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Sociology 462

  1. 1. MedicalSociology Soc 462
  2. 2. Today we will cover….Citation Management (refworks)Basic Search StrategyNarrowing and Expanding SearchesOne search/selecting the right databaseFinding additional help
  3. 3. Before we start doing research RefworksFirst get a Refworks AccountSign up for the account at refworks.comSet up a folder and we are ready to save articles Remember- even if the article is full text- put it in your refworks file so you can have the citation
  4. 4. Basic Search Strategy Narrows a search Both terms appear in same recordAND Terms have different meanings example: Blacks AND depression Broadens a search Either term may appear in recordOR Terms have similar meanings example: (mental health OR psychology)
  5. 5. Narrowing and expanding Can look for multiple endings of a word or pluralsasterisk hisp* hispanics, hispanic, hispanic americans Allows you to specify how close you want your terms to appear in the recordProximity social w1 identity = social identity = “social identity”
  6. 6. Self disclosure and health information Single parents and depressionSocial environment and stigma and disease
  7. 7. 5 ways to start your search effectively1. Pick the correct database2. Match your terminology to the database3. Search more than one database4. Keep track of your citations in refworks5. Contact me for help BEFORE you get frustrated!
  8. 8. 2 Ways to Search Not every search is alike!The new interface of thelibrary allows you to findinformation in anexpansive search. One Search Searches for books, articlesThe databases by topic and reports across manyallow you to find articles databasesin a specific disciplineand use more advanceterminology Databases by Topic Select Medical or Sociology and search databases individually
  9. 9. Getting the ArticleFull Text HTMLBeachReach
  10. 10. If the record isn’t full text Click on Get@CSULB to determine availability
  11. 11. Get it @CSULB box pops up
  12. 12. makes getting an article as simple as saying, "I want it!"
  13. 13. I am still confused…
  14. 14. Additional HelpTiffini TravisEmailttravis@csulb.eduOffice HoursOn the sociology research guide!
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