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  • Voting and Elections News | Oviatt Library
    Registering to Vote in Los Angeles County Elections Register to Vote in Los Angeles County Register to Vote in California Register to Vote in other states Get Informed In addition to following the news media use library databases to search for specific newspaper and magazine articles in News Current Issues databases such as ProQuest Newsstand Ethnic NewsWatch or Factiva The following websites provide information about ballot measures and candidates National Presidential Election Overview from CQ Researcher Campaign Finance Reports Federal Election Commission FactCheck org Annenberg Public Policy Center University of Pennsylvania Televised Presidential debate schedule State Ballot Propositions Analyses Legislative Analyst s Office Measures Propositions on the statewide ballot this year Campaign Finance Reports from the California Secretary of State Pacific McGeorge Capital Center for Public Law and Policy s California Initiative Review CIR Local Campaign Finance Reports from the County of Los Angeles Registrar Recorder Campaign Finance Reports from the City of Los Angeles Ethics Commission Cast Your Vote Vote by mail Find your polling location in Los Angeles County Find your polling location in othe California counties Get Election Results For day of election results in addition to following the news media go to Los Angeles County Election Results California County City School District Ballot Measure Election Results reports are completed in July of each year and include local election results from the previous calendar year American National Election Studies Public opinion and voter behavior research 1948 2008 Voting Data 1964 2010 from the Current Population Survey by the Census Bureau Voter information by state age sex race marital status and more Election Results for President House Senate 1920 2010 Electoral College Votes 1788 2008 Past campaigns and elections Created by Laura Wimberley Revised by Kathy Dabbour Del Williams Acquisitions Librarian Contact Information delphia williams csun edu Related

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  • KIN547 Physical Education for Students with Intellectual Disabilities and Multiple Disabilities | Oviatt Library
    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 Choose the Right Resource When choosing resources for your assignment consider Assignment requirements what does the professor want you to cite Learn about your topic You may want to use a reference book like an encyclopedia print or online to start out with if you don t have a clear understanding of your topic yet Time the more current the topic the less will be found in scholarly journals or books which take longer to get published Recent events will be covered on the Internet in newspapers and magazines as well as in the media Depth of coverage and or the topic scholarly journals and books cover topics in more depth than magazines and newspapers Some topics are not covered by the popular press e g research that would not be of interest to the average consumer Quality of the resource see Step 3 Evaluating Sources Type of Information You Need Try These Resources Does your topic cover current events Newspapers magazines Internet Do you need general information on a specific topic written in a non specialist style Newspapers magazines Internet Do you need in depth information on a specific topic written for the college student and above by authorities in the field Scholarly journals Do you need more detail and or has the topic been written about for awhile Books Do you need an overview quick facts statistics on a topic Reference books Internet Finding Articles in Magazines Journals and Newspapers Pick a database recommended for your subject from Databases by Subject and then search using keywords To locate the full text of an article If full

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  • NURS 318: Itroduction to Professional Nursing Library Research Tips: Overview | Oviatt Library
    style PubMed Medline in addition to indexing almost 5000 medical journals there are links into freely availble Consumer Health MedlinePlus resources several genetic chemical full text jurnal and full text book resources Be sure to use CSUN s link to PubMed which is http www ncbi nlm nih gov entrez query fcgi otool cacsunlib This URL offers you the Find text icon which helps you identify if CSUN subscribes to the journal Learn about PubMed Advanced search http www nlm nih gov bsd special queries html Learn about Medical Subject Headings MeSH COCHRANE Wiley evidence based literature review Provides bibliographies and the findings of research articles Additional interfaces for MEDLINE are MEDLINE ISI and MEDLINE Ovid Ovid Journal and Ovid Books has over 700 full text journals and a growing collection of electronic books mostly Lippincott titles and the MEDLINE index to medical literature Learn about Google Scholar at http scholar google com is free to you You can configure so it will work with CSUN s Find Text However Find Text in Google Scholar is a link labeled SFX To activate the capabilities for your browser go to Scholar Preferences Click SFX Additional Options or SFX Find It for access to online full text Oviatt Library holdings information and Interlibrary Loan In the box next to Library Links type CSUN and click Find Library Check the box next to CSU Northridge SFX Find It Scroll to the bottom of the page and click the Save Preferences button Learn about Web of Science Oviatt Library s latest database Nursing Databases Descriptions CINAHLPlus with Full Text Cumulative Index for Nursing and Allied Health Literature indexes several thousand nursing and allied health journals 780 of them are full text journals from 1937 to present Offers evidence based care sheets includes bibliographies and thereby offers cited references searching for the journals it indexes Cochrane is a collection of evidence based medical databases with protocols controlled trials and full text reviews Access to the full text of the reviews is limited to 1 user at a time OVIDJournals with about 25 current journal subscriptions plus hundreds of Walter Kluwer older full text journals the Ovid journals interface also offers a growing list of Lipponcott nursing books MEDLINE database indexes 5000 medical and allied health journals It s available from several vendors PUBMED NLM indexes the medical literature including nursing PubMed also provides access to additional relevant Web sites and links to the other NCBI molecular biology resources PUBMed and the other related databases are freely available on the Internet so it is important for lifelong research While you are a student at CSUN Oviatt gives you access to over 52 000 journal subscriptions by using this URL http www ncbi nlm nih gov entrez query fcgi otool cacsunlib MEDLINE OVID OVID interface is often available in hospital libraries MEDLINE ISI MEDLINE on ISI may be useful because it works well with Endnote Web Scholarly Journals Peer reviewed Referreed Authors are authorities in their fields

