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Writing 101 (Downey): Welcome

Writing in the Disciplines: Psychology

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Learning Outcomes

After this session, you will be able to:

  • locate articles from citations
  • develop keywords
  • create a search string to use in PsycINFO
  • identify subject terms


  • Welcome (5 mins)
  • Reviewing library basics (Q&A) (20 mins)
  • Tracking down articles from citations (exercise) (15 mins)
  • Setting up your search
    • Breaking down your research topic into keywords (exercise) (10 mins)
    • Creating a search string (exercise) (10 mins)
    • Finding relevant subject terms (exercise) (10 mins)
  • Reviewing features to use in PsycINFO (5 mins)
  • Exploring your topic in PsycINFO (20 mins)
  • Contacting a librarian for research help (last 10 mins)

Instruction & Outreach Librarian

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Lindsay Davis
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