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  • MUS 580: Music Industry Developments: Lit Review | Oviatt Library
    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 Annotated Bibliography Samples MLA Below are 2 sample annotations in MLA style 7th ed 2009 Book citation example with brief evaluative annotation MLA Fryer Sarah Beebe Beneath the Mask The Plight of Daisy Buchanan Critical Essays on F Scott Fitzgerald s The Great Gatsby Ed Scott Donaldson Boston G K Hall 1984 153 166 This is a feminist essay that argues that Daisy is trapped in cultural constructions of Rich Wife and Pretty Girl she chooses the unsatisfactory stability of her marriage because of those constructions

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  • MUS 593: Current Trends in the Music Industry I: Music Databases | Oviatt Library
    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 MUS 593 Current Trends in the Music Industry I Music Databases Professor Amanda Harrison Music Databases Business databases Interlibrary Loan Citations Google Scholar Music databases Music databases Lindsay Hansen Music Media Librarian Contact Information Office 818 677 7147 lindsay hansen csun edu OV 250 2nd floor East Wing within Music Media Related Guides Subject Guides Business Resources Data Faculty Resources Federal Tax Law Research Guide Finding Statistics by Zip Code Government Information Business Economics and Labor International Business Resources Los Angeles Government Sources Research Guide Business Law San Fernando Valley Statistics and Facts Pages 1 2 next last Course Guides Consumer Demographics Demographics for business marketing Economics 308 Economics 310 Bennington English 306 Graduate Busines Marketing 640 Graduate Business 600 Information Systems 312 Sharbaf Information Systems 335 Sharbaf Information Systems 435 Pages 1 2 next last Digital Collections Pins Cited at the Oviatt Exploring Research Topics Peek in the Stacks African American LGBTQ Periodicals

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  • MUS 601: Scores | Oviatt Library
    Alexandra Monchick Scores General guidelines Collected works Journals and databases Google scholar Finding reviews Free sources Dissertations and theses Music terms Interlibrary Loan Citing your sources Finding scores in the catalog Use the catalog to find books scores CDs DVDs or individual journals It s best to use the Advanced Search This search is limited to scores by Beethoven and here is an example of a result Scores have uniform titles because most pieces of music have titles or nicknames in multiple languages and a uniform title is a way to connect all of the variations For example you may not find the Moonlight Sonata under that name but if you know the opus number you will find what you need The University of Michigan has a very thorough guide to uniform title here and you can apply those same strategies to our catalog It s important to note the location and status of Library materials This particular score is available You can send a text message to yourself that includes all of the details so that you don t have to write down anything Music Media has a few locations for scores including miniature and folio If a score or book has a Stored location you can place a hold on it and pick it up at Guest Services on the first floor Click on the Request button and provide your Portal ID and password The score will be held until the library closes that day Lindsay Hansen Music Media Librarian Contact Information Office 818 677 7147 lindsay hansen csun edu OV 250 2nd floor East Wing within Music Media Related Guides Subject Guides Foreign music terms Music Music resources Music Resources at the Oviatt Library Special Collections Archives Course Guides MUS 303A History of Popular Music in America

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  • NURS 310: Principles of Nursing Research Library Research Tips: Overview | Oviatt Library
    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 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 Click SFX Additional Options or SFX Find It for access to online full text Oviatt Library holdings information and Interlibrary Loan Learn about Google Book links using our catalog Check out the catalog record for Wallace M 2008 Essentials of gerontological nursing New York Springer http suncat csun edu record b2200937 and its 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

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  • Nursing 303 | Oviatt Library
    and truncation symbols how to cite sources and more Learn about Find Articles by Subject Datatabases by Subject Nursing Learn about Find Text to identify if Oviatt library has the item Learn how to find a book journal videos databases and check Reserves in the library catalog Library Catalog Advanced Search For an Advanced search select the Advanced Catalog Search link on the homepage The Advanced search allows you to search by keyword in up to four separate fields and optionally limit your search by language material type location collection publisher or publication date To start your search Select the field you want to search Author Title Subject Note or any field from the first drop down menu Type keyword s in the adjacent text box Two or more words entered together in one search box will retrieve records containing that exact phrase unless there is no exact match If there is no exact match for the phrase entered the system will retrieve records contain all search terms entered wherever they are in the record OPTIONAL For a combined search enter additional keywords into separate search boxes and choose the appropriate Boolean operators and or and not from the pull down menu Can t Find the Book You Need Here Ask the Library to get the book you need via Interlibrary loan Check worldcat org to see if any libraries nearby have the book if you need it immediately Remember as a CSUN student you have borrowing privileges from any of the other CSU libraries Scholarly Journals Peer reviewed Referreed Authors are authorities in their fields Authors cite their sources in endnotes footnotes or bibliographies Individual issues have little or no advertising Articles must go through a peer review or refereed process Articles are usually reports on scholarly research Illustrations usually take the form of charts and graphs Articles use jargon of the discipline Nursing SimpleSearch replaced by OneSearch Databases CINAHL Plus with Full Text EBSCO CINAHL Plus with Full Text EBSCO Cochrane Library Wiley Cochrane Library Wiley Ovid Journals Ovid Journals PubMed PubMed Health Reference Center Gale Health Reference Center Gale Full text databases SAGE Journals Online SAGE Journals Online ScienceDirect Elsevier ScienceDirect Elsevier Wiley Online Library Wiley Online Library SpringerLink SpringerLink Additional databases Dissertations Theses ProQuest Dissertations Theses ProQuest Academic Search Premier EBSCO ABI INFORM Complete ProQuest ABI INFORM Complete ProQuest 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 a student First time to sign up for your EndNoteWeb account you can connect directly to http library csun edu restricted endnote scr In addition to asking Marcia Henry and other librarians for help Endnote Web will also answer your questions about installing the Cite While you Write plugin for

