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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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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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Business

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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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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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