Gender Communication Research The Stereotype of the Librarianhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/4819100113/
Start with your topic Create a research question Select key terms that describe your topichttp://www.flickr.com/photos/rebecca_finch/3035711259/ Think of synonyms and related terms or information sources you can use for searching
Narrows a search Both terms appear in same recordAND Terms have different meanings example: gender AND communication Broadens a search Either term may appear in recordOR Terms have similar meanings example: women OR woman
Can look for multiple endings of a word or pluralsasterisk rhetor* rhetoric, rhetorical Allows you to specify how close you want your terms to appear in the recordProximity online w interaction online W1 interaction “online interaction”
Primary Research Databases for Gender and Communication Communication & Mass Media Complete GenderWatch Socindexhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/shushyou/4042299493/
COAST the library catalog Only things we have at CSULB E-Books Books Journals by Titlehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/eyeline-imagery/2957809796/
Finding Full Text articles in most databaseshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/cheesebikini/232192639 2/
If the record isn’t full text Click on Get it @ CSULB or SFX to determine availability
SFX box pops up “online via”indicates the item is full text on the computer
Click link for “Check availability in COAST” Determine where your volum Get it from ORCA or Off the shelf
SFX Box: NO electronic or print If there is no full text available at CSULB, the option for getting the article for free from the
makes getting an article as simple as saying, "I want it!"
Citing with EBSCOHOST Click here to get the APA Citation formatted
Now that you found itwhat do you do with it? http://www.flickr.com/photos/laurak/104736630/
Citing sources YouTube Videos Books Articles Book Chapters In-text citationsOWL Purdue Style GuidesThis page provides links to a variety ofonline examples of citing in both MLA andAPA styles
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