UIUC PSYC 363 - FA 2018_Lab 1_Lit Search and APA (35 pages)

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35
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University of Illinois at Urbana, Champaign
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Psyc 363 - Developmental Psych Lab
Developmental Psych Lab Documents
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PSYCH 363 LAB AB2 September 4 2018 Janice Ng Today s Goals Get to know each other Lit Search What is it Why do you do it How do you do it Google Scholar PsycINFO APA citation style CDL ECDL tour ME Janice Ng jng11 illinois edu Year 4th year grad student Major Developmental Psych focusing on culture and parenting Fun fact I play League of Legends huge Disney nerd ME I am here to for details see syllabus Give you feedback on your assignments projects Grade your assignments projects Give you a sense of what research is like in Developmental Psychology CDL ECDL tours Lab tours HELP EACH EVERY ONE OF YOU TO SUCCEED IN THE COURSE Who are you Name Year Major Fun Fact What is a Lit Search Just what it sounds like a search of the literature Search through primary literature Academic articles Peer reviewed Why would you do a Lit Search When you want to learn more about a topic or a research question you have in mind e g what do we know about this topic I tend to look at the introduction section When you want ideas for your own research e g what should I investigate that hasn t been looked at yet I tend to look at the discussion section for future directions When you want ideas for how to examine your own question e g what are some existing paradigms I can borrow for my own question I tend to look at the methods section Tools for Lit Search Databases and Search Engines The two that are most commonly used and the most useful are Other sources Pubmed Researchgate Google search Tools for Lit Search iClicker Question Have you used either of these before A PsycINFO B Google Scholar C Neither D Both Google Scholar Advantages Very user friendly Just like Google Great if you re not sure what you re looking for e g not sure about authors names year title of the article Has access to more articles than many other databases but not all Only scholarly peer reviewed research is included Extensions Google Scholar button https chrome google com webstore detail google scholar button ldipcbpa ocekfooobnbcddclnhejkcpn hl en Google Scholar Disadvantages Sometimes misses important articles related to the topic Searches are often less specific than with other databases e g PsycINFO You can put more specific information into PsycINFO searches to get exactly what you need Google Scholar Author search Links for access full text for free through other sources UIUC library Google Scholar Google Scholar Google Scholar To search exact words or phrases add double quotes vs PsycINFO Advantages Gives you abstracts directly to search through Created by APA Well regulated Official Specific to Psychology Great for quick article browsing Don t need to travel through different links e g No articles from Chemistry authors with similar names More controlled specific searches many inputs PsycINFO Disadvantages A great deal of knowledge about what you re looking for is often required to take full advantage Specific researcher names Topics title keywords Dates etc Less user friendly Getting to PsycINFO If you re connected to university internet or UIUC proxy Google PsycINFO Click PsycINFO Proquest databases If you re not connected to university internet or UIUC proxy Google PsycINFO UIUC Click the first link Click PsycINFO Log in http www library illinois edu sshel psychology Click PsycINFO Log in PsycINFO Say you want to find the full text after seeing the citation below Crick N R Grotpeter J K 1996 Children s treatment by peers Victims of relational and overt aggression Development and Psychopathology 8 2 367 380 PsycINFO PsycINFO Browse by Topic Click Advanced Search Identify Key words and concepts e g temperament depression Use quotation marks e g national identity vs national identity AND and OR temperament AND depression combine key words temperament OR depression expand search PsycINFO Limit your search publication year date range language age groups to make your results more manageable If you find an article and you want to look for related or newer articles you can look up researchers who have cited this article Click on Cited by on the right side Additional Places to Look for Articles Remember Don t pay for most articles Off campus you can use the UIUC proxy http www library illinois edu it helpdesk howto proxybookmar klet html Use one of the search engines we went over or explore the following options PubMed Search grainger uiuc edu linker Ask a librarian email phone live chat in person How do I cite the articles I decide to use APA iClicker Question Do you know how to cite articles in APA format A Yes B No APA APA style citation rules 1 Copy and paste the citation generated by the cite option on Google Scholar or PsycINFO 2 Double check Google Scholar Find article click cite button under each article PsycINFO Find article click preview button on the right side click cite How to cite a peer reviewed article Author A A Author B B Author C C Year Title of article Title of Journal volume number issue number pages Example Crick N R Grotpeter J K 1996 Children s treatment by peers Victims of relational and overt aggression Development and Psychopathology 8 2 367 380 How to cite a peer reviewed article Author A A Author B B Author C C Year Title of article Title of Journal volume number issue number pages Be mindful of all punctuation marks Author s Last name Initials Initials Commas separate last name from initials and authors Year published Number In press Title of article Journal Name All the first letters of the major words in the journal s name are capitalized Italicized Volume number Only the first letter of the first word is capitalized in the article title except proper nouns Italicized issue number pages How to cite a peer reviewed article What is wrong with this Hint two errors Author A A Author B B Author C C Year Title of article Title of Journal volume number issue number pages Ng F F Pomerantz E M Deng C 2014 Why are Chinese mothers more controlling than American mothers My child is my report card Child development 85 1 355 369 How to cite a peer reviewed article What is wrong with this Hint two errors Author A A Author B B Author C C Year Title of article Title of Journal volume number issue number pages Ng F F Pomerantz E M Deng C 2014 Why are Chinese mothers more controlling than American mothers My child is my report card Child development 85 1 355 369 How to cite a peer reviewed article What is wrong with this Hint two errors Author A A Author B B Author C C Year Title of article Title of Journal volume


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