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  • Research Strategies 4: Writing and Creating: Final Draft | Oviatt Library
    Draft Does the Order of Your Paragraphs Make Sense Consider your thesis and the argument that you are presenting Is the current order of your points the most effective If not reorder them and refine your message Ensure that you guide your reader through your message with effective transitions that explain where you are reading Ask someone to read and review your paper to ensure that your argument is clear Your writing will be more interesting if you find your own voice don t get lost in the sea of your sources This is your pulpit State your case as only you can using your research Remember your professor will be looking for evidence of your own thinking and understanding of the topic in your paper Creating a Final Draft When you write your final draft remember to do the following Format your paper according to guidelines of the assignment Include your name the date the class and the title of your paper Use the same font throughout your paper Don t let your font choice distract from your message Add page numbers Review the paper carefully before you print Proofreading Your Paper Use this as your checklist to make sure you edit all parts of your project Check the final document for spelling grammar punctuation citation style and assignment requirements Read your essay out loud to check for mistakes style and flow Begin at the end of your paper and carefully read each word This will allow you to see things your eye may have skipped over when you read it through from beginning to end Your brain knows what it should say and will insert that even if the words are not there Have someone else read your paper again This time ask your most detail oriented friend

    Original URL path: http://library.csun.edu/Guides/ResearchStrategies/FinalDraft (2016-02-17)
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  • Need Help Using OneSearch? | Cited at the Oviatt
    However if you re looking for specific types of resources you might want to check out our other discovery tools Just beginning your research OneSearch Want different types of resources in various formats OneSearch Looking for a textbook Course Reserves or Library Catalog Looking for a specific article OneSearch Books by a specific author Library Catalog Is your topic a little complicated Find Articles by Subject Are you looking for archival sources Special Collections and Archives FAD Still not sure where to go Ask a Librarian Laurie Borchard This entry was posted in Guides Reference and tagged OneSearch reference Bookmark the permalink Keep an Eye on Your Personal Belongings Research Therapy You Don t Have to Come to the Library to Get a Library Book Comments are closed Links About QR Codes Library Tours Oviatt Library Advanced Placement Student Program Oviatt Library Advanced Placement Student Program Map Oviatt Library s Pinterest Research Strategies Tutorials and How Tos Oviatt Library Facebook Feed Oviatt Library 2 days ago It s time for another Peek in the Stacks library csun edu SCA Peek in the Stacks brad pye BlackHistoryMatters BlackHistoryMonth CSUN See More See Less Brad Pye Jr Los Angeles Sports Journalist and Community Advocate Oviatt Library library csun edu In 1943 at the young age of 12 Brad Pye Jr paid a friend who transported cars to California 5 00 for a ride from his home in Plain Dealing Louisiana to Los Angeles Once in L A Pye continued h View on Facebook Share Oviatt Library 3 days ago Wishing all our Matadors a Happy Valentines Day csun See More See Less View on Facebook Share View on Facebook Tags 24 7 hours Andrew Weiss Anna Fidgeon anniversary annotated bibliography arts crafts artwork Ask A Librarian Banned Books Week Campus Quality Fee

    Original URL path: http://library.csun.edu/blogs/cited/2013/02/15/having-trouble-using-onesearch/ (2016-02-17)
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  • Finding and Using Images Online : Search Engines | Oviatt Library
    WASC Information Ask a Librarian Live Chat 24 7 Text a Librarian Reference Desk Subject Specialists Finding and Using Images Online Search Engines Overview Search Engines Digital Collections Databases Clip Art Copyright Citing Images Image Search Engines Metasites Watch this video to understand how to find Creative Commons images Google Image Search Advanced search feature allows you to narrow results by usage rights Choose the appropriate setting most common academically is the free to share or use option If you are going to make changes or adapt the photo choose free to share or modify instead You can allow filter the search by size color or type such as photo clip art or animated drawing Wikimedia Commons Part of the Wikipedia family Wikimedia contains images video and audio files that are explicitly free to use with public domain and freely licensed educational media content Click on the image to view copyright parameters Flickr Flickr does not search the web for images but is an online photo management site with individual and institutional participants Be sure to change the license settings from Any License to Creative Commons Only Hosting various institutions no known copyright restrictions The Commons on Flickr is also useful for historical images FACULTY MOODLE TIP An easy way to embed Creative Commons images from Flickr with attribution use ImageCodr You provide the Flickr URL and it will generate the correct HTML code link back to the image and give attribution Also try Open Attribute browswer plug in which is a tool which allows you to copy and paste the correct attribution for Creative Commons licensed work 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 Open Access

