PSYC 11300 Introduction to Research in Psychology
Principal Periodical Databases
In addition to PsycINFO, there are a few other databases you may find useful in your researc.
- SocINDEX with Full Text
- When your topic is sociologically oriented, SocINDEX can be a useful addition to PsycINFO as you do your research.
- MEDLINE (EBSCO)
When your topic is medically related, MEDLINE can be a useful addition to PsycINFO as you do your research.
- SPORTDiscus with Full Text
When your topic involves sports or physiology, SPORTDiscus can be a useful addition to PsycINFO as you do your research.
- Academic Search Premier
This database is one of several periodical databases that index both popular and scholarly materials in a variety of disciplines.
This is an online collection of full-text articles from the journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA). Since PsycARTICLES are linked to directly from PsycINFO, if you have searched there, you need not search PsycARTICLES directly.
- BF176 - BF198.7 Psychological tests.
- BF199 Behaviorism (Psychology)
- BF309 - BF499 Cognition.
- BF501- BF505 Motivation (Psychology)
- BF636- BF637 Psychology, Applied.
- BF692 Sex (Psychology)
- BF698 Personality
- BF712 - BF724.85 Developmental psychology.
Not all psychology books will be located there, however. Other call number areas include:
APA Style for Works Cited
There are several copies of The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (Sixth edition, 2010) at the reference desk in the library.
APA has its own APA Style website with both quick answers and tutorials.
In addition the IC Library has a couple online guides that will help you figure it out: