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  • ENGL 205 Library Guide | Oviatt Library
    or eliminate keywords to find relevant results Using AND OR in a Database Databases search differently than most search engines Once you ve brainstormed your keywords you can use the words AND OR to manipulate your search Here is an example from the Academic Search Premier database Librarian tips tricks Putting your search term in quotation marks will make sure the database only searches those two terms right next to each other like collective bargaining Using an asterisk truncates your terms so union will search for union unions unionization unionizing etc Remember AND narrows your search while OR broadens it Think of it like a Venn Diagram AND OR Returns results with all of your keywords Returns results with any of your keywords Find Articles in Databases General Multi Subject Databases These will bring back results from different disciplines and sources General OneFile Academic Search Premier LexisNexis Subject Databases These will bring back results from a specific discipline Business Source Premier Scholarly articles on business topics including marketing and advertising Mergent Online Financial details of over 13 000 active and inactive public companies Sociological Abstracts Articles and book chapters in the field of sociology PsycINFO Articles and book chapters in the field of psychology ScienceDirect articles and book chapters in sciences and engineering including environmental science Find more databases on the Databases by Subject page If you need an article or book that we don t have we can order it from another library through Interlibrary Loan Finding Case Studies Some databases allow you to limit your search results to case studies This will help you explore how ethical issues and dilemmas have played out in certain situations Keep in mind case studies represent ONE example of the ethical quandry and is NOT a representative sample that can be applied to all situations If you have questions about how to use case studies in your research Ask a Librarian Look for Case Studies under Document Type such as in Business Source Premier Search for Harvard Business Review case studies by searching for Harvard Business Review under Publications and Case Study as a Subject Online Government Resources USA gov Find government information research and statistics Women s Health Resources A collection of health topics and research from government sites American Factfinder American Census data Medline Plus Easy to understand and ad free medical and health information Bureau of Labor Statistics Information on national and international business and labor topics including the Consumer Price Index Employment Unemployment and National Compensation Data Get Help Your librarian Anna Fidgeon annaliese fidgeon csun edu 818 677 4729 Interim Business Librarian Fall 2014 Isabelle Ramos isabelle ramos csun edu 818 677 6390 Ask A Librarian Get help by text e mail phone or in person Online How To Guides and Tutorials Business Resources Guide Writing Sources Citing Your Sources Get help with MLA Style Citations Annotated Bibliography Learn what one is and how to do one The Writing Center Make an appointment with a writing consultant

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  • English 205/Love: Getting Started | Oviatt Library
    Chat 24 7 Text a Librarian Reference Desk Subject Specialists English 205 Love Getting Started Tina Love Getting Started Finding Resources Evaluating resources Citing your sources 12 18 Fortune 500 12 19 MegaTech 13 5 BioMed Sports Medicine 13 9 Business Plan 12 19 Solving a Campus Problem Getting Started Welcome to the English 205 course guide for Tina Love s class This course guide will help you find resources for your presentation project As you can see the listed tabs cover the topics discussed over your 2 day library visits Additional tabs will have specific databases links suited to your group scenarios If you have any questions please e mail me at isabelle ramos csun edu You can also use our Ask a Librarian service see link below To prepare for project consider using the Preparation for Research document posted to the class Moodle page to help you get organized and develop potential keywords to search for resources Ask a Librarian At reference desk most hours the library is open 818 677 2285 http library csun edu AskUs Isabelle Ramos Reference Instruction Librarian Contact Information Oviatt Library 449B 818 677 4887 isabelle ramos csun edu Related Guides Subject Guides

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  • English 305: Intermediate Expository Writing: Overview | Oviatt Library
    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 English 305 Intermediate Expository Writing Overview Susanne Collier Overview Finding Jobs Finding Scholars Finding Publications Annotated Bibliography This guide will walk you through your annotated bibliography assignment Your task is to locate a scholar who would be a good fit for an advertised position for an English professor Create an annotated bibliography of that scholar s work Laura Wimberley Librarian Contact Information 818 677 5001 laura wimberley csun edu Oviatt 110D Related Guides Subject Guides English Special Collections Archives Course Guides ENGL 205 Library Guide English 205 Love Intermediate Expository Writing 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

