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  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. Place your terms in the same search box for Ebsco romantic or interpersonal
  6. 6. Place your terms in the boxes provided for Proquest romantic interpersonal
  7. 7. “Quotes” Use this to search for phrases. For example: “social dating”
  8. 8. Use this to look for root endings. For example: rac* looks for racial, race, races, racist, racism
  9. 9. cUse this to search for phrases. All proquest databases For example: “race relations”
  10. 10. Constructing “homeless child*” and stigma Single parent* and academic achievement homeless and social class* SEARCHES
  11. 11. Scholarly INFO Provide empirical evidence of a claim Useful if you need data to support your claim References for additional research
  12. 12. Popular INFO Blogs, Newspapers, magazines, media If they reference research find the original research to cite Timely information and first hand accounts
  13. 13. Choose the one that covers your topic Databases by subject Always search at least two
  14. 14. FULL TEXT SEARCH BY ARTICLES TYPE NEWSSTAND. FULL TEXT OF MOST NEWSPAPERS
  15. 15. FULL TEXT PRO/CON CQ RESEARCHER. OVERVIEW BACKGROUND INFORMATION OUTLOOK CHRONOLOGY
  16. 16. CITE NOW PRO/CON ISSUES OPPOSING VIEWPOINTS. ALWAYS CHECK DATE OF PUBLICATION SEARCH BY KEYWORD BROWSE BY SUBJECT
  17. 17. PEER REVIEW LIMIT CITED REFERENCES ACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETE. INTERDISCIPLINARY
  18. 18. FULL TEXT PDF BEACHREACH GETTING THE FULL TEXT. GET IT @CSULB
  19. 19. If the record isn’t full text Click on Get@CSULB to determine availability
  20. 20. APA and MLA Styles USE: Owl Purdue Writing Guides Citing SOURCES.
  21. 21. Click here to get the APA Citation formatted
  22. 22. 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
  23. 23. 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
  24. 24. Command + T (MAC) Creates paragraphs with hanging indents in Microsoft Word. Ctrl+ T

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