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Research a topic in Psychology that is of interest to you. Using the library databases, chooseat least 3 journal articles that relate to your topic. Your paper should include FIVE (5) sections, described below, and be 6-8 pages in length (not including the Title Page & References)
Body of Paper (2 parts – Literature Review & Discussion)
Full assignment details can be found in your D2L classroom.
Before You Research
Based on the course assignment(s) students will research topics using course materials and outside sources that are within this guide and the LSC library pages of Lone Star College. This guide contains information on the research process, the distinction between credible information sources and scholarly sources, and APA citation.
Begin the research process by building your knowledge of your topic or subject. Course textbooks and the sources linked below offer background information, introduce specialized terminology and provide a foundation to develop the context for your topic. Once this foundation is developed, scholarly sources enable students to dig deeper into seminal and current research.
Find both news and reviews as well as access to historical NY Times issues dating back to 1851.
First time user: To get access, you need to first register for an NYT account.
1. Click the link. You will have to enter your LSC library barcode.
2. Select Create Account and complete registration fields. Use your LSC email address!
3. Once you have an account, you may access NYTimes.com and NYT mobile apps like any subscriber, or go through this link but select "log in."
Note: Site passes will expire after 365 days. To renew, you will have to activate a new pass by repeating this process.
If Google Chrome shows a warning about this link, hit Ignore. You must use the proxy to get the special access.
Introduces advanced search strategies, including boolean operators.
Access to Library Collections
This guide presents a variety of information sources, both openly accessible from the web (and selected for authority and credibility) as well as resources limited to Lone Star College users. All are meant as recommendations to start your research but not the only possible sources available, of course.