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CLDV 01: Soria

Introduction to research sources relevant to the discipline of Child Development.

Your Assignment

Theoretical Research Paper

Use this research guide to:

  • Locate three (3) credible sources: scholarly book, journal, newspaper or magazine, etc.
    • Identify a variety of online databases and print resources applicable to different points in your research process
    • Apply a variety of keywords, vocabulary and subject terms to narrow your search with Boolean operators AND, OR, NOT, " " and *
    • Search strategically using indexes, abstracts and bibliographies
  • Save, email, link and annotate articles
  • Guidelines for APA citation 
  • Get help with a research professional!

Scholarly Books

Specialized Encyclopedia and Reference

Databases

Databases in the EbscoHOST group

Selecting the specific databases to use for your subject is the first step in a successful EBSCO search.  For this class, please choose the following (note: do NOT select all):

  • Academic Search Complete

  • Omni File Complete

  • Master File Complete

  • Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection

  • Psyc Info

  • Communications and Mass Media

Once in EBSCO, choose your databases by selecting Choose Databases.

Select and Log in using your Merced College Portal Student.Name and Password

Select from the list of 30+ EBSCO databases 2 ways:

1: From the list of all databases:

  

 

2.  From within an EBSCO database: