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PSYC 306 2020: Home

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Research Strategy

The tools and language of the Scholar include: 

  • Know where to search
    Which research database will be the most appropriate source for research in Psychology?
  • Learn the terms used by scholars in Psychology 
    Move beyond keywords.  When you search in PsycInfo, try using the PsycInfo Thesaurus to locate appropriate scholarly terms. 
  • Search Strategy
    Construct your research question using  Boolean Logic. 
  • Speak APA Style
    APA is a language. APA style is a form of communication. Scholar communicate their findings by using the APA style.