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
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
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
Find Articles, Case Studies, and Reports via theLIBRARY DATABASES
DatabasesOn the library homepage ProQuest A-Z listing PsycInfo (part of ProQuest) Biscayne College: Social Academic Search Sciences page Premier InfoTrac
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.
Other ways to get help and find informationLIBRARY SERVICES
Research help Available in person, over the phone, and online Visit the page on the library’s homepage to learn how to contact us.
Library Mobile AppsAvailable for iPhone &Android Access the Library’s catalog Download apps to read library e-books on your phone or tablet
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
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: