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PSY 290 - Research Methods

Course guide with resources and instructional content for Psychology 290, Research Methods in Psychology.

Psycinfo

PsycINFO

Journal articles (covers more than 1,700 periodicals), chapters, books, dissertations and reports on psychology and related fields.

Interlibrary Loan - ILLiad

Use the library databases or catalog to look for what you need.  Material not owned by Penfield Library can be requested through our Interlibrary Loan service by clicking on the Full Text Finderor get it soon links.

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Dissertation Abstracts

When searching Psycinfo, you'll often find what look to be great articles, and then you'll request them through Interlibrary Loan, only to find out that what you ordered was a 1 or 2 page abstract or is not availalbe.  This is usually because the citation is for a dissertation abstract.  You can easily tell if what you're looking at is a dissertation abstract by looking at the citation.  In Psyinfo, you can exclude dissertations by checking the box labeled "Exclude Dissertations" in the Advanced Search mode.

Psycinfo Dissertation Abstracts

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