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Psychology Literature Searching

Undergraduate skills and resources organized into where they are most likely to be of use.


Assignments usually involve writing prompts leading to a term paper with the APA sections of introduction, thesis, literature review, methodology, and discussion


● Focus and limits of sub-fields

● Understand research in the universe of a topic - Annual Reviews

● Increased understanding of citation patterns (for example, the chain of citations and also those found in related records search in Web of Science)

● Reasons for retractions