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David Michalski

Social and Cultural Studies Librarian
Research Support Services
Shields Library

David Michalski is available for research assistance, term paper help, orientations, research collaborations, library instruction, and collection development requests. As the Social and Cultural Studies Librarian, Dr. Michalski is one of the librarians at UC Davis who is responsible for making sure the University Library serves the research and teaching mission of the University. He works at a public reference desk and helps build and maintain our extensive reference and research collections available at UC Davis. He holds office hours for research consultations for students, graduates and faculty. He is also available to teach information and research skills classes in the humanities and social sciences. He has taught hundreds of such sessions over the years and met with thousands of students and faculty, letting them know what the University Library has to offer, trading search strategies, and always learning more about what students and researchers are working on at UC Davis. Dr. Michalski’s research interests include: critical theory, sociology of consumer society, corporate culture, aesthetics, urban studies, ethnography and documentary poetics, and food and culture studies.

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March 22, 2017

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Asian American Studies
March 22, 2017

There is no single database that will cover the literature of Asian American Studies, but Asian American Studies literature is indexed in a variety of databases. This lists two important journals in Asian American…

African and African American Studies
March 22, 2017

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Social Science Data Resources: United States
March 20, 2017

This guide is a starting point for finding commonly requested data series on the U.S.  primarily from government agencies and commercial resources.

Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
March 22, 2017

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February 7, 2017

A subject guide for sociology highlighting key resources for the discovery of research literature. Office Hours: Schedule an Appointment

April 6, 2017

Geography is a multi-disciplinary field. This guide introduces students to a variety of resources for the study of human and physical geography. Office Hours: Schedule an Appointment

Community Development
April 4, 2017

This guide outlines some of the databases and research tools most useful for examining community development issues. Office Hours: Schedule an Appointment

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