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Writing 101 (Webb): Welcome

Writing in the Disciplines: Psychology

Find the Guide

CatCourses > Pages > Library Research Guide

OR

bit.ly/wri101_webb

Outcomes

After this session, you will be able to:

  • identify characteristics of "good" research questions
  • apply strategies for narrowing topics
  • apply search strategies & limiters to find empirical articles in PsycINFO and other relevant databases

Outline

  • Welcome
  • Research Questions -- creating, refining, etc.
  • Selecting search tools -- selecting databases; accessing materials, etc.
  • Identifying keywords & creating searches
  • Basic search strategies (AND / OR; phrase searching; truncation)
  • Time for independent research
  • Getting help

Instruction & Outreach Librarian

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Elizabeth McMunn-Tetangco
Contact:
KL 275
209-631-8359