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PAM 4950: Senior Capstone, Spring 2016: Home

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Guide Objectives

 This guide will help you to:

  • Identify and access appropriate databases for searching the scholarly literature on your topic
  • Identify key concepts and search terms to effectively find relevant articles
  • Construct effective search strategies to locate highly cited, peer-reviewed, empirical research articles and the articles that cite them easily and efficiently
  • Use citation management software in order to manage and correctly cite the references that you find

Writing a literature review

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Please complete this brief survey based on your experience working with a librarian instructor in class.

Question #2

Which of these databases would be the most appropriate for searching the scholarly literature on parenting skill programs?

Question #2
Google Scholar: 3 votes (11.54%)
Web of Science: 5 votes (19.23%)
Sociological Abstracts: 2 votes (7.69%)
PsycInfo: 0 votes (0%)
All of the above: 15 votes (57.69%)
None of the above: 1 votes (3.85%)
Total Votes: 26