PSY 1001A: General Psychology
Books in the Main Stacks
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Citing Your Resources
Doing ethical research means citing sources. It is critical to credit writers for their work and their contributions to your research. To not do so is unethical and leads to plagiarism - unintentionally or not. Here are some sources to help you cite properly and to avoid the problem of plagiarism.
- Citation of Sources
This lists citation engines which help you create proper citations as well as providing information on different citation styles.
- Tips on avoiding plagiarism
Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoid plagiarism in their writing.
NoodleBib is an online resource that will help you format MLA and APA bibliographies, exporting them directly to your word processing program.
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Coleman, A.M. (2001). Dictionary of psychology. Oxford: Oxford University Press
Offers in-depth definitions in the field of psychology and psychiatry. Entries include identification of the individuals (along with birth and death dates) who discovered or originated the terms and concepts and extensive cross-referencing and illustrations.
Reference FB31. C65 2001
The Corsini encylopedia of psychology and behavioral science. (2001). New York: Wiley
International in scope, this four volume set includes concise entries as they relate to Psychology. Cross references allow the user to locate related topics for additional detail.
Reference BF31.E52 2001
Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders: DSM-IV TR (2000). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association
Published, by the American Psychiatric Association, this is”THE” bible for diagnosing psychological disorders.
Oakdale Reference RC455.2.C4 D5362000
Brookhaven Reference RC455.2.C4 D536 2000
Encyclopedia of Psychology (2000). Washington, D.C.: Oxford University Press.
Developed by the American Psychological Association and published by the Oxford University Press, this eight volume set includes more than 1,500 entries, including almost 400 biographical entries.
Reference BF31.E522 2000
Fernandez-Ballesteros, R. (Ed). (2003). Encyclopedia of Psychological Assessment. London: Sage
Oriented towards the entire spectrum of those in the Psychology community, this two-volume set deeply covers the area of psychological assessment. It presents material from basic theory to technological administration, and offers insight into the complexity of psychological testing.
Reference BF39.E497 2003
Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (2001). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
This publication provides guidance on writing in the APA style, and provides numerous examples for citing tables, numbers, statistical and mathematical data.
Oakdale Reference BF76.7.P83 2001
Brookhaven Reference BF76.7.P83 2001
Pyrczak, F. (2003). Evaluating research in academic journals: A practical guide to realistic evaluation Los Angeles: Pyrczak Publishing
Provides information on how to evaluate all components of a research paper, including titles, abstracts, introductions, literature reviews, samples, instrumentation, experiment procedures, results and discussion. This resource includes evaluation guides and examples in each section, as well as appendices reviewing the basic tenets of Qualitative and Quantitative research.
Oakdale Reference H62.P97 2003
Brookhaven Reference H62.P97 2003
Pyrczak, F., & Bruce, R. (2003). Writing empirical research reports: A basic guide for students of the social and behavioral sciences Los Angeles: Pyrczak Publishing
This resource provides guidelines on writing research reports. It describes the information typically required in a research paper, as well as where it should appear. Examples and exercises are found in each chapter for further clarification. The appendices include checklists of guidelines, and tips on writing clearly.
Reference LB 2369.P97 2003
Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms (2001). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association
Published by the APA, this reference tool is used to identify commonly used terms in the field of Psychology, as well as to understand relationships between terms. Used in conjunction with PsychINFO and PsycARTICLES databases, it helps to ensure precise research.
Reference BF32.T537 2001
Weiner, I. B. (2003). Handbook of psychology. New York: Wiley
Geared towards both the graduate student and professionals of the field, this twelve-volume set comprehensively covers the history of Psychology, an overview of the field, materials core to graduate level study, professional areas, and items of special interest.
Reference BF121 .H1955 2003
Find Psychology Articles
Databases with Articles contain material published in magazines, journals, and newspapers.
Reference Sources include dictionaries, encyclopedias, directories and more.
= database and full text info.
Here is a listing of psychology journals that can be found in the Dowling College Library.
American Psychological Association (APA)
This is the homepage for the leading professional psychological organization in the USA. This site posts links to articles of general interest directly from their front page. Use their SEARCH function to locate items of interest to you. Conferences, job postings, and PSYCHCRAWLER are also to be found here.
American Psychological Society
This sites has links to some articles from past APS Journal. Please note their “Psychology Links” the bottom of this list has “Other Sites of Interest” which I found to be most useful for teaching and student resources.
Buros Institute of Mental Measurements
Invaluable tool for tests and testing. This site offers basic information about the test found in the various MMY and has grouped them in various ways for easy searching. There are also links from this page to articles and non-Buros databases. This is an excellent place to begin a search on tests and testing.
Canadian Psychological Association (CPA)
Similar to the APA, this site links to many sites of interest to students and teachers. Some sites are in French or are bilingual. I suggest beginning with the keyword option in the center of the box.
Dr. Michael Fenichel’s Current Topics in Psychology
Extensive set of links to articles, web sites, and research tools on specific psychological topics and current hot topics having a bearing on psychology.
DSM Psychology Library
Excerpts only available without subscription to the DSM-IV and symptom index. Helpful when quickly trying to identify disorder and related DSM section number.
This revision of the fourth edition of the manual published by the American Psychiatric Association to set forth diagnostic criteria, descriptions and other information to guide the classification and diagnosis of mental disorders was published in 2000 replacing DSM-IV.
Electronic Journals in Psychology
This is a wonderful listing of Journals available on the web. Each journal listing details the extent of access from table of contents to key articles to full access.
Encyclopedia of Psychology
This site is an organized way to explore the field of psychology. It has both a hierarchical way of moving level by level through the desired topic or a search option to zone in on a specific topic.
Great On-line Resource for Statistics
Hosted by Statistics Solutions Inc. this site contains handy information and exercises for descriptive and inferential stats plus info on variables, parameters and measurement scales. Additionally there are handy links to books and other websites of interest.
Hanover College Psychology Department
An excellent starting point for psychology students. Many, many resources. The tutorials are well worth checking out.
National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress syndrome
This site is wonderful collection of articles and links about PTSD which is loaded and supported by the Veterans Administration.
Everything that you want to know about the brain and more. Resources on assessment, development, treatment, geriatric psychology, etc.
Russ Dewey’s Psych website. This site has a sidebar of a vast array of items from online text, journals, homepages, and help sheets. A very useful page for psychology students.
Sigmund Freud Archives
Links to resources about Sigmund Freud on the Internet. This site includes some of Freud's writings.
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