Searching as Strategic Exploration

Reading Scientific Research

Academic research articles have a structure and language that is different from our other reading materials such as textbooks. This lesson can help students new to academic research understand these differences and learn strategies for finding information in such articles.

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Would You Share It?

A slide presentation to accompany the learning activity from the chapter "Senior Citizens, Digital Citizens: Improving Information Consumption in Older Adults" in Teaching about Fake News: Lesson Plans for Different Disciplines and Audiences. This lesson demonstrates some of the most common types of misinformation senior citizens may encounter using social media and evaluation techniques to prevent sharing with others. 

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Tutoring Scenarios: How Would You Respond?

These slides are designed to accompany "Countering Fake News with Collaborative Learning: Engaging Writing Center Tutors in Information Literacy Instruction, a chapter in the ACRL book Teaching About Fake News. 

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Using the Thesaurus in PsycArticles 2021

A 7 minute tutorial on step-by-step tips on using the Thesaurus feature of the PsycArticles database found in ProQuest Central.

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Master Literature Review Process

This infographic guide on the literature review process help researchers decide where to search, how to search, how to organize the search process and increase the productivity, and how evaluate scholarly articles. Altough the Guide is created to meet the needs of public administration research, the approaches can be used by other disicplines as well.

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OneSearch Tutorial

A quick tutorial on using OneSearch, the CSUDH Library's catalog, to find books, articles, and more with hands-on practice. This tutorial uses the SpringShare LibWizard platform and you do not need an insitutional login to complete the tutorial. A text version of the tutorial is also available. 

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Topic Development

In this module, we will discuss the challenges in selecting a topic and how to overcome that obstacle so that you can enjoy the work that you are doing and feel more confident in your writing!  

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Using Pubmed - Intro to the Advanced Search Builder

Get to know the new PubMed's Advanced Search Builder! Check it out to learn more about how to: * Find articles on a topic or by subject * Access full text versions of articles * View your PubMed search history, including key words * Use search filters to get the best results!

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Finding Images with the UCLA Library

This interactive comic is your introduction to finding digital images at the UCLA Library and beyond! It covers how to find image databases and online exhibits, as well as how to approach searching for and citing online images. Check out the comic’s embedded links for additional info!Learning Outcomes:Use the UCLA Library website to find and cite image resourcesExplain the difference between copyright and creative commons licensing

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Get Started with Zotero

With Zotero, you'll never have to stress again about making a properly-formatted bibliography! Zotero makes collecting, organizing, and analyzing your research sources easy. This tutorial will help you navigate the application and offer some neat tips and tricks for utilizing Zotero!Learning Outcomes:Create Zotero AccountOrganize your LibraryGenerate a bibliography in a chosen citation style (e.g. MLA, APA, Chicago, etc.)

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