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Gender and Communication COMM412 research presentation for CSU Long Beach Communication Studies Dept

Gender and Communication COMM412 research presentation for CSU Long Beach Communication Studies Dept

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  • 1. Gender Communication Research The Stereotype of the Librarianhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/4819100113/
  • 2. 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
  • 3. 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
  • 4. 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”
  • 5. Primary Research Databases for Gender and Communication Communication & Mass Media Complete GenderWatch Socindexhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/shushyou/4042299493/
  • 6. COAST the library catalog Only things we have at CSULB E-Books Books Journals by Titlehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/eyeline-imagery/2957809796/
  • 7. Finding Full Text articles in most databaseshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/cheesebikini/232192639 2/
  • 8. If the record isn’t full text Click on Get it @ CSULB or SFX to determine availability
  • 9. SFX box pops up “online via”indicates the item is full text on the computer
  • 10. Click link for “Check availability in COAST” Determine where your volum Get it from ORCA or Off the shelf
  • 11. 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
  • 12. makes getting an article as simple as saying, "I want it!"
  • 13. Citing with EBSCOHOST Click here to get the APA Citation formatted
  • 14. Citing with EBSCOHOST
  • 15. Now that you found itwhat do you do with it? http://www.flickr.com/photos/laurak/104736630/
  • 16. 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
  • 17. Get a Library PasswordGo to CoastType in your name, CSULB I.D. #, and a Password of your choiceConfirm Password by typing it twice moreIf the screen shows your name- it worked! https://coast.library.csulb.edu/patroninfo
  • 18. !!!http://csulb.libguides.com/commclassesOffice Hours:Updated weeklyEmail: Put thecourse and yourname in the subjectlineInstant Message: ifthe chat box saysonline- ask me aquestion!