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  • English 306: Overview | Oviatt Library
    with CRAAP C urrency When was it published For websites when was the last revision Does your topic require the most current information R elevancy How well does it relate to your topic Who is the intended audience Does this satisfy your information need A uthority Who is the author What are the author s credentials or affiliations Are they qualified to write on this topic A ccuracy Where does the information come from Is the information supported by evidence Does the author cite their sources P urpose Is the purpose to inform sell entertain or persuade the reader Is the information fact opinion or propaganda Can you identify any bias Evaluating Internet Resources Internet resources can be even more challenging to evaluate because dates and authors are not always readily available Plus we all know that anyone can create a website Using the CRAAP test will help you thoroughly evaluate your source but the following are some important things to consider when reviewing internet sources Who Created the Information Websites do not always have authors so you ll need to find information on who or what organization is responsible for creating and updating the webpage The following are links to look for on webpages that should provide more information on who is behind the website About Us usually provides information about the organization or company that is responsible for the webpage Mission Statement this will provide information on what the organizations values or goals are Contributors provides information on who contributes content to the website sometimes they ll even list the qualifications of their contributors This section may also provide information on who funds either the website or the organization Beware of websites like Wikipedia where anyone can create an account and edit webpages Publication Dates Finding the date a website was created or last updated can be difficult sometimes If you can t find a date on a particular webpage click around and look at the other resources on their website can you find a date anywhere Are there links to other sources that are out of date or dead links URL Domain Extensions The following is a list of the most popular domain extensions which can be used to help determine authority and objectivity However domain extensions alone cannot determine if a web source is quality or if it s right for your research gov Government The intent of the site is to present official information collected by or about the workings of a government edu Educational institution The intent of the site is to educate as well as present information collected by or about the educational institution Look out for student work or papers that haven t been published in an authoritative source com Commercial The intent of the site is to sell goods or services as well as provide information about the company org Organization usually non profit The intent of the site is to present information collected by or about the organization Sometimes the

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  • EOH 555: Library research tips for Environmental and Occupational Health Programs, Standards, and Controls: Overview | Oviatt Library
    7 Text a Librarian Reference Desk Subject Specialists EOH 555 Library research tips for Environmental and Occupational Health Programs Standards and Controls Overview Professor Nola Kennedy Overview Databases Articles Internet Citing Sources Purpose of today s Library workshop Learn how to find federal and state legislation government regulations and policy related documents and publications Focus on law and regulations relating to environmental and occupational health problems Be able to identify if CSUN owns a book journal video Learn about the Find Text link most of our databases offer Learn about citing and citation management tool such as EndNote Web Sample topics regulations etc dealing with toxic air pollution water pollution from oil fracking processes foodborne illness FDA reforms injuries in the health care professions Environmental Defense Fund Scorecard Marcia Henry Communication Disorders Kinesiology Nursing Physical Therapy Assistive Technology Studies Human Services Librarian Contact Information email mhenry csun edu Web http library csun edu mhenry Check out my blog tel 818 677 3012 fax 818 677 4136 Oviatt Library 4th Floor Room 426 CSU Northridge 18111 Nordhoff Street Northridge CA 91330 8327 Related Guides Subject Guides Environmental Occupational Health Environmental Statistics Research San Fernando Valley Statistics and Facts Course Guides EOH554

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  • EOH554: Seminar Enivronmental and Occupation al Health Problems | Oviatt Library
    the full text of an article If full text is available in the database click on the link to full text HTML or PDF If full text isn t available in the database click the button to see if we have access to the article in another database or in print in the library If no Find Text button is available or you didn t find the article through our databases search for the magazine or journal title using the Journals tab in the library catalog If the full text isn t available through the Library you can request an Interlibrary Loan for the article s that you need However you must allow about two weeks for this Check for Full Text Using Find Text If the article isn t available full text in the database you are searching click the button to see if we have access to the full text through another database or in print A new page opens that will have one or more of the following links Full text available via database name Click to access the full text online If the link takes you to a publication level page you can navigate to the article by first choosing the correct year then the correct month or volume number then the issue and then selecting the article from the displayed table of contents We have this Check availability in CSU Northridge Catalog We have the article in print Click to view the catalog record for the journal or magazine You ll need to note the call number and then go to the fourth floor to get the article Request document via Interlibrary Loan We do not have the article online or in print You can request the article via interlibrary loan takes approximately ten working days For more information see About Find Text EOH555 and Sust310 databases OneSearch allows you to search about 150 databases At the current time some very important databases for EOH students are missing from OneSearch e g National Library of Medicine s Specialized Information Services Environmental Health Toxicology However if you are looking for scholarly peer reviewed journal articles OneSearch is an excellent starting point If you save the records you want then retrieve your Saved records there is a easy EXPORT to your citation manager The Oviatt Library is supporting the citation manager program called EndNoteBasic also known as EndNote Online and EndNoteWeb Databases ABI INFORM Complete ProQuest GreenFILE EBSCO PubMed OmniFile Full Text Mega H W Wilson Web of Science WOS Oviatt Library Catalog Full Text LexisNexis Academic ScienceDirect Elsevier Wiley Online Library Reference Gale Virtual Reference Library SAGE Knowledge MedlinePlus Citing your sources EndNote Web Learn how to sign up and use Endnote Web You can import bibliographic records from a variety of resources to create your own personal database of articles books websites Use EndNote Web to collect manage and create a bibliography or works cited list from your citations Registration is free while you are

