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Communication 200 Rhetoric Research


Second session for Comm 200 class- Rhetoric session..

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  • 1. Tiffini Travis Communication Studies Librarian Communication 200Introduction to Communication ResearchRhetoric
  • 2. Citations:elements of a book, article or website Abstract: Summary of an article Get it @CSULB: links you to the full text of the article Research Databases: The ONLY place you should go for your scholarly articles
  • 3. Scholarly Sources
  • 4. Narrows a search Both terms appear in same record Terms have different meanings example: internet AND socialization AND OR Broadens a search Either term may appear in record Terms have similar meanings example: (viewing OR watching)
  • 5. Can look for multiple endings of a word or plurals theor*theory theories asterisk Proximity Phrase Searching Allows you to specify how close you want your terms to appear in the record online w1interaction “online interaction”
  • 6. Scholarlypublications Does not follow a standard format Published in an academic journal Contains words like: analysis, representations, rhetoric, hegemony, popular culture, critique References are not all academic Uses MLA citation style 5 ways to tell it’s a Rhetoric Article
  • 7. RED FLAGS Contains numbers or data Says “content analysis” Says “this study” Is reviewing a BOOK
  • 8.
  • 9. synonyms related terms Select a socially relevant artifact Background Information Genre Major Themes
  • 10. masculinity film Motion pictures sports Football Factory soccer Hooligans LondonFootball FactoryImages of Masculinity and violence Football Factory
  • 11. Masculinity and (motion picture* or film*) Sports and masculin* Football Factory Soccer and hooligan* London and sport* and violence Football supporters and england West ham millwall Football Factory
  • 12. Things to remember when researching Rhetoric Think in terms of themes, big picture research, social significance for scholarly research Think outside the box! Depending on your artifact it might not have scholarly research
  • 13. Communication & Mass Media complete
  • 14. Film Literature Index (1976-2001) Film Research Film Literature Index(1973 to date PRINT) Humanities and Social Sciences Index Retrospective
  • 15. Music Databases RILM Abstracts of Music Literature Music Index
  • 16. Social Significance American history and life Historical Abstracts Socio-political sources JSTOR
  • 17. Library Catalog
  • 18. Tiffini I am STILL Confused