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  • 1. FKCC Library Research<br />PSY 2012 – Summer 2009<br />
  • 2. Today’s Agenda <br /><ul><li>Overview
  • 3. Library services
  • 4. Resources – databases
  • 5. Database practice
  • 6. APA format
  • 7. Other questions?</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Catalog & Databases</li></ul>Books, videos, e-books, full text articles & more<br /><ul><li>Obtain resources from other libraries
  • 8. Computers/wireless access
  • 9. Pay for print/copy
  • 10. Online guides
  • 11. Ask-a-Librarian – online chat service</li></li></ul><li>Locating articles for PSY 2012<br />Suggested FKCC Databases<br /><ul><li>PsycARTICLES (EBSCO)
  • 12. Medline (EBSCO)</li></ul>Other databases ?<br /><ul><li>Social Sciences Full Text(Wilson)
  • 13. CINAHL (nursing & allied health)</li></li></ul><li>Scholarly or Peer-reviewed articles <br />What does that mean?<br />
  • 14. FKCC Library Databases<br /> Let’s search the Library Catalog & Databases<br />
  • 15. Time to practice!<br />
  • 16. What is APA?<br />
  • 17. APA (American Psychological Association) is a documentation style used for research papers in the fields of business, social & behavioral sciences<br />
  • 18. APA Overview<br /><ul><li>Paper Guidelines
  • 19. Citing Sources
  • 20. Parenthetical Citations (in text citations)
  • 21. References Page
  • 22. Links</li></li></ul><li>Paper Guidelines<br /><ul><li>Use 1” margins on all sides
  • 23. Double space
  • 24. Use 10-12 pt Times New Roman font
  • 25. Add Header (First two or three words of the paper title appear five spaces to the left of the page number on every page beginning with the title page)</li></li></ul><li>Title Page<br />Short title and page number<br />Full title, your name, section # of course, instructor’s name and date – all centered<br />
  • 26. Abstract Page<br />Abstract is a concise summary of the key points of your research, in a single paragraph, not more than 120 words, no indentation.<br /> Distant Intercessory Prayer 2<br />Abstract<br />In an extension of research demonstrating causal effects of intercessory prayer<br /> for physical healing in a medical setting, the present study experimentally <br />examined the effects of intercessory prayer for improved task performance in an<br /> employment setting. Trained customer service representatives either did, or did<br /> not, receive (over a 14-day period) daily intercessory prayer for the specific <br /> needs and challenges of their workplace. Speed of call handling was <br /> evaluated for each customer service representative. The specific dependent<br />measures were number of calls per hour and number of seconds per call. No<br /> statistically significant differences between prayer and non-prayer groups were <br />found for either calls per hour or seconds per call. <br />
  • 27. First page<br />Full title centered<br />
  • 28. Plagiarizing refers to copying facts, ideas, and/or words without giving credit to the person or source where you received the information.<br /><ul><li>Use in-text citation or footnote even if you use your own words
  • 29. Use quotation marks or indent with footnote or in-text citation when using exact quotes
  • 30. Your in-text citation will correspond with an entry in your References page
  • 31. Confused, check with your instructor
  • 32. If in doubt, document your source</li></li></ul><li> In-text Citations<br /> Basic – 1 author<br />...students demonstrated solid understanding of the concepts and information (Jones, 2001).<br />Jones (2001) found that students demonstrated a solid understanding of the concepts and information. <br />
  • 33. Unknown author: Use brief title<br />The study revealed a strong positive correlation between the two variables (“Learn APA&quot;, 2006). <br />Organization as author:<br />The American Psychological Association (2000) reported that... <br />
  • 34. List of references<br />Alphabetical by author last name<br />1st line at left margin; other lines indent ½”<br />Double-spacing<br />is used<br />
  • 35. APA Reference Citations<br />Database article<br />Author, A. A. (Year, Month Date). Title of article. Title of Journal, Volume (issue), Pages. Retrieved &lt;Month Day, Year&gt; from &lt;name of database&gt; database.<br />
  • 36. Smyth, A. M., Parker, A. L.,& Pease, D. L. (2002). A study of enjoyment of peas. Journal of Abnormal Eating, 8(3). Retrieved February 20, 2003, from PsycARTICLES database. <br />
  • 37. Books<br />Title: Publication manual of the American Psychological Association.<br />Publisher: Washington, DC :American Psychological Association,c2001.<br />Reference Desk - BF76.7 .P83 2001 <br />Title: The Little, Brown essential handbook /Jane E. Aaron.<br />Author: Aaron, Jane E.<br />Publisher: New York :Pearson Longman,c2008<br />Reference Desk - PE1112 .A24 2008<br />Title: The curious researcher :a guide to writing research papers /Bruce Ballenger.<br />Author: Ballenger, Bruce P. <br />Publisher: New York :Pearson Longman,c2007. <br />Circulation - LB2369 .B246 2007 <br />Title: A writer&apos;s reference /Diana Hacker ; contributing authors, Nancy Sommers,Tom Jehn, Jane Rosenzweig ; contributing ESL specialist, Marcy Carbajal Van Horn.<br />Author: Hacker, Diana,<br />Publisher: Boston :Bedford/St. Martins,c2007. <br />Reference Desk - REF PE1408 .H2778 2007 <br />
  • 38. Helpful Links<br /><ul><li>http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/
  • 39. http://www.dianahacker.com/writersref
  • 40. http://fkcclibraryresearch.blogspot.com</li></li></ul><li>Citation formatting tools<br /><ul><li>citationmachine.net/
  • 41. http://www.noodletools.com/login.php
  • 42. http://www.bibme.org/</li></li></ul><li>Check the APA Manual or Ask for help<br />
  • 43. Still need to find resources on <br />the Internet?<br />Be sure to evaluate your sources<br />

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