Chicano & Latino Literature CHLS 150 Susan Luévano Librarian California State University, Long Beach University Library 2007 Cristina García, author.
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Chicano & Latino Literature CHLS 150 Susan Luévano Librarian California State University, Long Beach University Library 2007 Cristina García, author
Selecting an Author Use the Latino Authors Bibliography http://www.csulb.edu/library/subj/clauthors.html
Construct a Search Strategy Concept 1 - Author Cristina García Concept 2 – Title of Book Dreaming in Cuban
Boolean Logic Use Boolean connector AND Computer Command Used to Retrieve information EXAMPLE: Cristina García AND Dreaming in Cuban
Determine the Appropriate Resources/Databases Reference Sources Encyclopedias Oxford Encyclopedia of Latino & Latinas in the United States Oxford Encyclopedia of Latino & Latinas in the United States Literary Reference Center Literary Reference Center Books= COAST Latino Literature Latino Literature Articles = (ResearchDatabases) MLA, Academic Search Elite Ethnic NewsWatch, Chicano Database Internet sites Subject Research Guides
What you can do with your Library password Remote Access Check your records Renew books Use Spidell Technology Center Interlibrary loan
Finding Literary Criticism, Book Reviews Biographies & Interviews Research Databases Find on the library home page. http://www.csulb.edu/library/ http://www.csulb.edu/library/ Find Articles
Finding Articles Literary Criticism (Hard source) Journals are scholarly articles. MLA Both Literary Criticism & Book Reviews (Hard & Soft sources) Literary Reference Center Academic Search Elite Chicano Database Book Reviews (Soft source) Ethnic NewsWatch Newspapers – Los Angeles Times Lexis Nexis Academic
Research Databases MLA International Bibliography (Hard) Provides information literary criticism for journal articles, books and dissertations Will tell you if the library owns journal Citations only Literary Resource Center (Hard) 1,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, book reviews, plot summaries, author biographies, and articles from hundreds of scholarly literary journals. Academic Search Elite (Hard & Soft) Provides general information, literary criticism for journal, magazine, and newspaper articles.
Research Databases Chicano Database (Hard & Soft) Provides information about books, magazines and journals Citations only Ethnic NewsWatch (Soft) Newspaper and magazine book reviews La Opinion Full-text
Research Databases Newspapers (Soft) 150 major newspapers Includes the Los Angeles Times Some full-text Lexis-Nexis Academic (Soft) Newspaper and magazine book reviews Full-text
What if the library does not own what you need? Link + Books only 2-3 days Inter-library Loan Free service Books, journals, dissertations 3-10 days Other CSU libraries
Need some help???? Ask at the Reference Desk Make an appointment Susan Luévano firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Office: Library, room 308 Chat with a Librarian 24/7 online reference http://www.csulb.edu/library/247ref.html http://www.csulb.edu/library/247ref.html IM Coming Soon!