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Chls 335 spring12

  1. 1. Susan C. Luévano, Chicana/o & Latina/o Studies LibrarianGreg Armento, Asian & Asian American Studies Librarian
  2. 2. Assignment APPLY/USE Complete Books WRITE FIND EVALUATE & CITE DatabasesYourTopic Internet
  3. 3.  Has the County of Los Angeles apologized for the deportation of U.S. citizens of Mexican descent to Mexico in the 1930s? A. Yes B. No C. Not sure
  4. 4.  Develop a thesis statement & research questions Break down your thesis statement by concept Create a research strategy using  Boolean operators  Truncation Select databases & other resources  America: History and Life  Academic Search Complete  Historical New York Times  Historical Los Angeles Times  Opposing Viewpoints in Context  CQ Researcher
  5. 5.  Break down your thesis statement by conceptThe Arizona legislation which banned ethnic studies instruction in the Tucson Unified School District (TUSD).A) Arizona + ethnic studiesB) Ethnic studies + Tucson UnifiedC) Arizona legislation + racism + schoolsD) A or B
  6. 6.  What are Boolean Operators? A. Computer commands used to organize research databases B. Computer commands used to search multiple databases at once. C. Computer commands used to create a research strategy. D. Computer commands used in selected databases to find full-text articles.
  7. 7.  Boolean Operators  AND  OR Refugee Act 1980 Vietnamese VietnameseVietnamese Cambodian or Cambodian
  8. 8.  What is the truncation symbol that allows you to search root words with any ending? A. @ B. ( ) C. ? D. *
  9. 9.  Truncation  More results  Plurals Asterisk *  Immigrat*  Immigrate  Immigrates  Immigrated  Immigration
  10. 10.  ASAM/ CHLS 335 I Research Guide 
  11. 11.  What is a primary source? A. A document which describes an event by a witnesses (diaries, speeches, letters, interviews, autobiographies, etc) B. Fundamental or original document relating to a particular subject (government publications, legislation, court reports, etc) C. A source from the time of an event (newspaper articles, news footage, songs, cartoons etc) D. A & C E. All of the above
  12. 12.  What is a secondary source? A. Information written by an authority who reports on an event, person, place or thing (ie, a biography, etc) B. An accounting of events or experiences (ie, a news story, etc) not personally observed or experienced by the writer. C. A scholars description or analysis of primary sources. (ie, a journal article, etc.) D. B & C E. All of the above
  13. 13.  Develop search strategy from your research questions using  Keywords  Boolean operators  Truncation Look for primary & secondary sources  Research Databases  Coast Search the database  Try different keywords, try different searches  Move to Database subject headings  Select the best citations  Use internal citation generators when sending information
  14. 14.  Evaluate resources Apply and use information  Synthesize information  Write up the finding and conclusion  Create your bibliography using correct citation style Use the ASAM/CHLS Research Guide!! Circular process – Repeat and Revise
  15. 15.  Allows off-campus access to research databases Library Home page  My library account  Type in your name, CSULB I.D. #, click submit Type in a password of your choice and confirm by typing it again
  16. 16.  Research Subject Guide Your subject librarian!  Greg Armento – ASAM  Susan Luévano – CHLS Reference Desk, 1st floor, University Library Research paper clinics