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Library
TERMS.
Citations: Another word for references; refers to APA/MLA
BeachReach: Click on this if we do not own the fu...
Research
TOPIC.
What kinds of information do you need?
Determine which databases and information sources you need
Identify...
Use this to connect
different variables. For
example:
homeless and shelter
and
ALWAYS place your terms in
the same search box.
romantic or interpersonal
Use this to look for root
endings. For example: rac*
looks for racial, race,
races, racist, racism
cUse this to search for phrases.
All proquest databases
For example:
“race relations”
Constructing
“homeless child*” and stigma
Single parent* and academic achievement
homeless and social class*
SEARCHES
Scholarly
INFO
Provide empirical evidence of a claim
Useful if you need data to support your claim
References for addition...
Popular
INFO
Blogs, Newspapers, magazines, media
If they reference research find the original research to cite
Timely info...
Choose the one that covers your topic
Databases by subject
Always search at least two
FULL TEXT
SEARCH BY
ARTICLES TYPE
NEWSSTAND.
FULL TEXT OF MOST
NEWSPAPERS
FULL TEXT
PRO/CON
CQ RESEARCHER.
OVERVIEW
BACKGROUND
INFORMATION
OUTLOOK
CHRONOLOGY
CITE NOW
PRO/CON
ISSUES
OPPOSING
VIEWPOINTS.
ALWAYS CHECK DATE
OF PUBLICATION
SEARCH BY KEYWORD
BROWSE BY
SUBJECT
PEER REVIEW
LIMIT
CITED
REFERENCES
ACADEMIC SEARCH
COMPLETE.
INTERDISCIPLINARY
FULL TEXT
PDF
BEACHREACH
GETTING THE
FULL TEXT.
GET IT
@CSULB
APA and MLA Styles
USE: Owl Purdue Writing Guides
Citing
SOURCES.
Common Citation Errors.
1. Part of the citation is in ALL CAPS
2. Every Word Of The Article Title Is Capitalized (APA only...
Fixing the Errors.
1. Change any words that are all caps
2. Make the appropriate words lower case (APA)
3. Italicize the J...
Command + T (MAC)
Creates paragraphs with hanging
indents in Microsoft Word.
Ctrl+ T
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  1. 1. 335
  2. 2. Library TERMS. Citations: Another word for references; refers to APA/MLA BeachReach: Click on this if we do not own the full text at CSULB Get it @ CSULB: Click this button to find the full text of an article
  3. 3. Research TOPIC. What kinds of information do you need? Determine which databases and information sources you need Identify Keywords and Synonyms
  4. 4. Use this to connect different variables. For example: homeless and shelter and
  5. 5. ALWAYS place your terms in the same search box. romantic or interpersonal
  6. 6. Use this to look for root endings. For example: rac* looks for racial, race, races, racist, racism
  7. 7. cUse this to search for phrases. All proquest databases For example: “race relations”
  8. 8. Constructing “homeless child*” and stigma Single parent* and academic achievement homeless and social class* SEARCHES
  9. 9. Scholarly INFO Provide empirical evidence of a claim Useful if you need data to support your claim References for additional research
  10. 10. Popular INFO Blogs, Newspapers, magazines, media If they reference research find the original research to cite Timely information and first hand accounts
  11. 11. Choose the one that covers your topic Databases by subject Always search at least two
  12. 12. FULL TEXT SEARCH BY ARTICLES TYPE NEWSSTAND. FULL TEXT OF MOST NEWSPAPERS
  13. 13. FULL TEXT PRO/CON CQ RESEARCHER. OVERVIEW BACKGROUND INFORMATION OUTLOOK CHRONOLOGY
  14. 14. CITE NOW PRO/CON ISSUES OPPOSING VIEWPOINTS. ALWAYS CHECK DATE OF PUBLICATION SEARCH BY KEYWORD BROWSE BY SUBJECT
  15. 15. PEER REVIEW LIMIT CITED REFERENCES ACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETE. INTERDISCIPLINARY
  16. 16. FULL TEXT PDF BEACHREACH GETTING THE FULL TEXT. GET IT @CSULB
  17. 17. APA and MLA Styles USE: Owl Purdue Writing Guides Citing SOURCES.
  18. 18. Common Citation Errors. 1. Part of the citation is in ALL CAPS 2. Every Word Of The Article Title Is Capitalized (APA only) 3. The journal title is not italicized 4. The ending page number for your article is missing 5. There is no hanging indent Before
  19. 19. Fixing the Errors. 1. Change any words that are all caps 2. Make the appropriate words lower case (APA) 3. Italicize the Journal Title 4. Look at the PDF of your document and find the ending page number 5. Create a hanging indent After APA citation
  20. 20. Command + T (MAC) Creates paragraphs with hanging indents in Microsoft Word. Ctrl+ T

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