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PSYC 3600 Browne

PSYC 3600 - Experimental Psychology - Dr. Browne, Spring 2012

This webpage connects you to resources to assist you in your research.

Developing a Search Statement

Valdosta State University's Odum Library Homepage

  • Anywhere Access
    • Log in to Anywhere Access to use library resources while off-campus.
  • Live Chat
    • The Live Chat page brings together every possible way to contact a Reference Librarian.  Contact methods include online chat, text message, email, phone, or visiting us in person during normal reference desk hours.
  • Schedule a research consultation with a librarian for in-depth help
    • With this online form, you may request an appointment with a reference librarian for assistance with your research. We request 48 hours' notice to allow time for scheduling.
  • GIL-Find@VSU
    • Locate books in the Odum Library
    • Search for Library of Congress Subject Headings

Using Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Interlibrary Loan allows you to request articles, books, and other materials from other libraries.  You can use ILLiad, our online interlibrary loan system, to get articles in 2-5 days, or books in 2 weeks. 

Print Reference Materials

You will find print reference sources in both the main reference collection and the "reference alcove." Please ask the Reference Librarian on duty at the reference desk for assistance in finding materials.

Online Reference Sources

 

Finding Databases to search for Scholarly Articles

  • Go to the library home page.
  • Click on the Articles tab, if it is not already selected.
  • Click the arrow for the drop menu located under Articles & Databases by Subject to reach subject pages for VSU majors. For instance, you'll find links to many databases for English and Composition have links on the English subject page.

Is a Journal Peer-Reviewed?

  • To check whether or not a journal is peer-reviewed, use: Ulrichs

 

Recommended Databases for Psychology

  • Specific Databases
    • PsycINFO (psychology)
    • SocINDEX  and Sociological Collection (sociology and social issues)

NOTE: You will need to login through Anywhere Access or know the GALILEO password if you are off campus.

Help with getting articles full-text or in print

 

Other Skills and Resources

APA Style

Resources

Avoiding Plagiarism