Research Tips for This Assignment
Once you locate a mainstream article related to psychology, write down things like:
Now, you are ready to begin searching databases for scholarly articles. Here are some instructions:
Some mainstream articles will say something like, "In a study published yesterday in the New England Journal of Medicine..."
Be aware that databases may have a DELAY in making the most recent copies of journal articles available. If you need help, contact me (see "Social Sciences Librarian" box with my photo and email link) or our library service desk team (see "Ask a Librarian" box).
Professor Hampton would like for you to search the Web of Science database for the studies that popular news sources mention.
You may want to explore the materials on this page: Getting Started with Web of Science which offers training resources for the database.
If you are unable to find the study that you need in the Web of Science, try searching the PsycINFO database.