Fall 2013 PSYC 314 Intro to Psychology Research in the Library

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September 03, 2013

Fall 2013 PSYC 314 Intro to Psychology Research in the Library

Slides from Fall 2013 library sessions for PSYC 314.

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Kimberly Miller

September 03, 2013
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  1. Kimberly Miller, M.S.I. Research & Instruction Librarian kimberlymiller@towson.edu

  2. • Kimberly Miller • kimberlymiller@towson.edu • 410-704-6324 • Cook Library

    • In-person: Reference desk (3rd Floor) • Phone: 410-704-2462 • IM/Email: http://cooklibrary.towson.edu • Text: 66746 & start your question with askcook • CLA Café: Wed. 11:00am – 12:30pm starting 10/2/13 • Social Media
  3. e-magic, “good question” via Flickr, CC BY-ND 2.0

  4. B Tal, “Our Direction” via Flickr, CC BY-ND 2.0

  5. Interpreting the Assignment Reading Background Information Using Online Databases &

    Indexes Gathering Sources Drafting Paper or Presentation Citing Sources Refining a Topic Evaluating Sources Selecting a Topic Identifying & Listing Vocabulary
  6. Image source: http://goshen.libguides.com/beyond_googling

  7. Todd Martin, “Close up of The Thinker” via Flickr, CC

    BY-NC 2.0
  8. Researchers Submit Article to Journal Journal Peer- Reviews Article Article

    is Accepted Article is Published Article is Rejected Authors asked to Revise & Resubmit Authors Edit Article Authors Seek a Different Journal for Publication
  9. None
  10. • Database used to find scholarly “literature” in Psychology •

    Published by the APA • More than 3.4 million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations, and technical reports in all fields of psychology.
  11. http://bit.ly/psyc314

  12. Tools in your “advanced search” toolbox • “Connectors” • “Limiters”

    • Thesaurus • Fields Leo-seta, “Bigger” via Flickr, CC BY 2.0
  13. How is stress linked to health? AND, OR, NOT stress

    health
  14. • Effect / Affect • Impact • Change • Influence

    • Advance / Improve • Help / Aid • Cause • Pro / Con • Benefit • Importance
  15. Concept 1 – Stress • Stress • Burden • Distress

    • (Different types of stress) Concept 2 – Health • Physical health • Mental health • (Specific facets of health…)
  16. Image source: http://www.clker.com/clipart-2525.html

  17. • Find a list of databases on the subject or

    course gateway • Narrow your results? 1. Limiters (e.g., date range, “peer review” checkbox) 2. Fields (e.g., subject and thesaurus) 3. More specific search terms • Expand your results? 1. Try new keywords or different combinations of keywords 2. Citation chasing 3. Multiple searches in multiple databases
  18. http://tinyurl.com/CookFallWorkshops Of note: • Library Research for Psychology Students Thursday,

    October 3rd 5:00-6:00pm • APA Citation Style Thursday, October 24th 2:00-3:00pm • RefWorks Basics Monday, October 28th 3:00-4:30pm
  19. I’d love to hear from you! http://bit.ly/314survey

  20. • Kimberly Miller kimberlymiller@towson.edu 410-704-6324 • Cook Library In-person: Reference

    desk (3rd Floor) Phone: 410-704-2462 Chat: http://cooklibrary.towson.edu Text: 66746 & start your question with askcook • CLA Café: Wednesdays 11:00am – 12:30pm starting October 2nd