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Recommended Search Terms
Keywords, or 'search terms', related to Psychology can help you find resources more quickly in the Library's catalog and databases. The following list are some keywords that you may come across in your course.
- Variables (dependent vs independent)
- Correlations (relationships-not causation)
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Formerly Safari (O'Reilly).
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Contents: Ebooks and multimedia (digital/video content).
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A library database is an organized, searchable collection of citations or full-text articles of periodicals (magazines, journals and news sources) or reports as well as images, recordings and videos often related to a specific subject area. Using library databases will help you find reliable information from trusted sources.
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Topics: Allied health, alternative/complementary medicine, biomedicine, consumer health, ambulatory care, gerontological nursing, physical therapy, psychiatric nursing, and nursing.
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Topics: Drugs, health, medicine, and nursing.
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Opposing Viewpoints (Gale in Context) This link opens in a new window
Topics: Current events and social issues.
Contents: Articles, audio, background information, images, links to recommended websites, primary sources, pro/con viewpoint essays, statistics, and videos.
Psychology (Gale OneFile) This link opens in a new window
Topics: Mental health, the mind, and psychology.
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Topics: Communication, criminology, education, psychology, and social science.
Contents: Articles and news.