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Study guide for Prof. Craig Stone's AIS 101 class.

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    • Research Roadmap forAmerican Indian Studies
      Susan Luévano, Ethnic Studies LibrarianUniversity Library, room 416
      sluevano@csulb.edu
      Office Hours: Wed. 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm or by appointment
      Library home page: http://www.csulb.edu/library
      AIS Research Guide: http://csulb.libguides.com/ais
    • Assignment w/o Roadmap
      Assignment
      Complete
      ?
      Your
      Topic
    • Books
      WRITE
      & CITE
      FIND
      EVALUATE
      APPLY/USE
      Assignment Roadmap
      Assignment
      Complete
      Your
      Topic
      Databases
      Internet
    • How to find sources
    • Step 1: Determine keywords or vocabulary search terms for topic
      Step 2: Select Database(s)
      Step 3: Search the Database(s)
      Try different keywords, try different searches
      Select the best citations
      Research process
    • What is the best vocabulary/search term/keyword to use for AIS research?
      A. American Indians
      B. Native people
      C. Indigenous people
      D. Indians of North America
      E. All of the above
      ANSWER: E.
      Quiz Show
    • 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.
      ANSWER: C
      Quiz Show
    • How to combine termsCreate search statements using Boolean operators
      ANDnarrows a search.
      Both variables must appear in same citation.
      Terms have different meanings.
      Water ANDGila River Indian Reservation
      OR broadens a search.
      Either term may appear in citation.
      Terms have similar meanings.
      American IndiansORFirst People
    • What is the truncation symbol?
      A. @
      B. ( )
      C. ?
      D. *
      ANSWER: D
      Quiz Show
    • Add truncation symbol to root word
      Truncation symbol searches all forms of the word
      Educat*
      Educate
      Educated
      Educates
      Educating
      Truncation
    • Which search strategy is better for searching for articles on the history of American Indian boarding schools in California?
      A. Indian*and boarding school* and history
      B. Native American*orindian* and boarding school*
      C. Indian* and boarding school* and California
      D. Any of the above
      Quiz Show
    • American Indian Experience
      The American Indian Experience contains over 150 full-text titles, primary documents and images documenting the American Indian experience.
      treaties, speeches, captivity narratives, maps, photographs, traditional tales
    • Project Muse
      Provides the full-text electronic versions for 8 AIS scholarly journals.
    • Ethnic NewsWatch
      • Full-text newspaper, magazine, newsletter, & journal articles written by and about various ethnic groups including Native People worldwide
      • Indian Country Today, News from Indian Country, the Seminole Tribune , Fort Apache Scout, Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education.
    • American Indian Culture & Research Journal
    • American Indian Culture and Research Journal
    • Library Pin
      Why do I need another account?
      3 good reasons:
      Access all Library databases off campus
      Access to your Library account – see what you have checked out
      Access Interlibrary Loan documents
    • Setting up your Library account
      Library Home page
      My library account
      Type in your name, CSULB I.D. #, click submit
    • What do you look for to determine if a website is a reliable source of information?
      A. Writing style
      B. Author’s education and background
      C. Website domain (.com, .org, .edu, .gov)
      D. Last revision date
      E. All of the above
      ANSWER: E.
      Quiz Show
    • Accuracy
      Does the author cite reliable sources for the facts?
      How does the information compare with other sources about this topic?
      Authority
      What are the author’s qualifications for writing on this subject?
      Is he or she connected with any reputable organization?
      Evaluating Websites
    • Currency
      Does the website include a publication date or “last updated” date?
      Objectivity
      Is the author affiliated with a particular organization the might have a bias?
      Purpose
      Why was the site created?
      Why are advertisements (if any) there? Do they relate to the site?
      Evaluating Websites
    • Reference Desk, 1st floor, University Library
      Your subject librarian!
      Susan Luévano
      (562) 985-5891
      sluevano@csulb.edu
      American Indian Studies Research Guide
      http://csulb.libguides.com/ais
      Where to get more help?