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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 104 Research BasicsSusan C. LuévanoCSULBChicano & Latino Studies Librarian
  • 2. Research Roadmap Assignment APPLY/USE Complete Books- COAST FIND WRITE EVALUATE & CITE DatabasesYourTopic Internet Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 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. How to findsources
  • 5. Selecting a Topic Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 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. 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. Creating a Search Strategy  Breakdown your topic by the most specific key concepts in your statement. Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 9. Creating a Search Strategy  Breakdown your topic by the most specific key concepts in your statement. Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 10. Work timeYourturn!Question 1 Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 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. Work timeYourturn!Question 2 Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 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. Boolean Operators Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 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. 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. Creating a Search Strategy  Truncation  More results  Plurals Asterisk * Bilingual* Bilingually Bilingualism Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 18. Work TimeYourturn!Question 3 Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 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. 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. Find Articles Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 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. 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. TruncationBooleanOperators Search Strategies LIMIT - Scholarly LIMIT – Pub years LIMIT - Language Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 25. Work timeYourturn!Question 4 Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 26. Set up your Library Password Using databases off campus Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 27. COAST Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 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. Your turnYourturn!Question 5 & 6 Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 30. CHLS LibGuidecsulb.libguide.com/chls Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 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. 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. Still need a little help? Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 34. CHLS LibGuidehttp://csulb.libguides.com/CHLS Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 35. microscop esClick on the Links in Beachboard Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 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. Questions ??? Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library