Communication Studies 130

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  • Communication Studies 130

    1. 1. cc: Jamie McCaffrey - https://www.flickr.com/photos/15609463@N03
    2. 2. Library terminology Library Terms Library Terminology library terminology Library Look for these words to find the APA/MLA citation generators Click on link to get full text Request an article when it is not full text from Get it at CSULB
    3. 3. Where is that information available? What is the easiest way to get it? Who is going to study the topic?
    4. 4. @codytheminpin Connecting Search Terms
    5. 5. Both terms appear in same record Terms have different meanings. example: infidelity AND culture AND OR Either term may appear in record Terms have similar meanings. There are two ways to do “or” either or terms in the same box or using the option provided in the database
    6. 6. Can look for multiple endings of a word or plurals SHFT + 8 measure* measure measures asterisk Proximity Phrase Searching Allows you to specify how close you want your terms to appear in the record “online interaction”
    7. 7. Search for books or articles that have both pro and con arguments
    8. 8. Workers Workplace Employees managers Concept A Concept B Aggression Violence Anger management Gun control Mental health
    9. 9. connect your variables Fast Food and Obesity Prop* 47 and “crime rate” NHL or hockey and overtime
    10. 10. Let’s Practice.
    11. 11. Does the source: Help you answer your research question? Meet the requirements of your assignment? Include relevant information for your topic? Give the pro or con of an argument? Provide data or facts?
    12. 12. Click here to get the APA Citation formatted
    13. 13. Common Citation Errors. 1. Part of the citation is in ALL CAPS 2. Every Word Of The Article Title Is Capitalized 3. The journal title is not italicized 4. The ending page number for your article is missing 5. There is no hanging indent Before
    14. 14. Fixing the Errors. 1. Change any words that are all caps 2. Make the appropriate words lower case 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
    15. 15. Ctrl+ T Creates paragraphs with hanging indents in Microsoft Word. Command + T for MACs
    16. 16. Click on Get@CSULB to determine availability

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