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  • American Indian Studies Research Guide: Facts & Figures | Oviatt Library
    economic and geographic data from the United States Census Bureau Data sets section offers tables for the Decennial Census American Community Survey Economic Census and Population Estimates U S Census Bureau Subjects A to Z Alphabetical index consisting of keywords and phrases to access census statistics free publications products services and other social demographic and economic information FedStats Gateway to statistics from over 100 U S federal agencies that provide data and trend information on topics such as economic and population trends crime education health care aviation safety energy use farm production and more RAND State Statistics RAND State Statistics contains nearly 200 databases that cover all 50 U S states Includes RAND California with 80 detailed databases on California USA Trade Online Provides access to current and cumulative U S export and import data for over 9 000 export commodities and 17 000 import commodities USA Trade Online provides trade statistics using the Harmonized System HS up to the 10 digit level and the North American Industry Classification System NAICS commodity classification codes up to the 6 digit level NOTE Available in the Library only at Reserves Periodicals and Microform workstations 8 and 9 Select the database from Internet Explorer Favorites menu No off campus access World Factbook CIA Provides information on the history people government economy geography communications transportation military and transnational issues for 267 world entities The Reference tab includes maps of the major world regions as well as flags of the world a physical map of the world a political map of the world and a standard time zones of the world map Historical Statistics of the United States Cambridge Comprehensive compendium of statistics from over 1 000 sources recording every quantifiable aspect of the history of the United States including such areas as population work

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  • American Indian Studies Research Guide: Native Americans and Law | Oviatt Library
    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 American Indian Studies Research Guide Native Americans and Law Overview Reference Resources Databases Images Video Government Resources Primary Resources Facts Figures Native Americans and Law Websites Other Resources Here are resources around the web regarding American Indians and US law Native American Constitution and Law Digitization Project Housed at the University of Oklahoma Law Library this project is a cooperative effort between the University of Oklahoma Law Center the National Indian Law Library and Native American tribes The site provides access to constitutions tribal codes a digitized version of the Handbook of Federal Indian Law 1941 by Felix S Cohen documents of Indian land cessions Indian Reorganization Act Era Constitutions and Charters and many other resources for researchers of Native American legal issues Kappler s Indian Affairs Laws and Treaties This site contains the fully searchable digitized text of all seven volumes from the original 1903 04 U S Government Printing Office publication Based at Oklahoma State University Library these volumes contain U S government treaties with Native Americans from 1871 1970 as well as U S laws and executive orders Information can be accessed from the table of contents through the index of each volume or by keyword search See also the Library s U S Law Research Guide online guide 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 Researching Ethnic and Cultural Groups in Los Angeles Course Guides AIS 301 American Indians and Popular Culture QS 490 Queer Studies Capstone Digital Collections

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  • American Indian Studies Research Guide: Websites | Oviatt Library
    Specialists American Indian Studies Research Guide Websites Overview Reference Resources Databases Images Video Government Resources Primary Resources Facts Figures Native Americans and Law Websites Other Resources Here are other various websites related to AIS topics American Indian History and Related Issues AIS program at CSULB Index of Native American Resources on the Internet This site is constructed primarily to provide information resources to the Native American community and only secondarily to the general community The information is organized insofar as possible to make it useful to the Native American community and the education community National Museum of the American Indian Part of the Smithsonian Institution NativeWeb Resources for indigenous cultures around the world Native American Sites Home to the American Indian Library Association This Web site created by librarian Lisa Mitten is an essential site for any researcher of Native American issues This site provides access to Web sites of native organizations business media music and culture tribal colleges and native studies programs The site also links to quality resources about native communities 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

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  • American Indian Studies Research Guide: Other Resources | Oviatt Library
    book you need via Interlibrary Loan What is InterLibrary Loan Interlibrary Loan or ILL is a service provided to obtain materials which are needed for research but are not available in the Oviatt Library How do I make ILL requests Requests are made through the automated Interlibrary Loan System See the Interlibrary Loan page for more info 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 Using Google Scholar You can find items the Oviatt Library owns using Google Scholar s Find Text capabilities To activate the capabilities for your browser Select Settings near the top of the page then Library links from the left menu In the search box type CSUN and click the magnifying glass to perform search Check the box next to CSU Northridge SFX Find It at CSUN Click Save After performing a search in Google Scholar select the SFX Find It at CSUN link to the right of the article or the SFX Additional Options link located below the article description for access to online full text Oviatt Library holdings information and Interlibrary Loan 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

