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PSYCH 3160: A Research Guide (Spring 2016): Research

Searching the scholarly/research literature of psychology, following citations, and citing your sources properly. Professor Krumhansl's Auditory Perception class.


Here are typical steps in the research process:

Identify and Revise Your Topic

Use Reference Sources for Understanding the Context
Find topic summaries, key concepts, terminology and reference lists

Find Articles
Find articles in peer-reviewed research journals

Find Journals by Title and Books
Use our Catalog to find items held at Cornell (books, journals by journal title, etc.)

Request items not available at Cornell
BorrowDirect and Interlibrary Loan

Evaluate your sources
Some tips on how to evaluate the sources you've found

Cite your sources
Using APA style to prepare your bibliography

Getting Help
Ask a Librarian!

Reference Help

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