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Comm132

  1. 1. Comm132 Research for Community Service
  2. 2. Library Citations:terminology of a book, article or elements website for reference listLibraryTerms Abstracts:Library Are a summary of an articleTerminology Research Databases:library Contain scholarly, popular, or newspaper articles from vettedterminology sources
  3. 3. Start with a Research TopicWhat kinds of information do you need? Identify Keywords and Synonyms
  4. 4. Translate your topic into keywords or segments HOMELESSMeeting the addictionneeds of the healthcare homeless education Mental health unemployment
  5. 5. HomelessConcept A Homelessness Homeless people Transients Runaways AddictionConcept B Health Rehabilitation HIV Prostitution
  6. 6. Narrows a search Both terms appear in same recordAND Terms have different meanings example: homeless AND mental health Broadens a search Either term may appear in recordOR Terms have similar meanings example: drug abuse OR addiction
  7. 7. Can look for multiple endings of a word or pluralsasterisk homeless* homeless, homelessness, homeless people Allows you to specify how close you want your terms to appear in the recordProximity drug w1 abuse
  8. 8. Selecting the right sourceFor Articles:Database by topic pageFor Books:COAST (CSULB)Link + (other libraries)
  9. 9. If the record isn’t full text Click on Get@CSULB to determine availability
  10. 10. Get it @CSULB box pops up
  11. 11. ArticleReach makes getting an article as simple as saying, "I want it!"
  12. 12. Citing sources In-text citations References Footnotes All source typesOWL Purdue Writing GuidesThis page provides links to a variety of onlineexamples of citing in both MLA and APA styles
  13. 13. Get a Library PasswordGo to Coasthttps://coast.library.csulb.edu/patroninfoType in your name, CSULB I.D. #, and a Password of your choiceConfirm Password by typing it twice moreIf the screen shows your name- it worked! If you forgot your password call: 562 985-5512 and get it erased so you can create a new one!
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