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  • Nursing Resources for ASBN: Books | Oviatt Library
    search the entire collection You may also limit your search to smaller sub collections Ejournals electronic periodicals not specific articles Ebooks NCOD National Center on Deafness TCC Teacher Curriculum Center Periodicals Serials not specific articles Videos Reference Room Special Collections or Sound Recordings by selecting a collection from the drop down menu Searching for a specific Item Select an Author or Title search if you know the author last name first name or at least the first few words of the title Searching for Items by Topic There are two ways to search the online catalog for resources on a topic by Keyword or by Subject A Basic Keyword search will simultaneously look for words in titles of materials in subject headings and in notes fields A Subject search will locate materials by Library of Congress Subject Headings which is a controlled vocabulary or standard list of subject terms The Oviatt Library assigns Library of Congress Subject Headings to all items listed in the online catalog Another way to find the Library of Congress Subject Heading for your topic is to search the catalog by Keyword display the record for a relevant title and select one or more of the Subjects listed for that record 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 Statistics Research Health Information from the Federal Government Health Sciences Statistics Health Sciences A CSUN Research Guide Health Statistics A CSUN Research Guide Nursing An Oviatt Library Research Guide Course Guides NURS 318 Itroduction to Professional Nursing

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  • Political Science 197 Ethnic Politics | Oviatt Library
    topic Reference books Internet How to Cite Articles Determine which citation style to use the two most commonly used at CSUN are MLA and APA If your professor didn t specify pick one and use it consistently Check the sample style sheets MLA or APA to see what information the article citation should contain and how it should be formatted Be sure to indicate where material you quoted directly or paraphrased came from For more information see Citing Your Sources Plagiarism Keyword Searching Use keyword when your term may be very new very distinctive or jargon e g instant messaging XML Use a variety of keywords There may be additional items on your topic that use different terms Be aware that you may retrieve items not related to your topic called false drops When you cannot remember the exact title of an item do a keyword search using the title words you remember Keyword Searching Examples Variety of terms If you are looking for items on the movies use additional keywords such as film films cinema or motion pictures An example of retrieving results unrelated to your topic false drops using the keyword cricket will retrieve items about the sport as well as the insect An example of using keywords to find titles when you are unsure of the exact title Both CAGED and BIRD are in 6 titles There are 6 entries with CAGED BIRD You searched for the WORDS bird caged Found 6 items Caged bird medicine selected topics Charles V Steiner 1981 I know why the caged bird sings 1969 Many voices 8A 6B sound recording for Adventures for re 1986 Maya Angelou Miles Shapiro 1994 Poco by Garry and Vesta Smith illustrated by Fred Crump 1975 Voices in Black White writings on race in America from H 1993 Library Catalog Basic Search Starting from the Library Catalog Basic Search screen you can search by Keyword Title Author or Subject by selecting the radio buttons and typing search words in the text box The default Limits setting will search the entire collection You may also limit your search to smaller sub collections Ejournals electronic periodicals not specific articles Ebooks NCOD National Center on Deafness TCC Teacher Curriculum Center Periodicals Serials not specific articles Videos Reference Room Special Collections or Sound Recordings by selecting a collection from the drop down menu Searching for a specific Item Select an Author or Title search if you know the author last name first name or at least the first few words of the title Searching for Items by Topic There are two ways to search the online catalog for resources on a topic by Keyword or by Subject A Basic Keyword search will simultaneously look for words in titles of materials in subject headings and in notes fields A Subject search will locate materials by Library of Congress Subject Headings which is a controlled vocabulary or standard list of subject terms The Oviatt Library assigns Library of Congress Subject Headings to all items listed in the online catalog Another way to find the Library of Congress Subject Heading for your topic is to search the catalog by Keyword display the record for a relevant title and select one or more of the Subjects listed for that record Searching for Periodical Titles in the Library Catalog You can search by Periodical title by selecting the Periodicals tab on the homepage The Oviatt Library subscribes to over 1 700 print and over 25 000 online periodicals which include research journals magazines and newspapers For online periodicals only select the Search electronic periodicals only check box 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 Searching for Videos CDs DVDs and Other Media in the Library Catalog Many videos DVDs CDs and other media formats held by the Oviatt Library are listed in the Library Catalog and located in Music Media Instructional media for K 12 are located in the Teacher Curriculum Center Search for media by Author director screenwriter producer artist composer etc and or Title Media can also be searched by topic see Library Catalog Basic Search Limit search results to media as follows For videos DVDs In the Basic search screen change View Entire Collection to Videos DVD in the pull down menu For all media types In the Advanced screen under Optional Limits set the Material Type pull down menu to specify the type of media you want Viewing Results in the Library Catalog Select a title to see more information Information includes publication information location call number and checkout status Click on the various links to find more items by the same author or in the same subject area What is Plagiarism To plagiarize means to Steal and pass off the ideas or words of another as one s own Use another s production without crediting the source Commit literary theft Present as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source Merriam Webster Online Dictionary definition of plagiarize retrieved June 20 2005 Political Sciences Databases Political Science databases 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 of the search terms It narrows or limits the search Therefore use and in between terms that are required to make the search specific image not weight Not eliminates records that contain a search term It narrows or limits the search Therefore

