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AND: Combining terms
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ASTERISK: root words and
plurals
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Does not follow a standard format
Published in an academic journal
Contains words like:
representations, rhetoric, hegemon...
Contains numbers or data
Says “content analysis”
Says “this study”
Is reviewing a BOOK
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Santa Clarita Diet
Synonyms
Background
Information
Related Themes
Zombies
Suburbia
Female
monsters
Family
Consumption
Popular Culture
Masculinity in Peaky Blinders
Representations of race in the Bachelor
Rhetoric of Michael Vicks Apology Speech
Heteronorma...
97% of the time
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not have articles
written about it
Remember
• Themes
• BIG Picture
• Significance
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 EVERYONE searches Comm Mass
Media Complete
 ONLY articles with NO...
FULL TEXT
PDF
BEACHREACH
GETTING THE
FULL TEXT.
GET IT
@CSULB
Common Citation Errors. MLA
1. Part of the citation is in ALL CAPS
2. The journal title is not italicized
3. The ending pa...
Fixing the Errors.MLA
1. Change any words that are all caps
2. Capitalize Words in the Title
3. Italicize the Journal Titl...
Communication200b
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  1. 1. AND: Combining terms OR: synonyms or similar terms QUOTES: keep your words together ASTERISK: root words and plurals Get it @CSULB: links you to the full text of the article BeachReach: Service for getting the full text from another library Review
  2. 2. Does not follow a standard format Published in an academic journal Contains words like: representations, rhetoric, hegemony, popular culture, critique, genre, themes References are not all academic
  3. 3. Contains numbers or data Says “content analysis” Says “this study” Is reviewing a BOOK RED FLAGS
  4. 4. Santa Clarita Diet
  5. 5. Synonyms Background Information Related Themes
  6. 6. Zombies Suburbia Female monsters Family Consumption Popular Culture
  7. 7. Masculinity in Peaky Blinders Representations of race in the Bachelor Rhetoric of Michael Vicks Apology Speech Heteronormativity in American Dad Feminist critique of Orange is the New Black Religious themes in Harry Potter
  8. 8. 97% of the time your artifact will not have articles written about it Remember • Themes • BIG Picture • Significance
  9. 9. BEFORE YOU SEARCH:  CLICK on “scholarly/peer review”  EVERYONE searches Comm Mass Media Complete  ONLY articles with NO DATA or ONE book chapter  TWO articles on the LIST  GET it @ CSULB for full text  BEACHREACH for articles we don’t own
  10. 10. FULL TEXT PDF BEACHREACH GETTING THE FULL TEXT. GET IT @CSULB
  11. 11. Common Citation Errors. MLA 1. Part of the citation is in ALL CAPS 2. The journal title is not italicized 3. The ending page number for your article is missing 4. There is no hanging indent Before
  12. 12. Fixing the Errors.MLA 1. Change any words that are all caps 2. Capitalize Words in the Title 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

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