    Original URL path: http://library.csun.edu/Guides/FindingImages/SearchEngines (2016-02-17)
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  • Finding and Using Images Online : Digital Collections | Oviatt Library
    Online Digital Collections Overview Search Engines Digital Collections Databases Clip Art Copyright Citing Images Website Library Digital Collections These collections of images are available for all users You do not need to be a student at CSUN to have access to these collections Many are freely available to use for educational purposes however it is important to read the permission levels of copyright Library of Congress American Memory Provides access to digital images prints maps and videos that document the American Experience and is organized into 100 thematic collections This collection is also divided into easy to browse sections including topic time period material type and location Prints Photograph Online Catalog Contains photographs fine and popular prints and drawings posters and architectural and engineering drawings Scope of the collection is mainly pertaining to United States history interests and achievements Most records include digital image however in some cases there is only a thumbnail image display due to potential copyright considerations Getty Images Getty Images has recently expanded their open access policy on the bulk of its collection for personal or non commercial use only with attribution When conducting your search the media type is automatically set for Creative Images Rights Managed and Royalty Free LIFE Photo Archive hosted by Google Includes millions of photographs many in which were never published by LIFE magazine Its archive stretches back from the 1750 s to today New York Public Library Digital Gallery Provides free and open access to over 800 000 images containing photographs drawings vintage posters illuminated manuscripts and historical maps covering a variety of academic disciplines Low resolution images can be viewed and used in research projects and presentations Permission must be obtained for use of high resolution images Jamie Johnson Research Instruction Outreach Service Librarian Contact Information jamie johnson csun

    Original URL path: http://library.csun.edu/Guides/FindingImages/librarycollections (2016-02-17)
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  • Finding and Using Images Online : Databases | Oviatt Library
    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 Finding and Using Images Online Databases Overview Search Engines Digital Collections Databases Clip Art Copyright Citing Images Oviatt Library Databases All of the below databases are listed under Databases A Z on the library s website The content in the databases are licensed for educational purposes Students faculty or staff at CSUN do not need additional permission to use images providing its use is educational purposes including instruction presentations or assignments ARTstor A digital archive containing nearly 500 000 world art and architecture images Berg Fashion Library Provides cross searchable access to interdisciplinary and integrated text image and journal content on world dress and fashion Includes the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion a specially created taxonomy an e book collection and an extensive color image bank as well as other resources Access restricted to 3 users at a time Academic Search Premier To search images connect to database then scroll over More towards the top left of the screen and select Images EBSCO Image Collection contains over 1 million images relating to people natural science places history and flags Opposing Viewpoints To search images connect to database the scroll over More towards the top right of the screen and select Images Other document types include cartoons photographs statistics charts graphs and maps 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 Open Access Repository SOAR Finding Pro Con Arguments Finding Statistics LibX News on the Web Digital Collections Pins Cited at the

    Original URL path: http://library.csun.edu/Guides/FindingImages/Databases (2016-02-17)
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  • Finding and Using Images Online : Clip Art | Oviatt Library
    Online Clip Art Overview Search Engines Digital Collections Databases Clip Art Copyright Citing Images Stock Photo Clip Art Collections Stock photos or clip art can help take your posters or presentation to next level by using art as a visual representation of your words or ideas It can also keep your audience engaged in your presentation Here are some website where you can easily find stock photos or clip art for free Google Image Search Search tools feature allows you to narrow results by usage rights Choose the appropriate setting most common academically is the free to share or use option If you are going to make changes or adapt the photo choose free to share or modify instead You would also want to narrow your search by Type Clip Art This will narrow your search to include only clip art images morgueFile Contains stock photos and images with free usage rights Be sure to read the license agreement on the photo prior to use Everystockphoto Is a search engine for free photos from many sources You can search by license type in the advanced search feature Jamie Johnson Research Instruction Outreach Service Librarian Contact Information jamie johnson csun edu

