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Introduction

Welcome to the PSYC 530 page where you will find tips for finding resources. Use the above tabs to navigate the guide or use the PSYC 530 Index found on this Home page.

This page is meant to help you do your research for the PSYC 530 class. In addition to resources on this page, see the following:

Psychology Research Guide

Online Learning Guide

If you would like to learn become proficient at APA style citation, contact Barb Anderson to register in the free self-guided APA Style Central course.

Your Library ID

Your Library ID number is the ENTIRE number on the back of your student ID:

23311+ your 9 digit personal ID number

 

Creating Your Library Accounts

Need a Book from  Another Library?

Your I-Share account allows you to request books from other university libraries.

Create an I-Share account

Need to Request the Full Text of an Article?

Your ILLiad account allows you to request electronic delivery of journal articles from other university libraries.

Create an ILLiad account

IMPORTANT: The form asks for your barcode number. This is the entire number found on the back of your RU ID card. This barcode begins with the numbers 23311, followed by your RU ID number that begins with "9."

 

PSYC 530 Index

I. Home

  • Introduction
  • Your Library ID
  • Creating Your Library Account
  • PSYC 530 Index
  • Organizing Your Research
  • Help
  • Librarian Contact Information

II. Start Your Research

  • Searching
  • Reasons For Using Library Databases
  • Keywords or Subject Headings
  • Primary/Secondary Resources

III. Finding Articles

  • Introduction
  • Suggested Keywords
  • Quick Article Search
  • Highlighted Databases
  • Other Online Resources
  • Access From Off Campus
  • Contact Us

IV. Highlighted Tests and Measurements

  • Introduction
  • Print Resources
  • Highlighted Test Resources
  • Copyright Issues
  • Access From Off Campus
  • SPSS For Home Use

V. APA Style

  • Introduction
  • Featured APA Style Books
  • About APA Style Citations
  • Helpful Websites For APA Style
  • Citation Generators
  • Contact Us
  • Librarian Contact Information

 APA Style Central

  • Introduction
  • Contact Us
  • APA Style Central
  • Self-guided Blackboard Course

 

Organizing Your Research

1. Create folder (in One Drive, Google Drive, Dropbox...) and title the name of the class.

2. Create another folder inside the class folder. This is where you will:

a. Save your notes (and citations) for the assignment.

b. Save all scanned/electronic sources.

3. Open Word document

a. Give it title related to assignment (e.g. Notes for Climate Change paper)

b. Save in the assignment folder

Help

1. Phone:

a. Chicago: 312-341-3639/49
b. Schaumburg: 847-619-7980

2. Email

3. Chat

4. Schedule one-on-one

Librarian Contact Information

Barbara Anderson, Ed.D.
Head of Instruction and Learning

Office: 1035 AUD
Phone: 312-341-3647

Email Me