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Last Updated: Sep 16, 2015     Views: 21

This is a hotly contested topic that has been well covered in the news and economic publications.  The library has several resources to help you assess the validity or falseness of job loss due to technological innovation.

Academic Search Premier is an online database that has hundreds of potential articles on the subject.  You can find this database within the A section on our Articles & Databases webpage.
See search tips below:

1. Start your search with "job loss" and "technology" as keywords. 
2. When you find a good article, look in the subject terms area of the record to find similar articles. "Automation" is another powerful keyword that will lead you to research on the effects of automization on the job economy.

3.  For more articles, try the  Issues and Controversies database under the I section of our Articles & Databases webpage.
4. Try searching with the keyword  "Automation."  You will see article reports on automation and the history of the controversy in this database.