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  • Research Strategies 4: Writing and Creating: Create Project | Oviatt Library
    your sources being careful to cite each source whether the information is a direct quotation or a summary Use direct quotes set off in quotation marks sparingly Restate your thesis in your concluding paragraph Expand your ideas and make connections for larger ideas or trends Consult a citation style manual or online guide for specific instructions on how to cite your sources It is common practice to insert a parenthetical note For example if you are referring to an article written by Tim Johnson written in 1999 then insert Johnson 1999 after the text that refers to the article The parenthetical citation should come at the end of the sentence in which you have included the quote or summary Remember to include complete information on this source in your Bibliography or Works Cited list Citation Formatting Tools Use EndNote Web to collect manage and create a bibliography or works cited list from your citations See Managing Citations Using EndNote Web for more information EasyBib MLA style bibliography composer Son of Citation Machine MLA APA Chicago and Turabian citation style composer APA Style Publication manual of the American Psychological Association print version Sample Style Sheet for APA Bibliographic Citatons PDF by Dr Karin Durán Sample APA Style Annotated Bibliography PDF by Dr Karin Durán APA Style Guide PDF by Eric Garcia APA Frequently Asked Questions Citing Archival Materials in APA MLA Style MLA handbook for writers of research papers print version MLA Style Quick Guide by Eric Garcia Sample MLA Style Annotated Bibliography PDF by Dr Karin Durán MLA Style Guide PDF by Eric Garcia MLA Frequently Asked Questions EasyBib MLA style bibliography composer Citing Archival Materials in MLA Other Styles Chicago Turabian Chicago Manual of Style online or print Citing Archival Materials in Chicago Kate Turabian s Manual for Writers

    Original URL path: http://library.csun.edu/Guides/ResearchStrategies/WritingCreating (2016-02-17)
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  • Finding and Using Images Online : Overview | Oviatt Library
    a Librarian Live Chat 24 7 Text a Librarian Reference Desk Subject Specialists Finding and Using Images Online Overview Overview Search Engines Digital Collections Databases Clip Art Copyright Citing Images Finding and Using Images Photographs Using images can greatly enhance your research poster or presentation However it can be confusing to know exactly where to find images and if you need permission to legally use it This guide has been created for the purpose of helping you find and use images for educational purposes It is a starting point to understand basic resources available to help find images using websites and library databases A few pointers to keep in mind Images and photographs are protected by copyright It is your responsibility to obtain permission to use images or find copyright friendly images Image quality make sure you choose a photo that has good pixilation and can withstand being enlarged if needed Search or keyword terms Search engines rely on the description of the image in order to locate results Images that are not correctly named or poorly named may be difficult to find If you are having difficulties try brainstorming for other keywords Brainstorming Keywords Consider people location title subject matter time period artist or materials Try using synonyms or variant spellings to expand your search Try searching in more than one database or search engine Not all images are located in one database For further assistance you can always Ask a Librarian Image Credit A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words Retrieved from Wikimedia Commons http commons wikimedia org wiki File A picture is worth a thousand words jpg Jamie Johnson Research Instruction Outreach Service Librarian Contact Information jamie johnson csun edu 818 677 6059 Oviatt 110 C Related Guides Subject Guides Citing Archival Materials Copyright Overview CSUN ScholarWorks

    Original URL path: http://library.csun.edu/guides/findingimages (2016-02-17)
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  • Streaming Video Guide : Overview | Oviatt Library
    Center Government Documents Reserves Periodicals and Microform Reference About Mission Vision and Values Visitor Information Personnel Departments Strategic Planning Library History and Facts Building and Floor Maps Policies WASC Information Ask a Librarian Live Chat 24 7 Text a Librarian Reference Desk Subject Specialists Streaming Video Guide Overview Overview Databases Video Around the Web Fee Based Video For Faculty Copyright Video Public Performance Rights PPR Citing Sources Creating Video Welcome This guide provides resources for finding and using streaming video material from both the Oviatt Library and around the web Use the tabs above to find information on streaming databases copyright video related websites and more What is streaming video Streaming video is content delivered to a computer via an internet connection Unlike video downloads streaming video plays almost immediately after the viewer hits play and doesn t require a copy of the file to be stored downloaded Image Flickr Creative Commons by David Silver Mary Wahl Digital Services Librarian and Art Anthropology and AIS Librarian Contact Information Email mary wahl csun edu Phone 818 677 7078 Oviatt Library Collection Access and Management Services Digital Collections Pins Cited at the Oviatt Exploring Research Topics Peek in the Stacks African American

