While the library building remains closed due to public health requirements, beginning August 24, 2020, current CSUN students, faculty (including Emeritus), and staff will be able to request books and other circulating materials from our collections to be sent to them by mail. Note that books and media on reserve are not available for mailing.
Users may request items through OneSearch:
Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (818) 677-2274
SAGE Research Methods provides information on writing a research question, conducting a literature review, choosing a research method, collecting and analyzing data, and writing up the findings. SAGE Research Methods’ coverage spans the full range of research methods used in the social and behavioral sciences, plus a wide range of methods commonly used in science, technology, medicine, and the humanities.
Looking at examples of other dissertations can be helpful. The following databases allow you to explore the full text of dissertations from other universities and from fellow CSUN students.
Citation Managers are bibliographic management programs that will help you keep track of articles and books as you find them, organize your references and create bibliographies in 100s of citation styles (e.g., APA, MLA, Chicago, Turabian, etc.)
They will also allow you to:
For more details and info about workshops offered by CSUN librarians, see https://libguides.csun.edu/research-strategies/citationmanagers
Several CSUN librarians have extensive experience working with EndNote and can help answer specific questions:
Marcia Henry -- email@example.com
Christina Mayberry -- firstname.lastname@example.org