Course Research Pages
PSY 306 - Human Sexuality
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.
Some Reference Books on Psychology
Craighead, W. Edward and Charles B. Nemeroff, eds. The Concise Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science [electronic resource]
Piotrowski, Nancy, ed. Psychology Basics. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 2005. Ref BF31 .P765 2005, v. 1 and 2
Use these resources to find magazine, newspaper, and scholarly journal articles on your human sexuality topics.
Academic Search Premier - Contains articles from scholarly journals.
Annual Review of Psychology - Psychology journal available online and in print.
Google Scholar - Provides access to only scholarly literature. Note that the full text is not available for all articles. If full text is not available, you may order it via Interlibrary Loan.
JSTOR - This collection of scholarly journals covers various areas in business and the liberal arts, including psychology.
PsycARTICLES and PsycINFO - Contains articles and abstracts 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.
Sources for Information on Conducting Interviews
APA Citation Tutorial
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Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association - BF76.7 .P83 2010 (Located in Library Permanent Reserves)