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Summer Institute 2018

Library Research Seminars for Summer Institute Students

Week 2 Learning Checklist

After successful completion of the second Library Research Seminar, you will be able to:

  • Conduct searches effectively in library databases (e.g. PsycInfo and Academic Search Premier) to find relevant journal articles
  • Conduct searches effectively in OneSearch to find relevant journal articles
  • Engage in an iterative search process, refining search strategies as needed
  • Evaluate sources by considering authority, type of publication, and purpose
  • Define terms connected to the scholarly research and communication process, such as "peer review" and "scholarly journal"

Choosing Databases


Multi-Subject Databases

Psychology Databases

More Databases by Subject

Search Strategies

How to Identify Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed Articles

Closing Reflection