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Anatomy of a Research Article

Infographic describing the parts of a research article in the sciences and social scienes, including the article information abstract, introduction or literature review, meths, results, discussion, and references.

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Cognitive Bias and Information Practices

An infographic handout on coginitive bias in information practices. Examples include confirmation bias, availability bias, and authority bias. 

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Information Lifecycle Card Sort for Natural Diasters

Background: Students will be working in groups on a research paper about the environmental health impact of a natural disaster (e.g. Hurricane Katrina, Love Canal, 9/11 attacks and first responders, etc.). They must use at least 3 peer-reviewed sources, but their paper must also address the who, what, when, where, and why of the event. They are also asked to address environmental justice and discuss the long-term environmental consequences of the event.Learning Outcomes:After the session, students will be able to:Describe the information lifecycle around a natural disaster/eventUse advanced search strategies to find scholarly sources on a health problem/eventInformation Lifecycle Card Sort Activity Directions: In your group, analyze eight (8) sources about Hurricane Katrina and move the cards in a timeline to place them in chronological order.Then, include guidance and hands-on practice for finding reference sources for background, government sources, and research article to meet students' information needs.

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Public Health

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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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Psychology
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Intro to Business Research Canvas Course

Canvas module covering how to conduct business research. Designed for undergrads to complete over a full semester. 

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Tracing the Scholarly Conversation

This assignment or activity is intended to help students learn how to trace the scholarly conversation on a topic, using references and cited by tools to find previous and more recent works related to a specific source.

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Getting Started with College Research in the Field of Education

Slide deck to introduce education students to college research in the field of education.

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Education
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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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Zotero Tutorial

In this course, you will learn how to install Zotero software on your own devices, import citations via the Zotero web connector, and insert those ready-made citations directly into your papers.

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