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  • 1. Tiffini Travis Communication Studies Librarian
  • 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. Research TOPIC. What kinds of information do you need? Determine which databases and information sources you need Identify Keywords and Synonyms
  • 4. Pick: a few terms to mix and match Translate: your topic into keywords or segments Research TOPIC.
  • 5. Teenagers High school students Young adults At risk youth Concept A Concept B Addiction Drug abuse Rehabilitation Prevention programs
  • 6. Narrows a search Both terms appear in same record Terms have different meanings example: young adults AND addiction AND OR Broadens a search Either term may appear in record Terms have similar meanings example: (drug abuse OR addiction)
  • 7. Proximity Phrase Searching Asterisk SHIFT+8 on the keyboard Can look for multiple endings of a word or plurals addict* addict, addiction, addicts Allows you to specify how close you want your terms to appear in the record drug w1 abuse
  • 8. OneSearch Databases by Topic
  • 9. FULL TEXT PDF BEACHREAC H GETTING THE FULL TEXT. GET IT @CSULB
  • 10. APA and MLA Styles USE: Owl Purdue Writing Guides Citing SOURCES.
  • 11. Renew books Log on from off campus Library PASSWORD. Request items from BeachReach
  • 12. Tiffini Travis ttravis@csulb.edu

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