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  • 1. CHLS 104RESEARCH BASICSSUSAN C. LUÉVANOCSULBCHICANO & LATINO STUDIES LIBRARIAN
  • 2. RESEARCH ROADMAP Assignment APPLY/USE Complete FIND WRITE EVALUATE & CITE MagazineYour ArticlesTopicSusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 3. SELECTING A TOPICResearch databases •Opposing Viewpoints In Context •CQ Researcher Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 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. 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. CREATING A SEARCH STRATEGYSusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 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. 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. 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. CREATING A SEARCH STRATEGYBoolean Operators • AND • OR Post- Latinos Racial Hispanic Latino Hispanic or LatinoSusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 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. CREATING A SEARCH STRATEGY Truncation • More results • Plurals Asterisk * • Educat* • Educate • Educates • Educated • Education • Educationally Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 13. FIND ARTICLESSusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 14. ACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETEInterdisciplinaryPopular & scholarly (Use only popular sources.)Not available full-text? UseSusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 15. SEARCH STRATEGIESSusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 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. 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. LIBRARY PASSWORD MY LIBRARY ACCOUNTSusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 19. WHERE CAN I GET SOME HELPCITING? Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 20. CHLS LIBGUIDESusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 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. 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. HOW CAN I GET RESEARCHASSISTANCE?Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 24. CHLS LIBGUIDEHTTP://CSULB.LIBGUIDES.COM/CHLSSusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 25. Library home page www.csulb.edu/librarySusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 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. RESEARCH PAPER CLINICSResearch paper clinics • http://www.csulb.edu/library/instruction/workshops.html Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 28. MICROSCO PES Click on the Links in BeachboardSusan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  • 29. QUESTIONS ???Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library