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WGSS 401 -Bodies and Borders: Feminism and Globalization, fall 2013

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    WGSS 401 - Prof. Alimahomed WGSS 401 - Prof. Alimahomed Presentation Transcript

    • FEMINIST RESEARCH METHODS: STRATEGIES & RESOURCES Susan C. Luévano, WGSS Librarian WGSS 401
    • RESEARCH REVIEW • Step 1: Develop search strategy • • • • • • • Thesis statement Pre-research Research questions Keywords Boolean operators (and , or) Truncation (*) Adjacency • Step 2: Select databases • Secondary peer-reviewed sources • Coast
    • RESEARCH REVIEW • 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 • Step 4: Evaluate resources • Read and assess content
    • RESEARCH REVIEW • 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 Research Guide!! • http://csulb.libguides.com/wgss
    • BACKGROUND/PRE-RESEARCH • http://csulb.libguides.com/wgss401
    • CREATING A SEARCH STRATEGY • Develop a thesis statement: The Catholic church’s battle over birth control use in developing nations.
    • CREATING A SEARCH STRATEGY • Define the question • Ask why???? • What is the church’s position on contraceptives? • How does the church prevent women’s access to contraceptives in Africa, if at all? • Why is the push for contraceptive use by philanthropist Melinda Gates called “globalism” by the church? • What are the arguments for the use of contraceptives in Africa by the WHO? • Where is this fight headed?
    • CREATING A SEARCH STRATEGY • Break down your thesis statement by concept • The Catholic church’s battle over birth control in developing nations.
    • THINK OF OTHER KEYWORDS/SYNONYMS • Condoms or “morning after pill” or “birth control pills” or “reproductive rights” • Africa or a specific country (Nigeria)
    • BOOLEAN OPERATORS
    • BOOLEAN OPERATORS • AND • OR Contraceptive Africa South Africa Nigeria South Africa OR Nigeria Catholic Church
    • TRUNCATION * • More results • Plurals • Asterisk * • Feminis* • Feminist • Feminism • Feminisms • Contracept* • Contraceptive • Contraception
    • ADJACENCY • Enclosed a phrase by double quotations marks • The exact phrase is searched • “Catholic Church” • “morning after pill”
    • PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS • Based on research & written for other scholars • Content & research model are reviewed by other scholars • In-depth • Extensive bibliography
    • FINDING PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES • Http://www.csulb.edu/library • 1) Test or preliminary search for journal articles, books & more • 2) Databases by topic or title
    • RESEARCH DATABASES
    • GENDERWATCH • 100 international journals, • Coverage: 1978 to present.
    • ACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETE • • • • • General/Interdisciplinary Popular & scholarly Limit: Peer review box Coverage: 1975 to present Need the full-text?
    • ACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETE
    • GET IT @CSULB
    • BEACHREACH
    • BEACHREACH
    • BEACHREACH
    • RESEARCH DATABASES • Academic Search Complete • Sociological Abstracts • SocIndex • Medline • Depends on your topic
    • NEED INFORMATION NOT AT CSULB • BeachReach • Anything • 3 days • If longer- You will be notified • Link+ • Books & some media ONLY • 3 days • Other CSU Libraries
    • STILL NEED A LITTLE HELP? • 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
    • QUESTIONS?