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Writing 10 (Ruiz): Welcome

Reading & Composition

Outcomes

After this session, you will be able to:

  • use keywords, search strategies, and limiters to get the most out of your search results
  • find books related to your social movement/issue/problem
  • find peer-reviewed articles related to your social movement/issue/problem
  • capture citation information in MLA format

Outline

  • Welcome
  • VPN
  • Review
    • prompt
    • intersectionality
    • potential topics
  • Information types
  • Why search in databases?
  • Finding books/eBooks
    • Melvyl
  • Keywords and search strategies
    • identifying keywords
    • Boolean, phrase searching, truncation
  • Finding peer-reviewed journal articles
    • Academic Search Complete
  • Getting help with your ongoing research needs
    • 24/7 chat, appointments, Roving Reference, Writing Center

Instruction & Outreach Librarian

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Lindsay Davis
Contact:
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209.285.7742
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