Research Guide for

PSYC 2500 Biopsychology (Lake)

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Find Articles

PsycNET  : 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 (EbscoHost)  : 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

Search for academic articles on publisher and other websites. When you use this link to connect to Google Scholar through the Library, your search results will include links to articles available in Normandale Library databases whenever possible. Look for the "Article @ Normandale Lib." links to access the full article through the Library.

Note: Not all articles in your search results will be available through the Library. Need an article we don’t have? Submit an interlibrary loan request.



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

Off-Campus Access Info
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Cite Your Sources (APA)

APA Quick Guide (PDF)
A guide to APA citation format based on the 7th edition of the APA Publication Manual.

APA Formatting and Style Guide (OWL at Purdue)
A comprehensive guide to APA formatting and style (7th edition). See examples of APA formats for papers, References lists, in-text citations, footnotes, and more.