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Psychology 2301 - Katakalos, David - Psychology Research

Use this guide to learn how to research psychology topics!

Searching as Strategic Exploration

Library Assignment:

Find an article by one of the authors on your handout, or find an article relating to the fields of forensic psychology or ecopsychology.  

On a sheet of paper, answer the following questions:

  • What author and/or topic did you research?
  • List the keywords you used.
  • Which databases did you use?  
  • Explain why you did, or why you did not like your search results. 

 

 

 

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Search Examples from Tools

Discovery Image

Screenshot of Library Discovery

Tool: Gale Virtual Reference Library

Here's some good background info on bullies and bullying from a children's health encyclopedia.

GVRL entry on Bullies

Tool: Gale Virtual Reference Library

Analysis of how media affects kid behavior.

GVRL media influence on kids

Off-campus access

Library databases require a login from off-campus!

  • ACES username is required for login
  • ACES password is your password for login

What does the login page look like?

 

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