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CHLS 104RESEARCH BASICSSUSAN C. LUÉVANOCSULBCHICANO & LATINO STUDIES LIBRARIAN
RESEARCH ROADMAP                                                                        Assignment                        ...
SELECTING A TOPICResearch databases  •Opposing Viewpoints In Context  •CQ Researcher Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Libr...
CREATING A SEARCH STRATEGYBreak down your thesis statement by conceptDevelop research question(s)Use  • Boolean operators ...
CREATING A SEARCH STRATEGYBreak down your thesis statement by conceptThe U.S. is not in a post-racial eradespite the elect...
CREATING A SEARCH STRATEGYSusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
CRITICAL THINKINGThe U.S. is not in a post-racial era deWhat are the most specific key concepts inthis statement that coul...
RESEARCH QUESTIONSThe U.S. is not in a post-racial era despite the eleA) Does racism still exist even though we elected an...
CRITICAL THINKINGWhat are Boolean Operators?A. Computer commands used to organize researchdatabasesB. Computer commands us...
CREATING A SEARCH STRATEGYBoolean Operators    • AND    • OR                                                Post-         ...
CRITICAL THINKINGWhat is the truncation symbol that allows you to search rootwords with any ending?A. @B. ( )C. ?D. *Susan...
CREATING A SEARCH STRATEGY Truncation     • More results     • Plurals Asterisk          *     •   Educat*     •   Educate...
FIND ARTICLESSusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
ACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETEInterdisciplinaryPopular & scholarly (Use only popular sources.)Not available full-text? UseSusan ...
SEARCH STRATEGIESSusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
ETHNIC NEWSWATCH      Full-text      Publications by and for ethnic groups including      “Hispanics”      Primarily popul...
LIBRARY PASSWORDAllows off-campus access to researchdatabasesLibrary Home page   • My library account   • Type in your nam...
LIBRARY PASSWORD   MY LIBRARY ACCOUNTSusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
WHERE CAN I GET SOME HELPCITING? Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
CHLS LIBGUIDESusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
RESEARCH BASICS - REVIEWStep 1: Develop search strategy using • Keywords • Boolean operators • TruncationStep 2: Select da...
RESEARCH BASICS - REVIEWStep 4: Evaluate resourcesStep 5: Apply and useinformation    • Synthesize information    • Write ...
HOW CAN I GET RESEARCHASSISTANCE?Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
CHLS LIBGUIDEHTTP://CSULB.LIBGUIDES.COM/CHLSSusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
Library home page   www.csulb.edu/librarySusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
WANT TO TALK TO A REAL HUMAN? Ask at the Reference Desk, 1st West Consultations     •   Susan Luévano     •   Office hours...
RESEARCH PAPER CLINICSResearch paper clinics  • http://www.csulb.edu/library/instruction/workshops.html Susan Luévano, CSU...
MICROSCO                                                PES    Click on the Links in BeachboardSusan Luévano, CSULB, Unive...
QUESTIONS ???Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
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    1. 1. CHLS 104RESEARCH BASICSSUSAN C. LUÉVANOCSULBCHICANO & LATINO STUDIES LIBRARIAN
    2. 2. RESEARCH ROADMAP Assignment APPLY/USE Complete FIND WRITE EVALUATE & CITE MagazineYour ArticlesTopicSusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    3. 3. SELECTING A TOPICResearch databases •Opposing Viewpoints In Context •CQ Researcher Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    4. 4. CREATING A SEARCH STRATEGYBreak down your thesis statement by conceptDevelop research question(s)Use • Boolean operators • TruncationSelect databases & other resources • Academic Search Complete • Ethnic NewsWatchSusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    5. 5. CREATING A SEARCH STRATEGYBreak down your thesis statement by conceptThe U.S. is not in a post-racial eradespite the election of PresidentObama.Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    6. 6. CREATING A SEARCH STRATEGYSusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    7. 7. CRITICAL THINKINGThe U.S. is not in a post-racial era deWhat are the most specific key concepts inthis statement that could be used to startyour research?A. Racism and United StatesB. Post-racial and ObamaC. Post-racial era and electionD. All of the aboveSusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    8. 8. RESEARCH QUESTIONSThe U.S. is not in a post-racial era despite the eleA) Does racism still exist even though we elected an AfricanAmerican president?B) Are Latinos on a level playing field with whites in terms ofincome, educational achievement, and home ownership?C) Both of the aboveD) None of the aboveSusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    9. 9. CRITICAL THINKINGWhat are Boolean Operators?A. Computer commands used to organize researchdatabasesB. Computer commands used to search multiple databasesat once.C. Computer commands used to create a research strategy.D. Computer commands used in selected databases to findfull-text articles.Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    10. 10. CREATING A SEARCH STRATEGYBoolean Operators • AND • OR Post- Latinos Racial Hispanic Latino Hispanic or LatinoSusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    11. 11. CRITICAL THINKINGWhat is the truncation symbol that allows you to search rootwords with any ending?A. @B. ( )C. ?D. *Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    12. 12. CREATING A SEARCH STRATEGY Truncation • More results • Plurals Asterisk * • Educat* • Educate • Educates • Educated • Education • Educationally Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    13. 13. FIND ARTICLESSusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    14. 14. ACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETEInterdisciplinaryPopular & scholarly (Use only popular sources.)Not available full-text? UseSusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    15. 15. SEARCH STRATEGIESSusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    16. 16. ETHNIC NEWSWATCH Full-text Publications by and for ethnic groups including “Hispanics” Primarily popular sources Limit to popular sources.Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    17. 17. LIBRARY PASSWORDAllows off-campus access to researchdatabasesLibrary Home page • My library account • Type in your name, CSULB I.D. #, click submitType in a password of your choice and confirmby typing it againSusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    18. 18. LIBRARY PASSWORD MY LIBRARY ACCOUNTSusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    19. 19. WHERE CAN I GET SOME HELPCITING? Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    20. 20. CHLS LIBGUIDESusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    21. 21. RESEARCH BASICS - REVIEWStep 1: Develop search strategy using • Keywords • Boolean operators • TruncationStep 2: Select databases • Academic Search Complete • Ethnic NewsWatchStep 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 informationSusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    22. 22. RESEARCH BASICS - REVIEWStep 4: Evaluate resourcesStep 5: Apply and useinformation • Synthesize information • Write up the finding and conclusion • Create your bibliography using correct citation styleSusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    23. 23. HOW CAN I GET RESEARCHASSISTANCE?Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    24. 24. CHLS LIBGUIDEHTTP://CSULB.LIBGUIDES.COM/CHLSSusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    25. 25. Library home page www.csulb.edu/librarySusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    26. 26. WANT TO TALK TO A REAL HUMAN? Ask at 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 Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    27. 27. RESEARCH PAPER CLINICSResearch paper clinics • http://www.csulb.edu/library/instruction/workshops.html Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    28. 28. MICROSCO PES Click on the Links in BeachboardSusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
    29. 29. QUESTIONS ???Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
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