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Communication Studies 130
Communication Studies 130
Communication Studies 130
Communication Studies 130
Communication Studies 130
Communication Studies 130
Communication Studies 130
Communication Studies 130
Communication Studies 130
Communication Studies 130
Communication Studies 130
Communication Studies 130
Communication Studies 130
Communication Studies 130
Communication Studies 130
Communication Studies 130
Communication Studies 130
Communication Studies 130
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Communication Studies 130

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This is a slide presentation for Comm 131 at CSU Long Beach.

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    • 1. To make library research way easier
    • 2. What kinds of information do you need? Where is that information available? What is the easiest way to get it? Who is going to study the topic?
    • 3. Write down terms that relate to your subjectsDetermine vocabulary that may be used in a database
    • 4. Collect data or statistics that support your argument Search for books or articles that have both pro and con argumentsSearch for articles that are all pro or all con
    • 5. Narrows a search Both terms appear in same record Terms have different meanings example: infidelity AND culture AND ORBroadens a search Either term may appear in record Terms have similar meanings example: adultery OR cheating
    • 6. Can look for multiple endings of a word or plurals measure*measure measures asterisk Proximity Phrase Searching Allows you to specify how close you want your terms to appear in the record online w1interaction within ONE word “online interaction”
    • 7. connect your variables Fast Food and Obesity Prop* 47 and “crime rate” (college or university) and employment
    • 8. 2 One Search Databases by Topic or the databases on this course guide
    • 9. Workers Workplace Employees managers Concept A Concept B Aggression Violence Anger management Gun control Mental health
    • 10. Does the source: Help you answer your research question? Meet the requirements of your assignment? Include relevant information for your topic? Give the pro or con of an argument? Provide data or facts?
    • 11. Library terminology Library Terms Library Terminology library terminology Library Cite Now/Cite/Cited by: Look for these words to find the APA/MLA citations Get it at CSULB: Click on link to get full text BeachReach Request an article when it is not full text from Get it at CSULB
    • 12. Click on Get@CSULBto determine availability
    • 13. Takes 48-72 HOURS We deliver it to you via link in your email
    • 14. Web sites Web sites Websites Web sites Websites Websites Web sites Websites WebsitesWeb sites
    • 15. Statistics Statistics Data Statistics Data statistics
    • 16. Books Articles In-text citations Book Chapters Web SitesOWL Purdue Writing Guides This page provides links to a variety of online examples of citing in both MLA and APA styles
    • 17. Get a Library Password

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