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  • FCS 432 - Family Theories: Overview | Oviatt Library
    Including parent and child husbands fathers wives mothers HQ760 767 7 Family size HQ767 8 792 2 Children Child development Including child rearing child life play socialization children s rights HQ793 799 2 Youth Adolescents Teenagers HQ799 5 799 9 Young men and women HQ799 95 799 97 Adulthood HQ800 800 4 Single people HQ801 801 83 Man woman relationships Courtship Dating HQ802 Matrimonial bureaus Marriage brokerage HQ802 5 Matrimonial advertisements HQ803 Temporary marriage Trial marriage Companionate marriage HQ804 Breach of promise HQ805 Desertion HQ806 Adultery HQ811 960 7 Divorce HQ961 967 Free love HQ981 996 Polygamy HQ997 Polyandry HQ998 999 Illegitimacy Unmarried mothers HQ1001 1006 The state and marriage HQ1051 1057 The church and marriage HQ1058 1058 5 Widows and widowers Widowhood HQ1060 1064 Aged Gerontology Social aspects Retirement JOURNALS Family relations interdisciplinary journal of applied family studies includes basic and applied articles that focus on diverse family forms and issues including aging child parent relationships cross cultural international issues families across the life cycle family diversity family health family interventions family life education family policy family therapy gender family relationships marital enrichment marital strengths minority families religion and the family sex education sexual and emotional abuse stress and relationships and women s issues Journal of family theory review includes original contributions in all areas of family theory including new advances in theory development reviews of existing theory and analyses of the interface of theory and method as well as integrative and theory based reviews of content areas and book reviews Journal of marriage and family includes original research and theory research interpretation and reviews and critical discussion concerning all aspects of marriage other forms of close relationships and families You can search the library catalog by Journal title by selecting the Journals tab The Oviatt Library subscribes to

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  • FCS 682 - Research Applications: Overview | Oviatt Library
    Applications Overview Mimura Overview Evaluating Sources Citing Sources BOOKS Course Textbooks Publication manual of the American Psychological Association multiple locations BF76 7 P83 2010 6th edition Your statistical consultant answers to your data analysis questions Reserve Room HA29 N458 2013 2nd edition Your statistical consultant answers to your data analysis questions Ebook HA29 N458 1999eb 1st edition DATABASES Identify keywords and terms and develop a search strategy Developing a search strategy Tips for keyword and subject searching Use Boolean searching and truncation in a database search to focus results Information Sources Family Consumer Sciences Google Scholar Searches for scholarly materials such as peer reviewed articles theses books preprints abstracts and reports across many disciplines and sources On your first visit set Google Scholar preferences select Settings click Library Links on left menu type CSUN in the box Show library access links and search check the box next to CSU Northridge SFX Find It at CSUN and click the Save button JOURNALS Family and consumer sciences research journal includes original research and scholarly articles on Family Financial Management FCS Education Food and Nutrition Housing and Equipment Human Development and Family Studies Professional Issues Textiles Apparel and Merchandising You can search the library catalog by Journal title by selecting the Journals tab Select the optional checkbox to search electronic periodicals only NOTE The Library catalog offers title searching for periodicals but not for specific articles For access to periodical articles search the databases listed on the Library s Databases by Subject page RESEARCH TOOLS American Association of Family Consumer Sciences FCS Research Center PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics AND American Association of Family Consumer Sciences AAFCS American Society of Interior Designers ASID National Association for the Education of Young Children NAEYC Christina Mayberry Collection Development Coordinator Contact Information 18111 Nordhoff

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