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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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  • Chls 104 moran_spring_13

    1. 1. CHLS 104 Research BasicsSusan C. LuévanoCSULBChicano & Latino Studies Librarian
    2. 2. Research Roadmap Assignment APPLY/USE Complete Books- COAST FIND WRITE EVALUATE & CITE DatabasesYourTopic Internet Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    3. 3. I-Clickers Did the US Congress recently pass comprehensive immigration reform? A. Yes B. No C. Not sure Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    4. 4. How to findsources
    5. 5. Selecting a Topic Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    6. 6. Creating a Search Strategy Breakdown your thesis statement by concept Develop research question(s) Use  Boolean operators  Truncation Select databases & other resources  Academic Search Complete  Ethnic NewsWatch Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    7. 7. Creating a Search Strategy Break down your thesis statement by the most specific concepts. Bilingualism is both a cultural and employment advantage.A) BilingualismB) Bilingualism and employmentC) Bilingualism and economic advantageD) B or C Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    8. 8. Creating a Search Strategy  Breakdown your topic by the most specific key concepts in your statement. Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    9. 9. Creating a Search Strategy  Breakdown your topic by the most specific key concepts in your statement. Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    10. 10. Work timeYourturn!Question 1 Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    11. 11. Research Questions What research question(s) can we develop for the bilingualism topic? Bilingualism is both a cultural and employment advantage. A) How do you define bilingualism? B)How does language influence cultural identity? C)What percentage, if any, does bilingualism increase the possibility of employment? D)Is bilingualism more important in California than Kansas? E) All of the above. Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    12. 12. Work timeYourturn!Question 2 Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    13. 13. 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. Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    14. 14. Boolean Operators Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    15. 15. Creating a Search Strategy  Boolean Operators  AND  OR A Cultural Bilingualism N Identity D O Chican Hispanic or Hispanic R o Chicano Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    16. 16. Critical thinking  What is the truncation symbol that allows you to search root words with any ending? A. @ B. ( ) C. ? D. * Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    17. 17. Creating a Search Strategy  Truncation  More results  Plurals Asterisk * Bilingual* Bilingually Bilingualism Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    18. 18. Work TimeYourturn!Question 3 Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    19. 19. 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 Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    20. 20. Magazines v. Journals Journals  Written for a scholarly audience  Report on research  In-depth  Extensive bibliography  May be “peer reviewed” Magazines  General audience  Short  Little detail Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    21. 21. Find Articles Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    22. 22. Finding Peer-Reviewed Articles  Http://www.csulb.edu/library  1) Test or preliminary search for journal articles, books & more  2) Databases by topic/title
    23. 23. Databases  Academic Search Complete  Interdisciplinary  Lots of full-text  Not available at CSULB? Use  Scholarly & popular publications  Ethnic NewsWatch  Full-text  Publications by and for ethnic groups including Hispanics  Primarily popular, some scholarly Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    24. 24. TruncationBooleanOperators Search Strategies LIMIT - Scholarly LIMIT – Pub years LIMIT - Language Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    25. 25. Work timeYourturn!Question 4 Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    26. 26. Set up your Library Password Using databases off campus Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    27. 27. COAST Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    28. 28. Finding Books, Media & Gov Docs  Http://www.csulb.edu/library  1) Test or preliminary search for journal articles, books & more  2) Library Catalog -COAST
    29. 29. Your turnYourturn!Question 5 & 6 Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    30. 30. CHLS LibGuidecsulb.libguide.com/chls Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    31. 31. 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 Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    32. 32. 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!! Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    33. 33. Still need a little help? Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    34. 34. CHLS LibGuidehttp://csulb.libguides.com/CHLS Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    35. 35. microscop esClick on the Links in Beachboard Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    36. 36. 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, 2:00 pm -4:30 pm  Susan.luevano@csulb.edu  562-985-5891 Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    37. 37. Questions ??? Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library

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