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  • Library Citations: terminology elements of a book, article or website Library Terms Abstract: Library Summary of an article Terminology library 9/16/2008 terminology Research Databases Where you will find information for your speeches
  • The Difference between the Internet and Research Databases 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 Research Databases Commercially published materials Scholarly articles are reviewed by experts Databases contents are hand selected Use these FIRST for researching a topic
  • http://youtu.be/QoJ5JJ3keUw Look at the theory… Figure out the terms to use to find articles on your topic!
  • Write down terms that relate to your subjects Remember synonyms Determine vocabulary that may be used in a database
  • publications Provide data or theoretical analysis In-depth coverage of a topic References Peer reviewed by experts Written by experts
  • publications Written by paid journalists Will provide overview of a topic Written for general public Vague references to sources NO references
  • AND Narrows a search Both terms appear in same record Terms have different meanings example: infidelity AND culture OR Broadens a search Either term may appear in record Terms have similar meanings example: (adultery OR cheating)
  • asterisk Can look for multiple endings of a word or plurals theor* theory theories Allows you to specify how close you want your terms to appear in the record Proximity Phrase Searching online w1 interaction within one words “online interaction”
  • Sample Searches (cloth* or dress) and first impression* Interpersonal deception theory and nonverbal Deception detection and mood Self disclosure and social penetration
  • Use “times cited” or “cited references” links to find more sources Some full text ALWAYS mark on the “Scholarly Peer Reviewed” checkbox
  • Getting the Article Full Text HTML ArticleReach
  • If the record isn’t full text Click on Get@CSULB to determine availability
  • Get it @CSULB box pops up
  • makes getting an article as simple as saying, "I want it!"
  • Does the source: Meet the requirements of your assignment? Help you answer your research question? Include relevant information for your topic? 9/16/2008 Give the pro or con of an argument?
  • Citing sources Instagram Image by karen_yim 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
  • Get a Library Password Go to Coast https://coast.library.csul b.edu/patroninfo Type in your name, CSULB I.D. #, and a Password of your choice Confirm Password by typing it twice more If the screen shows your name- it worked! If you forgot your password call: 562 985-5512 and get it erased so you can create a new one!
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