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DEAF 360: American Deaf Culture


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 Malebranche, Mary, Morisod, Kevin, & Bodenmann, Patrick. (2020). Deaf culture and health care. Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), 192(50), E1809–E1809.

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   OneSearch Search tips 

  • Searches books, articles, videos, DVDs, images and more in University Library       
  • Good place to begin research       
  • Good for interdiscliplinary topics

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OneSearch Advanced Search

To access the advanced search feature, click the OneSearch image on the Library's  homepage and then the "Advanced" search link next to the Basic Search bar.  A set of radio buttons gives you the option to search just the CSUN Collections, Course Reserves, or All CSU Libraries, which includes items you can order through CSU+ or InterLibrary Loan.  You can search by Title, Author/contributor, Subject or ISBN, or all fields, and can combine multiple search statements.  You can limit your search by Material Type (Books, Articles, Journals, Images, or Audio-visual), but language, and by date or date range.

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