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Ais 100 stone_lib_guides - study guide

  1. 1. Research Roadmap forAmerican Indian Studies<br />Susan Luévano, Ethnic Studies LibrarianUniversity Library, room 416<br /><br />Office Hours: Wed. 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm or by appointment<br />Library home page:<br />AIS Research Guide:<br />
  2. 2. Assignment w/o Roadmap<br />Assignment<br />Complete<br />?<br />Your<br /> Topic<br />
  3. 3. Books<br />WRITE <br />& CITE<br />FIND<br />EVALUATE<br />APPLY/USE<br />Assignment Roadmap<br />Assignment<br />Complete<br />Your<br />Topic<br />Databases<br /> Internet<br />
  4. 4. How to find sources<br />
  5. 5. Step 1: Determine keywords or vocabulary search terms for topic<br />Step 2: Select Database(s)<br />Step 3: Search the Database(s)<br />Try different keywords, try different searches<br />Select the best citations<br />Research process<br />
  6. 6. What is the best vocabulary/search term/keyword to use for AIS research?<br />A. American Indians<br />B. Native people<br />C. Indigenous people<br />D. Indians of North America<br />E. All of the above<br />ANSWER: E. <br />Quiz Show<br />
  7. 7. What are Boolean Operators?<br />A. Computer commands used to organize research databases<br />B. Computer commands used to search multiple databases at once.<br />C. Computer commands used to create a research strategy.<br />D. Computer commands used in selected databases to find full-text articles.<br />ANSWER: C<br />Quiz Show<br />
  8. 8. How to combine termsCreate search statements using Boolean operators<br />ANDnarrows a search.<br />Both variables must appear in same citation.<br />Terms have different meanings.<br />Water ANDGila River Indian Reservation<br />OR broadens a search.<br />Either term may appear in citation.<br />Terms have similar meanings.<br />American IndiansORFirst People<br />
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  11. 11. What is the truncation symbol?<br />A. @<br />B. ( )<br />C. ?<br />D. *<br />ANSWER: D<br />Quiz Show<br />
  12. 12. Add truncation symbol to root word<br />Truncation symbol searches all forms of the word<br />Educat*<br />Educate<br />Educated<br />Educates<br />Educating<br />Truncation<br />
  13. 13. Which search strategy is better for searching for articles on the history of American Indian boarding schools in California?<br />A. Indian*and boarding school* and history<br />B. Native American*orindian* and boarding school*<br />C. Indian* and boarding school* and California<br />D. Any of the above <br />Quiz Show<br />
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  15. 15. American Indian Experience<br />The American Indian Experience contains over 150 full-text titles, primary documents and images documenting the American Indian experience. <br />treaties, speeches, captivity narratives, maps, photographs, traditional tales<br />
  16. 16. Project Muse<br />Provides the full-text electronic versions for 8 AIS scholarly journals.<br />
  17. 17. Ethnic NewsWatch<br /><ul><li>Full-text newspaper, magazine, newsletter, & journal articles written by and about various ethnic groups including Native People worldwide
  18. 18. Indian Country Today, News from Indian Country, the Seminole Tribune , Fort Apache Scout, Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education.</li></li></ul><li>
  19. 19. American Indian Culture & Research Journal<br />
  20. 20. American Indian Culture and Research Journal<br />
  21. 21. Library Pin<br />Why do I need another account?<br />3 good reasons:<br />Access all Library databases off campus<br />Access to your Library account – see what you have checked out<br />Access Interlibrary Loan documents<br />
  22. 22. Setting up your Library account<br />Library Home page<br />My library account<br />Type in your name, CSULB I.D. #, click submit<br />
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  24. 24. What do you look for to determine if a website is a reliable source of information?<br />A. Writing style<br />B. Author’s education and background<br />C. Website domain (.com, .org, .edu, .gov)<br />D. Last revision date<br />E. All of the above<br />ANSWER: E.<br />Quiz Show<br />
  25. 25. Accuracy<br />Does the author cite reliable sources for the facts?<br />How does the information compare with other sources about this topic?<br />Authority<br />What are the author’s qualifications for writing on this subject?<br />Is he or she connected with any reputable organization?<br />Evaluating Websites<br />
  26. 26. Currency<br />Does the website include a publication date or “last updated” date?<br />Objectivity<br />Is the author affiliated with a particular organization the might have a bias?<br />Purpose<br />Why was the site created?<br />Why are advertisements (if any) there? Do they relate to the site?<br />Evaluating Websites<br />
  27. 27. Reference Desk, 1st floor, University Library<br />Your subject librarian!<br />Susan Luévano<br />(562) 985-5891<br /><br />American Indian Studies Research Guide<br /><br />Where to get more help?<br />