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  • Anthropology Research Guide: Browsing | Oviatt Library
    Desk Subject Specialists Anthropology Research Guide Browsing Getting Started Browsing Search Strategies Reference Materials Databases Images Video Primary Sources Grey Literature AAA Style Websites Other Resources Browsing the Stacks Anthropology Feel like browsing Check out the second floor where the call numbers begin with GN This section has materials related to anthropology including physical anthropology ethnology social and culture anthropology archaelology human evolution applied anthropology and more Second Floor Call Numbers GN1 GN890 In particular GN49 GN298 for Physical Anthropology GN301 GN674 for Ethnology Social and cultural anthropology GN700 GN890 for Prehistoric archaeology Browsing the Stacks Linguisitics If you re looking to browse for books related to anthropological linguistics check out the fourth floor where the call numbers begin with P This is where materials related to linguistics are and include books on biolinguistics sociolinguistics linguistic change and more Fourth Floor Call Numbers P1 P1091 In particular P98 P98 5 for Computational Linguistics P101 P410 for Linguistic Theory P121 P149 for Science of Language P375 P381 for Linguistic geography 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

    Original URL path: http://library.csun.edu/guides/Anthropology/Browsing (2016-02-17)
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  • Anthropology Research Guide: Search Strategies | Oviatt Library
    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 use not in front of a term to ensure that the search will not include that term Warning Some databases use and not instead of not Check the database help screen Truncation Most databases allow for a symbol to be used at the end of a word to retrieve variant endings of that word This is known as truncation Using truncation will broaden your search For example bank will retrieve bank or banks or banking or banker or bankruptcy etc Databases and Internet search engines use different symbols to truncate In general most of the Library s databases use the asterisk however the exclamation point is used in LexisNexis Check the database help screen to find the correct truncation symbol Be careful using truncation Truncating after too few letters will retrieve terms that are not relevant For example cat will also retrieve cataclysm catacomb catalepsy catalog etc It s best to use the boolean operator or in these instances cat or cats Mary Wahl Digital

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  • Anthropology Research Guide: Reference Materials | Oviatt Library
    AAA Style Websites Other Resources What Are Reference Materials Reference materials are resources that provide background information or quick facts on a certain topic There are many different kinds such as dictionaries encyclopedias directories bibliographies and atlases They are great resources to start with when exploring a new topic Reference Materials selected list for Anthropology The following are selected reference materials held in the Library s collections regarding anthropology Countries and Their Cultures 2001 New York Macmillan Reference USA Dictionary of American Regional English DARE Cambridge MA Harvard University Press Encyclopedia of Anthropology 2006 Thousand Oaks Calif Sage Kipfer B 2000 Encyclopedic Dictionary of Archaeology New York Kluwer Academic Plenum Routledge Encyclopedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology 2010 London England Routledge The Dictionary of Anthropology 1997 Oxford UK Malden MA Blackwell The Encyclopedia of Language Linguistics 2006 Amsterdam Boston Elsevier Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life 2009 Farmington Hills Mich Gale Finding Reference Materials You can find reference materials online and in print in several ways Searching the catalog by location Go to the Library Catalog s advanced search Enter your keyword s in the search boxes In the Optional Limits section look for the Location field and select Learning Commons for print materials or Electronic Reference for online materials Click on Submit Search Searching the catalog by subject Go to the Library Catalog s advanced search Enter your keyword s in the search boxes Also enter dictionaries or encyclopedias in one of the search boxes and select Subject in the drop down field Click on Submit Search Browsing the print reference section Reference materials are in the Learning Commons which is on the first floor of the Library in front of the Reference Desk see Oviatt Library Main Floor map Mary Wahl Digital Services Librarian and Art Anthropology

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  • Anthropology Research Guide: Databases | Oviatt Library
    of core scholarly journals in the arts business humanities sciences and social sciences Also Useful Ethnic NewsWatch Ethnic NewsWatch A History ProQuest Provides a full text collection of ethnic and minority press content from the U S and Canada offering additional viewpoints from those proffered by the mainstream press Includes scholarly journals and working papers trade journals magazines newspapers newsletters dissertations and grass roots publications primarily from minority presses The companion database Ethnic NewsWatch A History provides the historical foreground to the ethnic minority and native press content in Ethnic NewsWatch GenderWatch Provides authoritative historical and current perspectives on the evolution of gender roles as they affect both men and women Includes scholarly journal articles magazines newspapers newsletters regional publications books and NGO government and special reports that focus on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas Sociological Abstracts ProQuest Abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences Provides abstracts of journal articles books book chapters dissertations and conference papers America History Life EBSCO Indexes over 1 800 journals as well as dissertations on the history culture area studies and current affairs literature of the United States and Canada ARTstor Digital archive containing over 1 6 million world art and architecture images Requires Flash Player version 6 0 or later 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 eBook Collection EBSCO Provides access to thousands of full text electronic books Includes subscribed titles from eBook Academic Collection and purchased titles

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