ERIC Number: ED317213
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Library Skills for Psychological Research: A Workbook for Psychology 121. 2nd Edition.
King, Christine; And Others
This second edition of a workbook for a psychology course taught at the State University of New York at Stony Brook is designed to help students develop library skills for research in that field. Nine major topics are covered: (1) the author-title and subject catalogs; (2) 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 services offered by the library; (7) general magazines and newspapers; (8) psychological tests and measures; and (9) U.S. government documents. Each chapter provides objectives, a descriptive account of pertinent subject matter, and review questions. Additionally, several of the chapters include a brief introduction and a summary of subjects covered. The second chapter includes a bibliography which lists 12 encyclopedias, 7 subject dictionaries, 15 handbooks, 12 biographical dictionaries and directories, and 16 subject bibliographies. (SD)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook. Library.
Note: For the 1987 edition, see ED 290 482.