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Susan C. Luévano, WGSS Librarian
WGSS 101
• Step 1: Develop search strategy
•Thesis statement
•Pre-research/Background information
•Research questions
•Identify key...
• Step 3: Search the database
•Try different keywords and searches
•Move from keyword to database subject
headings
•Select...
• Setp 5: Apply and use information
•Synthesize information
•Write up the finding and conclusion
•Create bibliography
• Ci...
• http://csulb.libguides.com/wgss101/
• Develop a thesis statement:
The battle for open accessibility of the
emergency contraceptive pill under
President Obama.
• Define the question
• Ask why????
• What is the “morning after” pill and how
does it work?
• What were the Obama argumen...
• Break down your thesis statement by concept
• . The battle for accessibility of the
Emergency Contraceptive Pill under
P...
• Boolean Operators
• AND
• OR
teenager
adolescen
t
Teenager
OR
Adolescen
t
Access
Emergency
Contraceptiv
e
Pill
Obama
• Truncation
•More results
•Plurals
• Asterisk *
•Feminis*
•Feminist
•Feminism
•Feminisms
• Resources must be from the last 5
years
• Issue may be older
• Use "quotation marks" to search for
exact phrases
• “morning after pill*”
• “Plan B”
• Peer Reviewed Journals
• Based on research & written for other scholars
• Content & research model are reviewed by other...
• Popular Sources
• General reading level
• Short articles
• No citations
• Photos & advertisements
• Http://www.csulb.edu/library
• 1) Test or preliminary search for journal articles, books & more
• 2) Databases by topic
• Popular & scholarly including peer reviewed titles
• 100 international journals
• Coverage: 1978 to present
• General/Interdisciplinary
• Popular & scholarly
• Limit: Peer review box
• Coverage: 1975 to present
• Need the full-tex...
• GenderWatch
• Academic Search Complete
• Sociological Abstracts
• SocIndex
• PubMed
• PyschInfo
Books, media
& government
docs
Use floor & call
number to find
the book.
Try LINK + for more
• BeachReach
• Anything
• Articles & book chapters (2-5 days)
• Link+
• Books & some media ONLY
• 2-5 days
• Other CSU Lib...
• Ask at the Reference Desk, 1st West
• Consultations
• Susan Luévano
• Office hours:
• U Library, 4th floor room 416,
• W...
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  1. 1. Susan C. Luévano, WGSS Librarian WGSS 101
  2. 2. • Step 1: Develop search strategy •Thesis statement •Pre-research/Background information •Research questions •Identify keywords •Use Boolean operators (and , or) •Use truncation (*) • Step 2: Select databases •Identify peer-reviewed sources •Books - COAST
  3. 3. • Step 3: Search the database •Try different keywords and searches •Move from keyword to database subject headings •Select the best citations •Use internal citation generators • Step 4: Evaluate resources •Read and assess content
  4. 4. • Setp 5: Apply and use information •Synthesize information •Write up the finding and conclusion •Create bibliography • Circular process – Repeat and Revise • Use the WGSS Research Guide!! •http://csulb.libguides.com/wgss
  5. 5. • http://csulb.libguides.com/wgss101/
  6. 6. • Develop a thesis statement: The battle for open accessibility of the emergency contraceptive pill under President Obama.
  7. 7. • Define the question • Ask why???? • What is the “morning after” pill and how does it work? • What were the Obama arguments against access for teens? • What were the legal arguments for access for teens? • Is the fight over?
  8. 8. • Break down your thesis statement by concept • . The battle for accessibility of the Emergency Contraceptive Pill under President Obama.
  9. 9. • Boolean Operators • AND • OR teenager adolescen t Teenager OR Adolescen t Access Emergency Contraceptiv e Pill Obama
  10. 10. • Truncation •More results •Plurals • Asterisk * •Feminis* •Feminist •Feminism •Feminisms
  11. 11. • Resources must be from the last 5 years • Issue may be older
  12. 12. • Use "quotation marks" to search for exact phrases • “morning after pill*” • “Plan B”
  13. 13. • Peer Reviewed Journals • Based on research & written for other scholars • Content & research model are reviewed by other scholars • In-depth • Extensive bibliography
  14. 14. • Popular Sources • General reading level • Short articles • No citations • Photos & advertisements
  15. 15. • Http://www.csulb.edu/library • 1) Test or preliminary search for journal articles, books & more • 2) Databases by topic
  16. 16. • Popular & scholarly including peer reviewed titles • 100 international journals • Coverage: 1978 to present
  17. 17. • General/Interdisciplinary • Popular & scholarly • Limit: Peer review box • Coverage: 1975 to present • Need the full-text?
  18. 18. • GenderWatch • Academic Search Complete • Sociological Abstracts • SocIndex • PubMed • PyschInfo
  19. 19. Books, media & government docs
  20. 20. Use floor & call number to find the book. Try LINK + for more
  21. 21. • BeachReach • Anything • Articles & book chapters (2-5 days) • Link+ • Books & some media ONLY • 2-5 days • Other CSU Libraries
  22. 22. • Ask at the Reference Desk, 1st West • Consultations • Susan Luévano • Office hours: • U Library, 4th floor room 416, • Wednesday, 2:30 pm -4:30 pm • Susan.Luevano@csulb.edu
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