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COMM 110

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  3. 3. The elements of the record that you need to create a reference list Citation
  4. 4. Look for this button to find out if the item is full text Get it @ CSULB
  5. 5. The library emails you the PDF of the requested article in less than 72 hours BeachReach.
  6. 6. Internet Anyone can create a website Contain unfiltered information You get a lot of junk sites with every search Last resort for university level research! The Difference between the Internet and Research Databases
  7. 7. Research Databases Commercially published materials Scholarly articles are reviewed by experts Databases contents are hand selected Use these FIRST for researching a topic The Difference between the Internet and Research Databases
  8. 8. GetOrganized Figure out the terms to use to find articles on your topic! Determine vocabulary that may be used in a database Remember synonyms
  9. 9. Scholarly Comm Articles 1 2 3 4 5 10-15 pages long Contain in- depth analysis about a very narrow topic Published in an academic journal Contains words in the abstract like: Data, Participants, this study, what was done 20-40 references
  10. 10. Use this to connect different variables. For example: black and white and
  11. 11. Place your terms in the same search box for Comm Mass Media Complete romantic or interpersonal
  12. 12. Use this to look for root endings. For example: rac* looks for racial, race, races,
  13. 13. “ ” Use this to search for phrases. For example: “social dating”
  14. 14. Sample Searches Interview* and nonverbal emoticons and interpersonal disclosure and “electronic mediated communication” cloth* or dress and first impression
  15. 15. Communication & Mass Media Complete ALWAYS mark on the “Scholarly Peer Reviewed” checkbox Always limit your search to Academic Journals
  16. 16. Abstract in a Database
  17. 17. Abstract in the Article
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  21. 21. If the record isn’t full text Click on Get@CSULB to determine availability
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  23. 23. Click here to get the APA Citation formatted
  24. 24. 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
  25. 25. 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
  26. 26. Ctrl+ T Creates paragraphs with hanging indents in Microsoft Word.

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