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Sustainable International Development (SID)

Library & research resources for the Heller School MA Program in Sustainable International Development


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Maric Kramer
In your second year, as you're focusing on your master's paper, remember that the library is here for you! Whether you're out on practicum or doing advanced study at Brandeis, I'd be happy to help you.

Literature Reviews

Learn more about doing a literature review with these tools.

What is "Peer Review?"

Peer Review in Three Minutes by NCSU Libraries is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US.

Find more short videos by NCSU Libraries at their website.

Special Advice for Practicum Students

Before Traveling to Your Practicum Site

Spending some time doing library research before you travel is a good idea for anyone, and especially good if you anticipate slow, intermittent, or limited internet access at your practicum site.

  • Make an appointment to talk with a librarian about your research topic before, during, or after writing your proposal.
  • Do as much research as you can and download full-text PDFs while you are at Brandeis.  Check out books and scan useful chapters.
  • Brush up on APA style.
  • Get to know Zotero citation management software.

While You're On Practicum

Shows the "Availability" menu in OneSearch, where you can limit to items available online.Brandeis Library is available to you from anywhere in the world!

  • Limit your results in OneSearch to items available online.
  • Get the full text of articles and book chapters delivered to you through our Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service.
  • Get a chapter of a book that is physically located in Brandeis Library through our Scan on Demand service; we'll scan it and send it to you online!
  • Remember that librarians are still here to help you! You can chat, email, or set up a video conference with us. :)