ERIC Number: ED290482
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Library Skills for Psychological Research. A Workbook for PSY 121.
King, Christine; And Others
This workbook for a course taught at the State University at Stony Brook, New York, is designed to help students develop library skills for psychological research. Nine major topics are covered: (1) author-title and subject catalogs; (2) some major reference books; (3) journals in psychology; (4) periodical indexes and the periodicals catalog; (5) abstracting sources in psychology and related fields; (6) the Social Sciences Citation Index and computerized information retrieval; (7) general magazines and newspapers; (8) psychological tests and measures; and (9) U.S. government documents. Each chapter provides objectives for that chapter and a descriptive account of pertinent subject matter. In addition, five chapters include a brief introduction, six chapters present a summary of the topics covered, and a selective listing of specialized reference works is provided at the end of the second chapter. (CGD)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook.
Note: A product of the Melville Library. Some figures contain small, blurred print.