Instructions  

PsycTUTOR | Psychology | JMU Libraries

1. Choosing & Narrowing a Topic 2. Finding Books & Media 3. Developing a Search Strategy
  • Identify main concepts.
  • Generate a list of search terms.
  • Use the Thesaurus.
    Exercises
  4. Finding Journal Articles
  • Popular vs. scholarly
  • Research reports & other scholarly journal articles
  • PsycINFO & other databases
  • Finding a journal in the library or online
  • Interlibrary Loan
    Exercises
5. Test Information
  • Find information about a test.
  • Find a test.
    Exercises
6. High Quality Internet Sources
  • Types of Internet sources
  • Evaluating Internet sources
  • Citing Internet sources
    Exercises

 

Test your skill in identifying citations.

Psychology | JMU Libraries

Developed and maintained by:
Lynn Cameron, Liaison Librarian for Psychology
JMU Libraries
January, 2007