    Original URL path: http://library.csun.edu/guides/Video (2016-02-17)
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  • Research Therapy: Women’s Health Resources | Cited at the Oviatt
    WhatIs Image courtesy CDC Public Health Image Library Amanda Mills MedlinePlus offers objective up to date health information in easy to understand language Get background information on diseases conditions wellness drugs treatments and more Image courtesy CDC Public Health Image Library Amanda Mills Pubmed is a collection of citations from biomedical research in journals books and more Connect to CSUN resources so you can read the full articles by accessing Pubmed from the Oviatt Library website http library csun edu xerxes databases database CAL03160 Image courtesy CDC Public Health Image Library Dr Libero Ajello The Oviatt Library also has plenty of women s health material for your research needs We offer subject databases and resource guides in both Health Sciences and Gender and Women s Studies If you are using Google or another search engine to find online resources on women s health make sure you check out our session of Research Therapy all about website evaluation You wouldn t ask just anyone on the street for health information so don t accept it from just anywhere on the internet Whether it s for yourself a research project or a friend if you need help finding health information or Women s Health Resources contact the following librarians Lynn Lampert lynn lampert csun edu Marcia Henry marcia henry csun edu Anna Fidgeon annaliese fidgeon csun edu Anna Fidgeon Please tell us what you think about our Research Therapy videos at our survey Thank you This entry was posted in Reference Uncategorized video and tagged grant NIH NLM Research Therapy Bookmark the permalink The Science of Sex Gender Free Online Courses from the NIH FDA NIH NLM Grant Awarded to the Oviatt Library Comments are closed Links About QR Codes Library Tours Oviatt Library Advanced Placement Student Program Oviatt Library Advanced Placement

    Original URL path: http://library.csun.edu/blogs/cited/2013/03/15/research-therapy-womens-health-resources/ (2016-02-17)
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  • Oviatt Library Research Project Calculator
    of the RPC One or more required fields was omitted or a field had invalid data Please try again Name Class Email Retype Email Format Essay Date you will begin the assignment Date the assignment is due indicates a required a field The Oviatt Library Research Project Calculator was adapted from a product developed jointly by MINITEX and Minnesota Library Information Network MnLINK It is based on the original Assignment

    Original URL path: http://library.csun.edu/rpc/index.php?err=1 (2016-02-17)
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  • Managing Citations Using EndNote Web | Oviatt Library
    In EndNote Web click the Collect tab then Import References Click Browse to select the import file Select the file format or database vendor from which you obtained the citations in the Filter drop down menu If you are importing records from the library catalog select CSUN Library Catalog If you found records using Multisearch select CSUN Multisearch The vendor is the company that provides the database and is usually prominent on the screen Example Academic Search database has EBSCO as the vendor OPTIONAL If you cannot find the filter you need in the drop down menu click Customize this list to see all options Click Import All imported citations are put in the Unfiled group Manually creating a new citation Click the Collect tab then New Reference Select appropriate reference type from the drop down menu Enter the information from your reference in the appropriate fields Note optional fields further down the screen Choose the group in which to create the new reference by checking the box for the desired group at the bottom of the form Click Save Organize Citations in Groups Creating groups in EndNote Web Click the Organize tab Click New Group Enter a name for the new group and click OK Move Citations into groups When records are imported into EndNote Web they are placed in the Unfiled group by default Click the My References tab Select records to move by checking the box to the left of desired records Select all records by clicking All or Page Select the desired group from the Add to Group drop down menu All selected records will be moved to the group of your choice View Edit Citations Click on the title to view full citation Click to the right of screen for full text availability Click the Edit button to add or correct information Click the right or left arrows to move between citations Search Citations You can easily search your EndNote Web citations using the Quick Search feature available on the My References page This tool searches all fields for all your citations in all folders Enter a search term in the Quick Search box The search term must be 3 120 characters in length To search for a specific phrase use double quotes Example dna fingerprinting Use to replace one or more characters at the end of a search term Example drug retrieves drug drugs druggist Select a group or use the default All My References to search your library Click Search Create a Bibliography Creating a bibiliography in EndNote Web Click Format tab at the top of the screen Select desired group or All references in my library from the References drop down menu Select desired citation style from the Bibliographic style drop down menu OPTIONAL If your desired citation style is not available please contact the Library Webmaster Select desired file format from the File format drop down menu RTF rich text file is the appropriate file format for Word documents Click Save

