Course Research Pages
HUM 300 - Empirical Research Methods and Evaluation
Finding Background Information and Key Terms and Theories in Online Resources
Credo Reference - Contains dictionaries and encyclopedias on psychology.
Gale Virtual Reference Library - A collection of online books, including general works on psychology; good for overviews of topics.
Finding Background Information and Key Terms and Theories in Books
Bowman Library Catalog - Search by keyword or subject heading to find books in the Bowman Library collection. Some sample subject headings are listed below.
Academic Search Premier - Scholarly journals.
Annual Review of Psychology - Psychology journal available online and in print.
ERIC - Journal articles and reports in the field of education.
JSTOR - This collection of scholarly journals covers various areas in business and the liberal arts, including psychology.
MEDLINE - Covers all areas of medicine.
PsycARTICLES and PsycINFO - Contains articles from the top psychology journals. Note that you can limit your search to type of study conducted, if desired. There's also a thesaurus to help you find correct search terms.
Wilson OmniFile Full Text Select - Includes some scholarly psychology coverage.
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These Research Guides have been prepared by librarians to assist with your research. Read more:
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Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association - BF76.7 .P83 2010 (Located in Library Permanent Reserves)