Research Guide for

PSYC 2500 Biopsychology (Lake)

Find Articles

PsycARTICLES  : Start here for journal specific to the field of psychology.

Google Scholar  : A great place to examine impact factor through citation rate, or to start your research and generate more keywords. Links back to Normandale when available.

Academic Search Premier  : A great all-around database with a wide scope.
 

Find Articles by Journal Title

Journal Title Search

If you know the name of the journal you want to search, use the Journal Title Search to see if it is available in print or online from the library.



Example to try:
  • Scientific American Mind
  • Discover Magazine

Impact Factor

How influential and prestigious is a journal? 

Google Scholar

Google Scholar allows you to search the Web for peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts, and articles available from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.

Click on "Full-Text @ NCC Library" to locate the item through the Normandale Library subscriptions. Only items for which Normandale Library has a current subscription will be available for free.

Note: When accessing from off campus, you will be directed to log into the library site before with your StarID and password before you can search in Google Scholar.



The Eigenfactor

Primary vs. Secondary Sources in Psychology

Remember the differences! Courtesy Honolulu Community College

Keywords

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Access Databases from Off Campus

Access Databases from Off Campus
In order to access databases and other Library resources from off campus, login with your StarID and password when prompted.  Off-campus access to library databases is only available to current Normandale students, staff, and faculty.

Cite Your Sources (APA)

APA Quick Guide
A guide to APA citation format based on the 6th edition of the APA Publication Manual.

APA Formatting and Style Guide (OWL at Purdue)
APA (American Psychological Association) is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. This resource, revised according to the 6th edition of the APA manual, offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page.