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PSYCHOLOGY RESEARCH. RENITA KRASNODEBSKI x4239. MAHONEY LIBRARY WEB PAGE. Begin with Research Tools. RESEARCH TOOLS. Subject Guides in Instruction and Tutorials or from Home Page. COOLCAT Catalog. Databases. Newspapers Online. Services and Borrowing.

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Psychology research

PSYCHOLOGY RESEARCH

RENITA KRASNODEBSKI

x4239


Mahoney library web page

MAHONEY LIBRARY WEB PAGE

Begin with

Research Tools


Research tools

RESEARCH TOOLS

Subject Guides in

Instruction and Tutorials or from Home Page

COOLCAT Catalog

Databases

Newspapers Online

Services and Borrowing


Subject guide psychology go to mahoney library page instructions and tutorials

SUBJECT GUIDE-PSYCHOLOGYGo to Mahoney Library Page-Instructions and Tutorials

Databases

Guides

Websites

Catalogs


Coolcat catalog

COOLCAT CATALOG

Agressiveness in Children

Subject Browse


Coolcat catalog1

COOLCAT CATALOG

Agressiveness in children

Contains 22 titles

From FDU and CSE

Search titles by LC subheadings


Examples of books

EXAMPLES OF BOOKS

REFERENCE

A Dictionary of Psychology (2009). Ref 150.3 C716

Handbook of Psychology (2003). Ref. 150 H236

Psychologists and their theories for students (2005).

Ref 150.922 P974

CIRCULATING

Mind: A historical and philosophical introduction to the major theories

(2006). 150 K962

Understanding depression in women: Applying empirical research to practice and policy (2006). 616.85U554

Evidence-based psychotherapy: Where practice and research meet (2006). 616.89 E937


A primary secondary or tertiary resource

A PRIMARY, SECONDARY OR TERTIARY RESOURCE

Here are some definitions and examples to help you identify the various categories:

Primary – firsthand information or original data

e. g. Newspaper articles, and transcripts, surveys, interviews

statistics etc.

Suicide in the U.S.: Statistics and Prevention

Secondary – Interprets, analyzes and evaluates primary sources.

e.g. Books, Commentaries, Bibliographies, Research articles, Biographical Works

Emotions and Consciousness (2005) 152.4 E549

Tertiary – Reference sources that compile and organize information from primary and secondary

sources in a specific subject area.

e.g. Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Directories

Encyclopedia of Human Behavior (1994) Ref. 150.3 En19h


Types of journals and magazines

TYPES OF JOURNALS AND MAGAZINES

CONSUMER

TRADE

Geared towards a reader from a particular trade

Some advertisements from industry

Targets specifically to industry

Some graphs, charts, photos

Uses technical terminology

e.g. Mental Health Weekly Digest

  • Focus is lay reader

  • Many advertisements

  • Written by an anonymous author or freelance writer

  • Easy reading

    e.g. Psychology Today


Journals scholarly publications

JOURNALS: SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS

  • Article can be peer reviewed or refereed

  • Written by a subject expert

  • Minimal advertising

  • Original research including studies

    and reports

    e.g. Professional Psychology, research and Practice

    Experimental Psychology

    Behavioral Research and Therapy

    Brain and Cognition


Online and print journals

ONLINE AND PRINT JOURNALS

Search by title keyword:

Cognitive Psychology


Psycinfo search for full text

PsycInfoSearch For Full Text

Stereotyping and gender in subject

and abstract fields


Psycinfo search for full text1

PsycInfoSearch For Full Text

Search for Full Text


Psycinfo search for full text2

PsycInfoSearch For Full Text

Match citation

January 2009 vol. 33 issue 4


Psycinfo search for full text3

PsycInfoSearch For Full Text

Find January, 2009


Psycinfo search for full text4

PsycInfoSearch For Full Text

Scroll to article

Evidence that gender differences….


Interlibrary loan

INTERLIBRARY LOAN

Request Books in CoolCat from FDU

No E-Books

Request Forms for Books and Articles


Need a newspaper article

NEED A NEWSPAPER ARTICLE?

Newspapers Online found on Mahoney Library Home Page provides links to online Newspapers and newspaper databases. Also included are a number of key news sites on the web.


Selecting websites

SELECTING WEBSITES

Criteria for evaluating websites:

  • Up-to-date information

  • Credibility of author or organization

  • Domains – e.g. .com; .edu; .gov; .org

  • Links to resources and may have list of references

    Encyclopedia of Psychology: Resources Doing Research

    http://www.psychology.org/links/Resources/Doing_Research/

    Anxiety Disorders Association of America

    http://www.adaa.org/

    Princeton University: Center for the Study of Brain and Behavior

    http://www.pni.princeton.edu/index.shtml

    NASA: Applied Cognition Games

    http://human-factors.arc.nasa.gov/cognition/tutorials/index.html


Evaluating resources

EVALUATING RESOURCES

Criteria to look for:

1. Currency

2. A balance of primary, secondary or tertiary resources

3. Credibility of the publication

- Scholarly and peer reviewed journals

- Government document

4. Identity of the author

- A professional from a reputable

institution

- Author’s name cited in other scholarly works

5. Does the resource have a bibliography


How do i cite sources mahoney library web page how to

HOW DO I CITE SOURCES?Mahoney Library Web Page-How To

  • Print copies of citation guides on Reserve and in Reference

    Additional guidesavailable online through Mahoney Library

    Home Page (How do I?... Cite sources – Style Guides)

    2. Convert a citation to MLA in databases such as Proquest or Academic Search Premier

    3. RefWorks: an online bibliographic web-based manager that will create

    your bibliographies for you. See your reference librarian for further information.


Need assistance

NEED ASSISTANCE?

  • Meet with a Reference Librarian or call the Reference Desk at x4248.

  • Schedule an individual or

    group appointment.

On the Mahoney Library Web Page, click on Using the Library – Get Help


Mahoney online research assistance

MAHONEY ONLINE-RESEARCH ASSISTANCE

On the Mahoney Library web page, go to

Using the Library- Get Help


Reference messaging on mahoney library home page

REFERENCE MESSAGINGON MAHONEY LIBRARY HOME PAGE

Ask us a question


Happy research hunting

HAPPY RESEARCH HUNTING!


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