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Information literacy presentation for a counseling and psych course.

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  • 1. Psychology & Mental Health Information Sources Presented by Gricel Dominguez January 2013
  • 2. Print and online collectionsBOOKS AND E-BOOKS
  • 3. So you need to doresearch, now what? Start early! Develop a research question Create an outline or research plan Identify key terms and concepts Determine what kind of information you need Come to the library
  • 4. Finding books and e-booksSearching the library catalog via the libraryhomepage for books and e-books: http://www.stu.edu/library Or access the e-Book Collection via the E- research A-Z listing
  • 5. E-Reference BooksFound in the e-Research, A-Z listing Child Development Crime and Criminal Behavior Disability Through the Life Course The Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology
  • 6. Find Articles, Case Studies, and Reports via theLIBRARY DATABASES
  • 7. DatabasesOn the library homepage  ProQuest A-Z listing  PsycInfo (part of ProQuest) Biscayne College: Social  Academic Search Sciences page Premier  InfoTrac
  • 8. Other resources  A great resource for identifying statistics on a number of health issues.  Includes a collection of films on and about mental health, including counseling and psychology. Both resources are available on the A-Z listing and the Social Sciences resource page.
  • 9. Other ways to get help and find informationLIBRARY SERVICES
  • 10. Research help Available in person, over the phone, and online Visit the page on the library’s homepage to learn how to contact us.
  • 11. Library Mobile AppsAvailable for iPhone &Android Access the Library’s catalog Download apps to read library e-books on your phone or tablet
  • 12. Beyond the STU libraryTwo ways to find resources not available atSTU: – available for print and journal articles – check out books from one of the many participating libraries across South Florida
  • 13. Still not sure where to start? Try the library’s Research guide on Psychology sources: http://www.stu.edu/lib/Research/ResearchGuidesWebCollec tion/tabid/3695/Default.aspxAvailable on the Research Guides and WebCollections Page. Click:
  • 14. After you find your sourcesGet ready to…
  • 15. But don’t forget…Cite Your Sources! The library can help you with that too.