to let scientists ‘speak for themselves’

(and follow up)

General government information webpage and Researching Canadian government policy



Finding Resources at the Library

The Library Home Page

Steacie Library Home Page!

Finding Books & Journals

  • Do a search in The York Catalogue:
    • by title: Concurrent programming in Java : design principles and patterns
    • by author: Lightman Bernard

Finding Articles

These online databases can also be found in the eResources Quick Links or Search boxes on the library home page.

Many of the other Subject Research Guides found on the home page will be relevant, including the History & Philosophy of Science one.

Article Citation Databases

  • Web of Science — Very good coverage of general social science & humanities fields, very interdisciplinary
  • Scopus — another good general database with citation information, mostly science, but vastly improved coverage of the humanities & social sciences
  • ABI Inform and Business Source Premier: full text business search engines
    • Remember, it may be handy to add “history” to searches to narrow them down
    • ie: ibm and holocaust and history
    • ie: film and animation and history and revolutionary

Full Text Databases: articles, newspapers, books

  • JSTOR — full text of various STS & history of science journals
    • For JSTOR it is important to use Advanced Search and select subject areas
    • Try:
      • Canada // “environment canada” // climate change  — also with Canadian


Where to publish?

To contact me:

Office: Steacie 102H
Also I’m on Twitter, FaceBook and Friendfeed. The Steacie Library is also on Facebook.