3rd year PSY
Our Search Tools:
Searches the library catalogue (physical books and journals) AND
searches across journal databases to bring back relevant journal articles.a
Will show you which electronic journals we have, and link you to
full text whenever possible.Lists all our individual
databases by subject group, so you can go
straight to them.
Finding literature on a topic:Where can you go?
• Search in Primo• Search an individual database (MetaLib)• Search an individual journal (SFX)• Search using a search engine (e.g. Google
Searching in Primo
Search by topice.g. “Child Psychology” fear
Use options on the left to refine your search:Find books in the libraryEbooksPeer-reviewed journal articles
Narrow by dateNarrow by databaseNarrow by author
Databases• Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts
(ASSIA) (Social and Psychological articles relating to the health professions)
• Credo Reference (online scholarly encyclopaedia)
• Medline/Pub Med (US health database)
• PsycARTICLES (full text journal databases of APA journals)
• PsycINFO (leading index of articles relating to psychology)
• PsychSource http://psychsource.bps.org.uk/view/index.html bespoke search for the journals of the British Psychological Society. You can also search Wiley Online Library more widely.
• Social Sciences Citation Index (web of science)
Finding a journal article
Examples:• Owen et al. (2010). Putting brain training to the test.
Nature, 465, 775-778
• Chopin & Mamassian (2012) Predictive Properties of Visual Adaptation. Current Biology, 22, 622-626
Off campus?Sign in via ‘Shibboleth’ or ‘UK Federation’ and follow the links to the UEA login screen
Expanding beyond our collections
• Request books for purchase• Interlending: http://www.uea.ac.uk/is/interlending
• Using other libraries – SCONUL Access: http://www.access.sconul.ac.uk/
• Google• Web tools – RSS Feeds, blogs, Twitter, email
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