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Flipster: Browse Current Magazines

Keywords! Keywords

Main key term: cosleeping

"The practice of sleeping in the same bed with one's infant or young child."

Alternate key terms: sleep-sharing, co-bedding, bed-sharing, co-sleeping, co sleeping

Related key terms: breastfeeding, culture, parenting, sleep training, infants, SIDS

Combine key terms: SIDS AND "bed sharing" AND infants

Tips from the Librarian

USE FROM HOME!

Use your SURF ID & password to access databases from Off-Campus

Try: Databases by Subject to select a different subject specific database

BOOKS & eBOOKS

Use the library catalog to find books, e-books, DVDs and videos

MiraCosta's e-Books can be accessed from off campus.

REFERENCE SOURCES

Gale Virtual Reference Library (subject specific encyclopedias and reference sources)

Britannica Online    (Encyclopedia Britannica, plus Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Britannica Book of the Year.)

TRY THESE FIRST

EBSCOhost (Magazines & Scholarly Articles)

  • Search for articles using keywords

  • Apply limits like Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals, Published Date (e.g. 2008 - 2012)

JSTOR: scholarly journals in a diverse array of arts, humanities, and social sciences disciplines 

Opposing Viewpoints In Context: social issues database with full-text periodical articles, viewpoint essays, reference material, statistics, topic overviews and websites, organized under popular research topic headings.

 

APA Resources

Need citation help? Get it here!

Is this CRAAP?

When evaluating information sources, does it pass the CRAAP test?

Currency

Relevance

Authority

Accuracy

Point of View

See the CSU Chico CRAAP test

Popular vs Scholarly

POPULAR VS SCHOLARLY HANDOUT

Need a reminder on the differences between a scholarly source as opposed to a popular one?  Use the above handout to help you, or watch the video below.