    Original URL path: http://library.csun.edu/FindResources/i-Endnoteweb (2016-02-17)
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  • Approaches to Ethnic Studies in Stretch Writing : Library Resources and Tips: Overview | Oviatt Library
    are for use with first year college students What is Ethnic Studies Historically studies of ethnically distinct populations have tended to debate whether their marginalization would best be solved through extermination or assimilation It was rare to argue for maintenance of ethnic identity and equally rare for members of a marginalized ethnic group to study their own heritage In the twentieth century a long running debate raged over whether oppression of subaltern populations was due to racial or class discrimination Increasingly scholars recognized this as a false debate as these issues often merged together with gender and other factors into a singular system of domination Many studies began to look at ethnicity as a cultural construct that served to advance a specific group s political economic and social interests Becker Marc Ethnic Studies Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture Ed Jay Kinsbruner and Erick D Langer 2nd ed Vol 3 Detroit Charles Scribner s Sons 2008 154 156 Gale Virtual Reference Library Web 18 Aug 2014 Things to Think About Whether you are teaching an Ethnic Studies class or discussing topics related to race and ethnicity here are a few tips for lower division writing classes Terminology Define terminology for students Assign reference materials entries in encyclopedias and dictionaries to students When students know how to find background information on their own then they are more confident when reading articles about complex concepts and issues Reference Resources Ground Rules Setup ground rules with your class before starting a discussion Discussion Ground rules Class Code of Conduct Introduction to Ethnic Studies Race Ethnicity and Academic Sources Is it just that we want to insert bodies of color into already existing structures institutions Or do we want to transform the structures themselves Todd Honma Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies Pitzer

    Original URL path: http://library.csun.edu/guides/Ethnic-Studies (2016-02-17)
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  • Administrative Law: Introduction | Oviatt Library
    the force of statutory law In addition the agencies make administrative decisions that range in procedural format from informal and private to complex on a full judicial scale Consequently administrative law covers a wide variety of materials ranging from in house memoranda to lengthy opinions written by administrative law judges This guide describes the most important administrative materials and indicates where they are located in the library online and on the web California Administrative Law In California the term administrative law also known as regulatory law refers to the body of law created by the California executive and administrative agencies Executive departments are established or authorized by the California Constitution Administrative agencies may be established directly by the Constitution Public Utilities Commission or be created by or have authority delegated to them from the legislature Agencies may sometimes be called Commissions or Boards Agencies have quasi legislative power Quasi legislative enactments are generally referred to as regulations or rules Agencies also have quasi judicial power and may issue advisory opinions The terminology for the adjudicatory functions decisions in disputes and advisory functions varies from agency to agency they are typically referred to as decisions or opinions but may also be called orders More Information Treatises provide an excellent starting point to identify the issues and leading primary materials Alfred C Aman Administrative Law West Hornbook 2d ed Reserve KF5402 A8 2001 Kenneth Culp Davis Richard Pierce Administrative Law Treatise 3 vols 5th ed KF5402 D315 2010 Recognized as the leading work on the topic William F Fox Jr Understanding Administrative Law 5th ed KF5402 F68 2008 Ernest Gellhorn Ronald M Levin Administrative Law and Process in a Nutshell 4th ed Reserve KF5402 G318 1997 Peter L Strauss Administrative Justice in the United States 2d ed KF5402 S87 2002 Explores themes

    Original URL path: http://library.csun.edu/guides/AdministrativeLaw (2016-02-17)
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