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Wgss 410

  1. 1. Susan C. Luévano, WGSS Librarian WGSS 401  
  2. 2. Step 1: Develop search strategy o Thesis statement o Pre-research o Research questions o Keywords o Boolean operators (and , or) o Truncation (*)Step 2: Select databases o Secondary peer-reviewed sources o Coast
  3. 3. Step 3: Search the database o Try different keywords, try different searches o Move to database subject headings o Select the best citations o Use internal citation generators when sending informationStep 4: Evaluate resources o Read and assess content
  4. 4. Setp 5: Apply and use information o Synthesize information o Write up the finding and conclusion o Create your bibliography using correct citation style Circular process – Repeat and Revise Use the WGSS Research Guide!! o http://csulb.libguides.com/wgss
  5. 5. http://csulb.libguides.com/wgss
  6. 6.  Develop a thesis statementThe leadership roles of Mexican Mayan women in the Zapatista movement in the struggle to challenge NAFTA during the 1990s.
  7. 7.  Define the question o Ask why???? Who are the Zapatistas? What were the theoretical and concrete conditions that promoted female leadership? Who were the key female leaders? What are the "Revolutionary Law of Women"? How has female leadership changed in the 1990s, if at all?
  8. 8.  Break down your thesis statement by conceptThe feminist roles of Zapatista women during the 1990s.
  9. 9.  Boolean Operators Zapatista o AND Women o OR 1990s Feminist MayanMayan indigenous OR Indigenous
  10. 10.  Truncation o More results o Plurals Asterisk * o Feminis* o Feminist o Feminism o Feminisms
  11. 11. Peer Reviewed Journals o Based on research & written for other scholars o Content & research model are reviewed by other scholars o In-depth o Extensive bibliography
  12. 12.  http://www.csulb.edu/library/
  13. 13.  100 international journals, Coverage: 1978 to present.
  14. 14. • Worlds leading journals in political science• Coverage: 1975 to present• Need the full-text?
  15. 15.  Academic Search Complete Sociological Abstracts SocIndex EconLit
  16. 16.  ArticleReach o Articles ONLY o 24 hours Link+ o Books & some media ONLY o 3 days ILLIAD o Anything o 3-10 days Other CSU Libraries
  17. 17. Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  18. 18. Click on the Links in Beachboard Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  19. 19. Library home page www.csulb.edu/library Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  20. 20. Walk-in help for research & writing o http://www.csulb.edu/library/instruction/workshops.html Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library
  21. 21.  Ask at the Reference Desk, 1st West Consultations o Susan Luévano o Office hours: o U Library, room 416, 4th floor o Wednesday, 2:30 pm -4:30 pm o sluevano@csulb.edu Susan Luévano, CSULB, University Library