BODIES &BORDERS:FEMINISM &GLOBALIZATIONRESEARCH & RESOURCES Susan C. Luévano, WGSS Librarian WGSS 401
Research Review•Step 1: Develop search strategy•Thesis statement•Pre-research•Research questions•Keywords•Boolean operator...
•Step 3: Search the database•Try different keywords, try different searches•Move to database subject headings•Select the b...
Research roadmap•Setp 5: Apply and use information •Synthesize information •Write up the finding and conclusion •Create yo...
Background/Pre-Research
Creating a Search Strategy• Develop a thesis statement•The leadership roles of Mexican Mayan women in the Zapatista moveme...
Creating a Search Strategy•Define the question •   Ask why????•Who are the Zapatistas?•What were the theoretical and concr...
Creating a Search Strategy• Break down your thesis statement by concept•The feminist roles of Zapatista women during the 1...
Creating a Search Strategy
Creating a Search Strategy• Boolean Operators • AND                                        Zapatista                      ...
Creating a Search Strategy•Truncation •More results •Plurals•Asterisk   * •Feminis* •Feminist •Feminism •Feminisms
Periodicals•Peer Reviewed Journals• Based on research & written for other scholars• Content & research model are reviewed ...
Finding Peer-Reviewed Articles • http://www.csulb.edu/library
Databases by Topic
GenderWatch• 100 international journals• Most are full-text• Coverage: 1978 to present• Internal citation generator
International Political Science AssociationAbstracts•   Worlds leading journals in political science•   Coverage: 1975 to ...
Need full-text? Use “Get it at CSULB”
Get it @ CSULB - ArticleReach
Get it @ CSULB - Article Reach
Research Databases•Academic Search Complete•Sociological Abstracts•SocIndex•EconLit
Need Information NOT at CSULB• ArticleReach • Articles ONLY • 3 days• ILLIAD • Anything • 3-10 days
microscopesClick on the Links in Beachboard             Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
Still need a little help?                      Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
Library homewww.csulb.edu/library            page             Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
Want to talk to a real human?• Ask at the Reference Desk, 1 st West• Consultations • Susan Luévano • Office hours: • U Lib...
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  1. 1. BODIES &BORDERS:FEMINISM &GLOBALIZATIONRESEARCH & RESOURCES Susan C. Luévano, WGSS Librarian WGSS 401
  2. 2. Research Review•Step 1: Develop search strategy•Thesis statement•Pre-research•Research questions•Keywords•Boolean operators (and , or)•Truncation (*)•Step 2: Select databases•Secondary peer-reviewed sources
  3. 3. •Step 3: Search the database•Try different keywords, try different searches•Move to database subject headings•Select the best citations•Use internal citation generators•Step 4: Evaluate resources•Read and assess content
  4. 4. Research roadmap•Setp 5: Apply and use information •Synthesize information •Write up the finding and conclusion •Create your bibliography using correct citation style•Circular process – Repeat and Revise•Use the WGSS 401 Research Guide!! •http://csulb.libguides.com/wgss
  5. 5. Background/Pre-Research
  6. 6. Creating a Search Strategy• Develop a thesis statement•The leadership roles of Mexican Mayan women in the Zapatista movement in the struggle to challenge NAFTA during the 1990s.
  7. 7. Creating a Search Strategy•Define the question • Ask why????•Who are the Zapatistas?•What were the theoretical and concrete conditions that promoted female leadership?•Who were the key female leaders?•What are the "Revolutionary Law of Women"?•How did female leadership changed in the 1990s, if at all?
  8. 8. Creating a Search Strategy• Break down your thesis statement by concept•The feminist roles of Zapatista women during the 1990s.
  9. 9. Creating a Search Strategy
  10. 10. Creating a Search Strategy• Boolean Operators • AND Zapatista Women • OR 1990s Feminist Mayan Mayan indigenous OR Indigenous
  11. 11. Creating a Search Strategy•Truncation •More results •Plurals•Asterisk * •Feminis* •Feminist •Feminism •Feminisms
  12. 12. Periodicals•Peer Reviewed Journals• Based on research & written for other scholars• Content & research model are reviewed by other scholars• In-depth• Extensive bibliography
  13. 13. Finding Peer-Reviewed Articles • http://www.csulb.edu/library
  14. 14. Databases by Topic
  15. 15. GenderWatch• 100 international journals• Most are full-text• Coverage: 1978 to present• Internal citation generator
  16. 16. International Political Science AssociationAbstracts• Worlds leading journals in political science• Coverage: 1975 to present• Abstracts only• Need the full-text?
  17. 17. Need full-text? Use “Get it at CSULB”
  18. 18. Get it @ CSULB - ArticleReach
  19. 19. Get it @ CSULB - Article Reach
  20. 20. Research Databases•Academic Search Complete•Sociological Abstracts•SocIndex•EconLit
  21. 21. Need Information NOT at CSULB• ArticleReach • Articles ONLY • 3 days• ILLIAD • Anything • 3-10 days
  22. 22. microscopesClick on the Links in Beachboard Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  23. 23. Still need a little help? Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  24. 24. Library homewww.csulb.edu/library page Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  25. 25. Want to talk to a real human?• Ask at the Reference Desk, 1 st West• Consultations • Susan Luévano • Office hours: • U Library, room 416, 4th floor • Wednesday, 2:30 pm -4:30 pm • Susan.Luevano@csulb.edu Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  26. 26. Questions?
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