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Communication Studies 130
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  • Communication Studies 130

    1. 1. To make library research way easier
    2. 2. Get a Library Password
    3. 3. 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?
    4. 4. Write down terms that relate to your subjects Determine vocabulary that may be used in a database
    5. 5. Collect data or statistics that support your argument Search for books or articles that have both pro and con arguments Search for articles that are all pro or all con Bonus
    6. 6. Narrows a search Both terms appear in same record Terms have different meanings. example: infidelity AND culture AND OR Broadens a search Either term may appear in record Terms have similar meanings. Always use () around terms example: (adultery OR cheating)
    7. 7. 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 w1 interaction within ONE word “online interaction”
    8. 8. Workers Workplace Employees managers Concept A Concept B Aggression Violence Anger management Gun control Mental health
    9. 9. connect your variables Fast Food and Obesity Prop* 47 and “crime rate” (college or university) and employment
    10. 10. 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
    11. 11. 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?
    12. 12. Click on Get@CSULB to 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 Websites Web sites
    15. 15. Stati stics Statistics Data Statistics Data statistics
    16. 16. Books Articles In-text citations Book Chapters Web Sites OWL Purdue Writing Guides This page provides links to a variety of online examples of citing in both MLA and APA styles

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