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  • Political Science 404 Urban Politics | Oviatt Library
    know why the caged bird sings 1969 Many voices 8A 6B sound recording for Adventures for re 1986 Maya Angelou Miles Shapiro 1994 Poco by Garry and Vesta Smith illustrated by Fred Crump 1975 Voices in Black White writings on race in America from H 1993 Searching for Periodical Titles in the Library Catalog You can search by Periodical title by selecting the Periodicals tab on the homepage The Oviatt Library subscribes to over 1 700 print and over 25 000 online periodicals which include research journals magazines and newspapers For online periodicals only select the Search electronic periodicals only check box 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 Viewing Results in the Library Catalog Select a title to see more information Information includes publication information location call number and checkout status Click on the various links to find more items by the same author or in the same subject area Evaluating Print and Internet Resources Library and Internet resources should be evaluated to determine their quality and relevance to your topic before citing them for a research assignment Use the criteria below to help you evaluate resources Note Titles below marked with an asterisk are in hardcopy in the Oviatt Library click the link to get location information Jump to Authority Content Coverage Timeliness Accuracy Objectivity Using URLs to Determine Authority Objectivity Authority What are the qualifications of the author or organization responsible for the content of the resource What are the author s education and or experience Is it a reputable publisher or Web site Is there an about us link on the Web page that provides information about the organization Is it a commercial governmental educational or personal Web site Often the URL domain s extension com edu etc gives you a clue about the site Look for the author s biography or information about the responsible organization either within the publication or Web page itself or use the sources below to find out more about authors publishers and organizations Who s Who in America Hint There are a variety of Who s Wh o type publications that cover different geographical areas or specialties Ask a librarian for additional sources Biography com Biography Index 1984 present Biography Index 1946 49 1998 Britannica Online Encyclopedia of Associations Gale Directory of Learning Worldwide A Guide to Faculty and Institutions of Higher Education Research and Culture Gale Virtual Reference Library Encyclopedia of World Biography LexisNexis Academic Reference Literary Market Place LMP Magazines for Libraries PubList com Ulrich s Periodicals Directory Writers and Artists Year Book Writers Directory Writer s Market Content Coverage Who is the audience for the publication or Web site scholarly or general Is the information primary or secondary in nature Does it provide general background information or in depth information on a specific topic Which do you need How extensive is the bibliography or list of cited references Can you use these references to find more information on your topic Timeliness What is the publication date of the book or article Is there a date anywhere on the Web page such as date created last update etc How up to date are the citations in the bibliography How current do you need for your topic Accuracy Have other scholars evaluated the resource Books Use the sources below to locate book reviews Book Review Digest Plus 1983 present Book Review Digest 1905 1999 Book Review Index 1965 present Articles How have other scholars evaluated the article in follow up letters or editorials Letters or editorials in response to journal articles are usually indexed just like the original article Search keywords from the article title and or author name using a relevant Library database or ask a librarian to recommend an appropriate database Can you find the same information in another source Objectivity Determine whether the information is fact opinion or propaganda Are there footnotes to show the source of the facts or quotes Does the publisher have a particular bias Are opinions or propaganda easy to recognize Do the words and phrases play to your emotions or bias the content Are there advertisements that suggest the information might be biased toward selling a product rather than providing objective information Can you determine from the Web site s address URL a particular bias Often the URL domain s extension com edu etc gives you a clue about the site Using URLs to Determine Authority and Objectivity Internet address URL domain extensions can be used to help determine authority and objectivity A more complete list of two and three letter URL extensions is also available 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 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 intent of the site is to promote a particular point of view net Network usually personal Web pages The intent of the site is as varied as the individual s responsible for the content How to Cite Articles Determine which citation style to use the two most commonly used at CSUN are MLA and APA If your professor didn t specify pick one and use it consistently Check the sample style sheets MLA or APA to see what information the article citation should contain and how it should be formatted Be sure to indicate where material you quoted directly or paraphrased came from For more information see Citing Your Sources Plagiarism What is Plagiarism To plagiarize means to Steal and pass off the ideas

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