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  • 1. Nadean Meyer
    Learning Resources Librarian
    Eastern Washington University
    Curriculum Center
    November 2010
    Researching Tools for School Psychologists
  • 2. Reminders of Tools-Resources Shown
    Access to Eastern resource s off-campus requires logging in with
    your itech account
    If you do not know your user name or password
    ( the password must change every 90 days)
    http://accounts.ewu.edu allows you to put in your EU ID number, name
    and date of birth to re-set your password
  • 3. Reminders
    Key resources
    Screen shots of the top of the page
    Key point to remember
    Ask if you have trouble using these resources
    Nadean Ask Nadean or
    As Ask a Librarian (phone, email, chat) chat)
  • 4. EWU Libraries http://ewu.edu/library
    Find articles and research guides
    Catalog and some articles
  • 5. http://research.ewu.edu/school-psych
  • 6. Sage Reference- Background
    Search all e-encyclopedias at once
  • 7. Research Guides- all subjects & AtoZ
  • 8. Counseling & Therapy Video
  • 9. Psych Articles & Psych Info
    Look of EBSCOHost databases- any subject
  • 10. EBSCO Host Databases Features
    Default to latest- change to RELEVANCE
    Can limit by date- left side
    Folder- if you make an account , it will retain your folders
    Folders- allow management of your articles- email, save to USB, or export to RefWorks
    Top left bar- Thesaurus- terms
    Right side tools also include CITE- correct APA 6th edition citation
  • 11. Visual Search- finding terms & focus
  • 12. One good article leads to another
    The subject terms
    The words in the abstract- often contain name of a measurement tool
    Cited references- hotlinks to references for that article
    Times cited in this database- list of newer articles that cite this article
    Authors- links to other articles by the person
  • 13. Check for fulltext
    If the full text of the article is not in that databases
    Click on
    This button will try to get the full text from another EWU database OR Google OR auto-fill out the Inter-Library Loan ( ILL) Form
    EWU will get you a copy of the article and send you an email to pick up the pdf full text at your ILL account
  • 14. Mental Measurements Handbook
  • 15. Further information
    Send your feedback for usefulness and other sources
    Further resources not shown during this presentation
    More resources under psychology and education guides
    Ask when you have questions
    Ask a librarian
    Nadean nmeyer@ewu.edu