"Psychology in the News Project"
This tutorial is designed to help you with the "Current Issues" Paper. It requires that you know how to search library databases to find a relevant curent article from the popular press and also to find related articles in scholarly journals. This guide will:
- 1. Explain BASIC SEARCH TECHNIQUES that you can use when you are searching databases.
- 2. Provide an overview about how to FIND JOURNAL OR NEWSPAPER ARTICLES
- 3. Provide additional information to help you select the appropriate databases to LOCATE A CURRENT ARTICLE FROM THE POPULAR PRESS.
- 4. Provide additional information to help you select the appropriate databases to LOCATE ARTICLES IN SCHOLARLY JOURNALS.
- 5. Tell you HOW TO CITE ARTICLES in your paper.
Note: Most of this information is taken from the following guide: RESEARCH GUIDE & TUTORIAL: FAMILY SCIENCE. You will find this guide useful whenever you are working on assignments that require research using library materials.
Engineering & Physical Sciences Library (EPSL)
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742