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WWS Graduate Student Guide

Library Orientation

**Donald E. Stokes Library (lower level Wallace) Please e-mail librarians for library research help

 


Library Overview

Stokes Library:  Lower level Wallace; 2 separate collections housed separately:
WWS Reserve Readings and the Ansley J. Coale Population Research Collection
2 collaborative study rooms, study space and carrels, e-classroom, public pcs, scanner

Firestone Library:  materials on Economics, Politics, International Relations, Sociology, History..
Map of campus libraries:  http://library.princeton.edu/about/locations

 


**Princeton University Library web page   
 

**Search for books, documents, videos, articles, etc **

              All Search:  Find books, articles, and more  http://library.princeton.edu/

              
              New Beta Catalog (Books and More)  http://pulsearch.princeton.edu/
              (Use to locate books, journal titles, government documents and more)        
              Renew items using Your Account
              Logon to your account to renew books, access Article Express and Borrow Direct, etc

              http://library.princeton.edu/account
        
             Search for scholarly & magazine articles, newspaper articles, etc
            Use Articles+ http://library.princeton.edu/ for a broad article search
             For a more targeted search, click on Databases, then By Subject (Politics, Economics, Sociology.

             Use Findit@PUL to link to Full-text if article does not link directly      
             Google Scholar https://scholar.google.com/  Search r articles, theses, books, and court opinions


       

  Library Requests for books, articles, etc not available or checked out

             Article Express     Receive quick delivery of articles not available at PUL
             Borrow Direct      Borrow books checked out or not owned by PUL; delivery usually 4 days
             Interlibrary loan  Get articles and books not available through AE or BD


**Data & Statistical Services (lab is located at A-12-G  A floor (map) in Firestone Library )       
           http://dss.princeton.edu/cgi-bin/dataresources/guides.cgi

           Training Workshops for R and Stata

           http://dss.princeton.edu/training/ (live and online available)

 


   GIS (Maps and Geospatial information) contact : Wangyal Shawa
           Map Portal


**Bibliographic Management Software:  http://libguides.princeton.edu/bibman   
           Zotero  http://libguides.princeton.edu/zotero
           Mendeley http://libguides.princeton.edu/c.php?g=84558&p=541662         


Course Reserves

          https://pulsearch.princeton.edu/course_reserves
           Print books in Stokes Reserves stacks; 3 hour check-out plus overnight option


Circulation Policies

          http://library.princeton.edu/services/privileges/graduate-students


Library/Stokes/Public Policy Research Guides

          WWS Graduate Student Guide http://libguides.princeton.edu/Grads

           Economics and Finance FAQ http://faq.library.princeton.edu/econ/

           Research Guides by Subject


Selected Newspapers/Economist

     

Guide to Newspaper Resources

     http://libguides.princeton.edu/newspapers (links to Lexis, Factiva, etc)
           

     New York Times Digital Edition (read on your mobile device)

     http://libguides.princeton.edu/NYT

     Wall Street Journal

     Wall Street Journal (Factiva) (last 2 weeks with images)

     Wall Street Journal (Proquest Digital Microfilm) (2008+)

 

     Financial Times
     August 2004+ for FT.Com; 2005+ for newspaper (access through FT.COM; 
     Registration required for premium account
     http://www.ft.com/home/uk
            

     Economist

     http://www.economist.com/?sa_campaign=bulk/eiu/princetonuniversity/blank


Selected Country Resources
     World Development Indicators
      http://library.princeton.edu/resource/4159
      EIU country reports
     http://library.princeton.edu/resource/3751

 


Printing in the Library

     http://library.princeton.edu/services/technology/printing-general
      Printing from a laptop: http://library.princeton.edu/services/technology/printing-laptop

      Printing quotas: http://helpdesk.princeton.edu/kb/display.plx?ID=9975


Manuals for Citing Sources:  http://library.princeton.edu/help/citing-sources

      Online versions of Chicago, MLA and APA style manuals
      Citing UN documents: http://ask.un.org/faq/14438


**Accessing Library resources from off-campus  

     http://library.princeton.edu/services/technology/off-campus-access

     Often able to use PU username password when prompted for electronic access
     Setting up SRA: http://helpdesk.princeton.edu/kb/display.plx?ID=6023

WWS Graduate Orientation

Economist

Financial Times

Wall Street Journal