    Original URL path: http://library.csun.edu/Guides/FindingImages/clipart (2016-02-17)
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  • Finding and Using Images Online : Copyright | Oviatt Library
    may use without seeking special permission for your research papers or presentations However when dealing with freely available collections on the internet check for copyright information license statement terms and conditions or permission sections And always make sure to give credit to the creator see Citating Images tab for more information Check out this infographic to learn more on ethical use copyright laws and termonology Can I use this picture What is Intellectual Property Creations of the mind such as inventions literary and artistic works designs and symbols names and images used in commerce Items protected in law i e patents copyright and trademarks which enable people to earn recognition or financial benefit from what they invent or create See the World Intellectual Property Organization WIPO to read more about IP What is Copyright Images are copyrighted as soon as they are created Copyright is the legal protection extended to the creator of the work whether or not it has been published The creator has exclusive rights to publish display make copies of or create derivative works from the original Unless determined to be Fair Use or falling under certain classroom exemptions it is often illegal for anyone to copy manipulate or use an image without the creators permission There are some openly licensed copyrighted images such as those through Creative Commons This means you do NOT have to ask permission from the creator however pay attention to the permission levels See Search Engines tab for more information about Creative Commons licenses What is Creative Commons Creative Commons is a non profit organization that provides copyright licenses for users to attribute on their work in a standardized way Creators can determine the level of public permission to share alter or reuse your work either commercially or non commercially This does

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  • Finding and Using Images Online : Citing Images | Oviatt Library
    numbered consecutively in italics ex Figure 1 When referring the figure in text make sure to capitalize Figure Do not refer to the image as the figure below or the figure above Image should be centered in the paper Image captions include title of image and a brief explanation Also provide source and copyright information Do not put a period after the URL You will need to provide as much information as possible Name of creator creator username of the image Role of the creator in parenthesis such as artist sculptor etc Year of creation in parenthesis If there is no date available put n d Title of image in italics If there is no title create a description of the work Type of work ex illustration map cartoon photograph etc Retrieved from URL or database name Last name first name initial Role of the creator Year of creation Title of image or description of work Type of work Retrieved from URL database Example The aurora borealis see Figure 1 is a natural multicolor light display produced by solar wind particles seem in high latitude regions Image Caption Figure 1 Aurora Over Calgary and Spokane This figure illustrates the aurora borealis aboard the International Space Station Image credit NASA s Marshall Space Flight Center via Flickr Works Cited NASA s Marshall Space Flight Center 2012 Aurora Over Calgary and Spokane Digital Image Retrieved from https www flickr com photos nasamarshall 14743833915 Citing Images MLA All visual illustrations images except for maps diagrams charts tables etc should be labeled Fig or Figure then an Arabic numeral that corresponds to the figure ex Fig 1 Fig 2 etc When referring the figure in text do not capitalize fig or figure Figure captions provide titles or explanatory notes If the caption includes the complete bibliographic information about the source and the source is not cited in text no entry for the source in the works cited is necessary MLA no longer requires the URL in the citation If an instructor requires the use of URL s MLA suggests placing angle brackets around the URL You will need to include as much information as possible Web Only Image Name of creator creator username of the image Title of image in quotation marks If no title exists create a brief descriptive title Medium of work ex illustration map cartoon photograph etc Date of resource creation if available Title of webpage or article Name of site in italics Larger Institution or organization if applicable Medium of publication Web Date of access Day Month Year Last name First name or Username Title of Image Medium of work Date of resource creation Title of webpage or article Name of site Web Date of access Example The aurora borealis see figure 1 is a natural multicolor light display produced by solar wind particles seem in high latitude regions Image Caption Fig 1 Aurora Over Calgary and Spokane NASA s Marshall Space Flight Center Works Cited NASA s Marshall Space

    Original URL path: http://library.csun.edu/Guides/FindingImages/CitingImages (2016-02-17)
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