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AFRS 155 Introduction to African American Music, fall 2013 AFRS 155 Introduction to African American Music, fall 2013 Presentation Transcript

  • AFRS 150 FINDING SOURCES FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSIC Susan Luévano Ethnic Studies Librarian
  • I-CLICKERS • • • • • • What your favorite type of African American music? A) Jazz B) Gospel C) Hip-hop D) Soul E) Not sure
  • CREATING A SEARCH STRATEGY • • • • Create a thesis statement Break down your thesis statement by concept Develop research question(s) Use • Boolean operators • Truncation • Select databases & other resources • • • • • Music Index RILM Abstracts of Music Literature Black Studies Center Academic Search Complete COAST • Cite research View slide
  • I-CLICKERS • What is the first step in the research process? • A. Use the Library Home page to determine appropriate resources • B. Develop a research statement • C. Look at reference books, ie encyclopedias • D. Start searching in research databases View slide
  • RESEARCH PROCESS • Create a research statement • Son Jarocho music of Veracruz MX has profound elements of African music. • Define the questions – Ask why????
  • I-CLICKERS What research question should be addressed ? Son Jarocho music of Veracruz MX has profound elements of African music. A) What is son jarocho music? B) How did African music become part of Mexican folk music? C) What African elements are heard in son jarocho? D) All of the above.
  • HAVING TROUBLE CREATING RESEARCH QUESTIONS? • Use prompts • Who • What • Where • Why • When • How
  • I-CLICKERS What is the key to successful research? A. Deciding what databases to use. B. Using reference source, i.e. encyclopedias C. Using the right vocabulary to search in databases. • D. Working with the librarian. • • • •
  • I-CLICKERS What are the most important keyword(s)/concept(s) used here? Son Jarocho music of Veracruz MX has profound elements of African music. A) Son Jarocho AND Africa AND Veracruz B) Africa AND Mexico AND Music C) Son Jarocho AND Africa
  • RESEARCH PROCESS • Identify key concepts • Son Jarocho music of Veracruz MX has profound elements of African music.
  • Find articles where all concepts appear. RESEARCH PROCESS
  • I-CLICKERS • What are Boolean Operators? • A. Computer commands used to organize research databases • B. Computer commands used to search multiple databases at once. • C. Computer commands used to create a research strategy. • D. Computer commands used in selected databases to find full-text articles.
  • BOOLEAN OPERATORS • AND narrows a search • both variables must appear in same citation • terms are different in meaning • example: “Jazz AND New Orleans” • OR broadens a search • terms are similar in meaning • either term may appear in the record • example: “hip hop OR Rap”
  • I-CLICKERS • What is the truncation symbol? • A. @ • B. ( ) • C. ? • D. *
  • TRUNCATION • Searches root word to retrieve variant endings • • • • • Music* Musician Musicians Musically Musicality
  • I-CLICKERS • What is a peer reviewed journal article? • A. A research article that has been vetted by a team of peer scholars. • B. An research article written by a team of peer scholars. • C. A research article that has been presented at a professional conference before publication.
  • PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS • • • • Content & research model are reviewed by other scholars Based on research & written for a discipline scholars In-depth analysis Extensive bibliography
  • I-CLICKERS Name 2 databases that are used for music research. •A. Academic Search Complete and Historical Music Abstracts •B. Music Index and RILM •C. NAXOS Music Library and Oxford Music Online
  • FINDING PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES • Http://www.csulb.edu/library • 1) OneSearch: Test or preliminary search for journal articles, books & more • 2) Structured Databases by topic/title
  • ONESEARCH@ CSULB Digital front door to library resources Does NOT replace structured databases Only looks at a selected slice of library holdings
  • MUSIC INDEX • Most comprehensive database of musicrelated articles • Covers all styles and genres of music. • Scholarly journals • Availability=
  • RILM, ABSTRACT OF MUSIC LITERATURE • Books, journals, conference papers, dissertations, book chapters, bibliographies, catalogs, media materials, and all forms of scholarly communication related to music. • Availability =
  • BLACK STUDIES CENTER • Scholarly essays accompanied by timelines, images, and film clips. • Mostly full-text • Availability=
  • NO DIRECT LINK TO FULL-TEXT
  • NEED FULL-TEXT ARTICLES NOT AVAILABLE: USE BEACHREACH
  • Boolean Operators Truncation SEARCH STRATEGIES LIMIT - Scholarly LIMIT – Pub years LIMIT - Language Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • FINDING BOOKS, MEDIA & GOV DOCS • Http://www.csulb.edu/library • 1) Test or preliminary search for journal articles, books & more • 2) Library Catalog -COAST
  • Set up your Library Password/PIN USING DATABASES OFF CAMPUS Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • REVIEW: RESEARCH BASICS Step 1: Develop search strategy using  Thesis statement  Develop research questions  Identify key concepts/keywords  Boolean operators  Truncation Step 2: Search databases  Select subject related Research Databases Step 3: Search the database  Try different keywords, try different searches  Move to database subject headings  Select the best citations  Use internal citation generators when sending information Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • REVIEW: RESEARCH BASICS • Evaluate Resources • Read and evaluate sources • Step 5: Apply and use information • Synthesize information • Write up the finding and conclusion • Create your bibliography using correct citation style Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • INDIVIDUAL CONSULTATIONS • Reference Desk, 1st floor • Susan Luévano • • • • Email is best! Susan.luevano@csulb.edu U Library, 4th floor, room 116 Office hours: Wednesday, 2:00 – 4:30 or by appointment