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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?