Psychology (Applied) - Literature Searching
Literature Searching Practical Workshops - October 2012
The Library workshop for the Methods in Psychology module aims to provide students with the skills required to complete the module assignments and to introduce a range of Library resources which will be useful both for this module and other projects and assignments. The information will be available here for the rest of the year for further reference.
The University Library has a wide range of databases which give access to a variety of research information. The databases differ in the kind of information they cover, and the ways in which they can be searched.
Web of Knowledge is a great resource for finding references to journal articles. It includes the Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index and Arts & Humanities Citation Index, plus the Conference Proceedings Citation Index as well as the major biomedical database Medline.
You might also want to take time to explore the following resources:
PsycARTICLES is a database of full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association.
An alternative interface for this major biomedical database indexing over 4000 journals.