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GSAS 301d: Social Science Proposal and Dissertation Writing Seminar

Resources for graduate students in the social sciences who are engaged in writing a proposal or dissertation.

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Contact Your Subject Librarian

Chat: Use the Ask a Librarian slide out on any of the Research pages to chat with a librarian during service hours.


Your Liaison Librarians

Contact your liaison librarian for

  • a brainstorming partner,
  • a search strategy consultation for your literature review,
  • help finding bibliographies, review articles, data and/or hard-to-find primary sources,
  • polishing up your citations.



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Maric Kramer

Make an appointment with Maric

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Laura Hibbler

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Social Policy

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Aimee Slater

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Other Specialists

Contact our data services team for help with data analysis and visualization tools.

Data Analysis in the Social Sciences

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Margarita Corral

Schedule an appointment with Margarita

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Alex Willett

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Learn more about Data Services at Brandeis Library.

Learn Zotero or EndNote

Make a one-on-one appointment to learn how to use Zotero or EndNote software to collect, organize, cite, and share your sources.

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