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  • AAS 340: Asian American Women: Overview | Oviatt Library
    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 AAS 340 Asian American Women Overview Ruth Kwon Overview Books Articles Multimedia MLA citation This guide will help you find the literature you need to write your researched blog post for Asian American Studies 340 Asian American Women Feel free to contact me at any time for individual research help All my contact information is to the left and I d be happy to meet with you in the library to follow up Background Information Encyclopedia of Asian American Issues Today Asian American History and Culture An Encyclopedia Reference Room E184 A75 A8287 2010 Laura Wimberley Librarian Contact Information 818 677 5001 laura wimberley csun edu Oviatt 110D Related Guides Subject Guides Asian American Studies Research Guide Japanese Language Literature Researching Ethnic and Cultural Groups in Los Angeles Special Collections Archives Research Strategies Getting Started Finding Sources Evaluating Sources Writing and Creating Citing Your Sources Digital Collections Pins Cited at the Oviatt Exploring Research Topics Peek in the

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  • AIS 301: American Indians and Popular Culture: Overview | Oviatt Library
    a Librarian Subject Specialists Citing Your Sources Research Instruction and Outreach Services CSUN s Information Competence Program Collections Music Media Special Collections Archives Digital Collections Teacher Curriculum 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 AIS 301 American Indians and Popular Culture Overview Robertson Overview Keywords OneSearch Databases Citing Sources Other Resources Welcome Just getting started Here are some of the key features of the Oviatt Library homepage 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 Related Guides Subject Guides American Indian Studies Research Guide Researching Ethnic and Cultural Groups in Los Angeles Course Guides QS 490 Queer Studies Capstone Digital Collections Pins Cited at the Oviatt Exploring Research Topics Peek in the Stacks African American LGBTQ Periodicals Brad Pye Jr Los Angeles Sports Journalist and Community Advocate S F V S C November 4 1968 Oviatt Library Twitter ScholarWorks Twitter LibAnswers FAQ

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  • ANTH 345: Diversity in the United States | Oviatt Library
    is the information supported by evidence P urpose is it biased Is the resource trying to sell you on something Try evaluating these websites using the CRAAP Test http www vegsource com harris http anthropology si edu Creating an Annotated Bibliography What is an annotated bibliography An annotated bibliography is a list of sources such as books articles and documents Each source in the bibliography is represented by a citation that includes the author if given title and publication details of the source Each citation is followed by a brief usually about 150 words descriptive and evaluative paragraph the annotation The purpose of the annotation is to help the reader evaluate whether the work cited is relevant to a specific research topic or line of inquiry Annotations versus abstracts Abstracts are brief statements that present the main points of the original work They normally do not include an evaluation of the work itself Annotations could be descriptive or evaluative or a combination of both A descriptive annotation summarizes the scope and content of a work whereas an evaluative annotation provides critical comment What an annotation usually includes Generally annotations should be no more than 150 words or 4 6 sentences long They should be concise and well written Depending on your assignment annotations may include some or all of the following information Main focus or purpose of the work Intended audience for the work Usefulness or relevance to your research topic or why it did not meet your expectations Special features of the work that were unique or helpful Background and credibility of the author Conclusions or observations reached by the author Conclusions or observations reached by you Which citation style to use There are many style manuals with specific instructions on how to format your annotated bibliography The style you use may depend on your subject discipline or the preference of your instructor Whatever the format be consistent with the same style throughout the bibliography Consult our sample style sheets for various Style Guides for examples of how to format citations in MLA APA or other style formats Get Assistance Anthropology librarian Mary Wahl Woods mary wahl csun edu 818 677 7078 Ask A Librarian options Navigating the Library Homepage Anthropology Subject Guide OneSearch Visit the OneSearch FAQ to learn all about how to use the library s new online OneSearch tool to find articles books and more Or watch the How to Use OneSearch video Boolean Operators Boolean operators are words or and not used to connect search terms to expand or or narrow and not a search within a database to locate relevant information Boolean operators are also called logical operators or connectors It is helpful to diagram the effects of these operators women or females Or retrieves records that contain any of the search terms It expands the search Therefore use or in between terms that have the same meaning synonyms or equal value to the search women and media And retrieves records that contain all

