On today’s episode of Safety of Work, we discuss how practitioners can find and read research. We thought this was a great topic, as this is often a dilemma for safety practitioners.
Tune in to hear our discussion and insights.
- Journals and how content gets submitted.
- Using Google Scholar instead of Google.
- Search tips.
- How to request copies of papers.
- University access to research papers.
- How to determine what is being measured in a paper.
- Internal and external validity.
- The difference between papers and books.
- Why you shouldn’t pay for papers.
“The basic rule for what is legal and what is not, is authors own the text until they submit it to a publisher.”
“Anyone who’s got even just a student account at a university, shares in the subscription. So if they log in, while they’re on campus, then they have free access to a lot of stuff which is paywalled, when they’re off campus.”
“Internal validity is how much within the scope of the paper it has correctly answered the question.”