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To make library research way easier
What kinds of information do you need? 
Where is that information available? 
What is the easiest way to get it? 
Who is g...
Write down terms that relate to your subjectsDetermine vocabulary that may be used in a database
Collect data or statistics that support your argument 
Search for books or articles that have both pro and con argumentsSe...
Narrows a search 
Both terms appear in same record 
Terms have different meanings 
example: infidelity AND culture 
AND 
O...
Can look for multiple endings of a word or plurals 
measure*measure measures 
asterisk 
Proximity 
Phrase Searching 
Allow...
connect your variables 
Fast Food and Obesity 
Prop* 47 and “crime rate” 
(college or university) and employment
2 
One Search 
Databases by Topic or the databases on this course guide
Workers 
Workplace 
Employees 
managers 
Concept A 
Concept B 
Aggression 
Violence 
Anger management 
Gun control 
Mental...
Does the source: 
Help you answer your research question? 
Meet the requirements of your assignment? 
Include relevant inf...
Library 
terminology 
Library 
Terms 
Library 
Terminology 
library 
terminology 
Library 
Cite Now/Cite/Cited by: 
Look f...
Click on Get@CSULBto determine availability
Takes 48-72 HOURS 
We deliver it to you via link in your email
Web sites 
Web sites 
Websites 
Web sites 
Websites 
Websites 
Web sites 
Websites 
WebsitesWeb sites
Statistics 
Statistics 
Data 
Statistics 
Data 
statistics
Books 
Articles 
In-text citations 
Book Chapters 
Web SitesOWL Purdue Writing Guides 
This page provides links to a varie...
Get a Library Password
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    1. 1. To make library research way easier
    2. 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. 3. Write down terms that relate to your subjectsDetermine vocabulary that may be used in a database
    4. 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. 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. 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. 7. connect your variables Fast Food and Obesity Prop* 47 and “crime rate” (college or university) and employment
    8. 8. 2 One Search Databases by Topic or the databases on this course guide
    9. 9. Workers Workplace Employees managers Concept A Concept B Aggression Violence Anger management Gun control Mental health
    10. 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. 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. 12. Click on Get@CSULBto determine availability
    13. 13. Takes 48-72 HOURS We deliver it to you via link in your email
    14. 14. Web sites Web sites Websites Web sites Websites Websites Web sites Websites WebsitesWeb sites
    15. 15. Statistics Statistics Data Statistics Data statistics
    16. 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. 17. Get a Library Password
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