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  • 1. 9/16/2008 Library terminology Library Terms Library Terminology library terminology Library Citations: elements of a book, article or website Abstract: Summary of an article Research Databases Where you will find information for your speeches
  • 2. Internet Anyone can create a website Contain unfiltered information You get a lot of junk sites with every search Last resort for university level research! The Difference between the Internet and Research Databases
  • 3. Research Databases Commercially published materials Scholarly articles are reviewed by experts Databases contents are hand selected Use these FIRST for researching a topic The Difference between the Internet and Research Databases
  • 4. Figure out the terms to use to find articles on your topic! Determine vocabulary that may be used in a database Remember synonyms
  • 5. publications Provide data or theoretical analysis In-depth coverage of a topic References Peer reviewed by experts Written by experts
  • 6. publications Written by paid journalists Will provide overview of a topic Written for general public Vague references to sources NO references
  • 7. 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 example: (adultery OR cheating)
  • 8. 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 w1 interaction within one words
  • 9. Sample Searches Interpersonal deception theory and nonverbal Deception detection and mood Self disclosure and social penetration (cloth* or dress) and first impression*
  • 10. ALWAYS mark on the “Scholarly Peer Reviewed” checkbox Always limit your search to Academic Journals
  • 11. beachReach
  • 12. If the record isn’t full text Click on Get@CSULB to determine availability
  • 13. Get it @CSULB box pops up
  • 14. makes getting an article as simple as saying, "I want it!"
  • 15. Citing sources 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 Instagram Image by karen_yim
  • 16. Become a Fan of the Library on Facebook! Like Us NOW! Dennis Dyck @DennisDyck on Twitter
  • 17. Tiffini Travis ttravis@csulb.edu Please put your course and name in the subject line!