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Comm132

  1. 1. Tiffini Travis Communication Studies Librarian
  2. 2. Library TERMS. Citations: Another word for references; refers to APA/MLA BeachReach: Click on this if we do not own the full text at CSULB Get it @ CSULB: Click this button to find the full text of an article
  3. 3. Renew books Log on from off campus Library PASSWORD. Request items from BeachReach
  4. 4. Research TOPIC. What kinds of information do you need? Determine which databases and information sources you need Identify Keywords and Synonyms
  5. 5. Pick: a few terms to mix and match Translate: your topic into keywords or segments Research TOPIC.
  6. 6. Teenagers High school students Young adults At risk youth Concept A Concept B Addiction Drug abuse Rehabilitation Prevention programs
  7. 7. Use this to connect different variables. For example: homeless and shelter and
  8. 8. Use this to search for either term. Always use ( ) around OR terms. For example: (television or film) or
  9. 9. Use this to look for root endings. For example: rac* looks for racial, race, races,
  10. 10. cUse this to search for phrases. All proquest databases For example: “race relations”
  11. 11. “homeless child*” and stigma Single parent* and academic achievement Homeless and social class*
  12. 12. Choose the one that covers your topic Databases by Topic Always search at least two
  13. 13. FULL TEXT PDF BEACHREAC H GETTING THE FULL TEXT. GET IT @CSULB
  14. 14. APA and MLA Styles USE: Owl Purdue Writing Guides Citing SOURCES.
  15. 15. Tiffini Travis tiffini.travis@csulb.edu

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