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CHLS 100 information literacy strategies for successful research.

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  • During this evenings presentation we will be using I-Clickers. These are tools that allow me to take an anonymous poll to see what you know. This way I can concentrate on areas of need.
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  • 1. CHLS 100 Steps to Successful ResearchSusan C. LuévanoCSULBChicano & Latino Studies Librarian
  • 2. I-Clickers Was Occupied America: A History of Chicanos (2004), by R. Acuña banned in Arizona schools? A. Yes B. No C. Not sure
  • 3. How to findsources
  • 4. Selecting a Topic
  • 5. Creating a Search Strategy Use pre-Research data to create thesis statement Break down your thesis statement by concept Develop research question(s) Use  Boolean operators  Truncation Select databases & other resources  Academic Search Complete  SocInex
  • 6. Creating a Search Strategy Break down your thesis statement by the most specific concepts. The Mexican American Studies program at TUSD should be reinstated.A) Mexican American StudiesB) Mexican American Studies and TUSDC) Ethnic Studies and ArizonaD) B or C
  • 7. Creating a Search Strategy  Breakdown your topic by the most specific key concepts in your statement.
  • 8. Work timeYourturn!Question 1
  • 9. Research QuestionsWhat research question(s) can we develop for the reinstating the MA studies topic?A) Why was the program eliminated?B)What curriculum was taught in the program?C) What statistical data proves that the program promoted student success?D) All of the above.
  • 10. Work timeYourturn!Question 2
  • 11. Critical thinking 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.
  • 12. Boolean Operators
  • 13. Creating a Search Strategy  Boolean Operators  AND  OR Ethnic A TUSD N studies D O Chican Hispanic or Hispanic R o Chicano
  • 14. Critical thinking  What is the truncation symbol that allows you to search root words with any ending? A. @ B. ( ) C. ? D. *
  • 15. Creating a Search Strategy Truncation  More results  PluralsAsterisk * Cultur* Culture Cultures Cultural Culturally
  • 16. Work TimeYourturn!Question 3
  • 17. I-Clicker What is a peer reviewed journal? A. A journal that has been written by a team of scholars B. A journal that has been reviewed by a team of scholars C. A journal that is accessible in scholarly databases
  • 18. Scholarly Journals Journals  Written for a scholarly audience  Report on research  In-depth  Extensive bibliography  May be “peer reviewed”
  • 19. Find Articles
  • 20. Databases Academic Search Complete  Interdisciplinary  Lots of full-text  Scholarly & popular publications SocIndex  Publications by and for ethnic groups including Hispanics  Scholarly only  Not available at CSULB? Use
  • 21. Work timeYourturn!Question 4
  • 22. TruncationBooleanOperators Search Strategies LIMIT - Scholarly LIMIT – Pub years LIMIT - Language
  • 23. How can I just get scholarly journalarticles when searching the researchdatabases?
  • 24. How do I get full-text article?
  • 25. Full-text available
  • 26. Full-text NOT available ArticleReach
  • 27. Using databases off campus
  • 28. CHLS LibGuidecsulb.libguide.com/chls
  • 29. MLA Guide - CHLS 100 LibGuide
  • 30. Review: research basicsStep 1: Develop search strategy using  Keywords  Develop research questions  Boolean operators  TruncationStep 2: Search databases  Research Database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
  • 31. Review: Research roadmapStep 4: Evaluate resourcesStep 5: Apply and use information  Synthesize information  Write up the finding and conclusion  Create your bibliography using correct citation style Use the CHLS LibGuide!!
  • 32. Still need a little help?
  • 33. Want to talk to a real human? Askat the Reference Desk, 1st West Consultations  Susan Luévano  Office hours:  U Library, room 416, 4th floor  Wednesday, 2:30 pm -4:30 pm  sluevano@csulb.edu  562-985-5891
  • 34. CHLS LibGuidehttp://csulb.libguides.com/CHLS100_Garcia_Orozco
  • 35. Library home page www.csulb.edu/library
  • 36. Questions ???