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  • ANTH 423: Evolution of Human Behavior: Overview | Oviatt Library
    Ask a Librarian Subject Specialists Citing Your Sources Research Instruction and Outreach Services CSUN s Information Competence Program Collections Music Media Special Collections Archives Digital Collections Teacher Curriculum 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 ANTH 423 Evolution of Human Behavior Overview Campbell Overview OneSearch Databases Citing Sources Other Resources Overview Just getting started Here are some of the key features of the Oviatt Library homepage 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 Related Guides Subject Guides Anthropology Research Guide Researching Ethnic and Cultural Groups in Los Angeles Course Guides ANTH 345 Diversity in the United States Digital Collections Pins Cited at the Oviatt Exploring Research Topics Peek in the Stacks African American LGBTQ Periodicals Brad Pye Jr Los Angeles Sports Journalist and Community Advocate S F V S C November 4 1968 Oviatt Library Twitter ScholarWorks Twitter LibAnswers FAQ Can

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  • ART 315: World Perspectives in Art History | Oviatt Library
    Chicago Manual of Style guide from OWL Purdue look for types of resources to cite along the lefthand side such as Books Periodicals Web Sources etc CMS NB Sample Paper from OWL Purdue NB means Notes and Bibliography Stylebook What is Chicago Style from Illinois Valley Community College look for Format Creating a Bibliography etc along the lefthand side Citation Formatting Tools Following are tools and resources helpful in managing citations EndNote online tool for collecting managing and creating a bibliography from your citations See Managing Citations Using EndNote Web for more information on this tool EasyBib MLA style bibliography composer Generate a bibliography in Microsoft Word Exporting Citations from ArtStor Son of Citation Machine MLA APA Chicago and Turabian citation style composer WorldCat org Can t find what you re looking for Try using WorldCat org to find items in libraries near you What is WorldCat WorldCat is the world s largest network of library content and services Think of it as a giant library catalog WorldCat lets you Search many libraries at once for an item and then locate it in a library nearby Locate a variety of material including books music and videos Find digital items that can be directly viewed or downloaded Getting Started Not sure where to start Check out this Lynda com course called Information Literacy and scroll down on the lefthand side to a video segment titled How to Clarify Your Topic it s a great introduction to getting started with the research process Using Art Indexes Art Full Text Art Index Art Full Text and Art Index Retrospective are three databases covering a variety of topics in the arts such as fine art decorative art commercial art photography folk art film and architecture These databases include full text articles indexing and abstracts from an array of publications What s the difference between these databases Art Index includes indexing for over 650 periodicals more than 14 000 dissertations and over 210 000 art reproductions Art Full Text includes full text articles from more than 320 periodicals dating back to 1977 and indexing of more than 210 000 art reproductions It also includes indexing and abstracts for over 660 periodicals dating back to 1972 including 360 peer reviewed journals as well as for over 14 000 art dissertations Art Index Retrospective 1929 1984 is an archival database that includes historical literature on a variety of art topics from 1929 1984 Includes indexing of nearly 600 publications many of which are peer reviewed and citations of over 25 000 book reviews How do I use these databases Check out this video on navigating and searching an EBSCOhost database Since they re each from the same platform EBSCOhost they will look and feel quite similar to one another Can I just search across all three at once Yes Click on the Choose Databases link then select which databases you d like to search across OneSearch Visit the OneSearch FAQ to learn all about how to use

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