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ICPSR webinar on the use of statistics in the social sciences – Deirdre McCloskey

By on October 24, 2013

 Join the ICPSR  for a Webinar on Monday, October 28, 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT.   No registration required.   Visit https://connect.umms.med.umich.edu/mccloskey/ and enter as a Guest  Description: Existence, arbitrary statistical significance, philosophical possibilities uncalibrated to the sizes of important effects in the world are useless for science. Yet in medical science, in population biology, in much of sociology, political […]

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Political and Social Sciences

Interesting databases on trial

By on May 16, 2013

The Library currently has a number of databases and e-resources on trial of interest to political and social scientists.  Below are brief descriptions.  More information and links taking you to the database can be found on the Library’s Database Trial Page 1.  Oxford Handbooks Online:  is a collection of subject-based research guides containing in-depth, high-level articles […]

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Editorial Vacancy: Co-Editor, European Political Science

By on May 16, 2013

European Political Science (EPS) is an international journal launched in 2001 by the ECPR, and published by Palgrave Macmillan since 2005. It publishes contributions by, and for, the political science community. EUI  members have full access to all issues online through the link in the Library catalogue  The ECPR is seeking an experienced political scientist […]

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Electronic Resources | General | Political and Social Sciences

Keesing’s World News Archive since 1931

By on April 11, 2013

Keesing’s World News Archive records the world’s most significant political, social and economic events from 1931 to present, incorporating the content of Keesing’s Record of World Events (issued in print). Events covered include elections and changes of government; wars, treaties, appointments, and diplomacy; terrorism and issues of internal security; legislation, budgets, economic developments and international […]

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Electronic Resources | Political and Social Sciences

80 million articles available on open access

By on March 7, 2013

FreeFullPDF.com is a search engine developed by the French company KnowMade, specialized in the search for pdf format scientific articles. It currently provides more than 80 million open access articles”. The knowledge areas concerned are medicine, biology, chemistry, physics, materials science, humanities and social sciences. Searches cannot be saved and no alert system is provided.

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