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Psychology: Home

A guide to Psychology resources and library research.

Updates Spring 2020

Attention!  Check for updated info here:

Library Closure Updates March 2020 - Ongoing

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The Research Process

GETTING STARTED

Understanding your assignment

Developing a topic

DEVELOP A STRATEGY

Brainstorming keywords

GATHERING INFORMATION

Finding and evaluating information

PRODUCING A FINAL PRODUCT

 

To learn more visit https://libguides.salemstate.edu/researchprocess 

Types of resources

What you need... Resource to go to...
Basic facts, names, dates, definitions, topic overview
Reference resources like encyclopedias; reliable websites
Current information, written for the general public Newspapers; Magazines
In depth info on a topic Books
Original materials created at same time as event Primary sources (diaries; speech; interviews; news footage, etc.)
Detailed analysis of a topic/question/problem written for professionals in a particular field Scholarly journal articles

Subject Guide

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Tara Fitzpatrick
Contact:
LIB 210
Frederick E. Berry Library and Learning Commons
Salem State University
Salem, MA 01915
During current closure I can offer research assistance via email. I can also be reached by phone appointment M-Th 3-5pm (click above to schedule) or email to find another time slot. Or via Zoom screenshare session (click above to schedule).
Website

Library Info

Hours


Phone Numbers:

Archives: 978-542-6781

Circulation & Reserves: 978-542-6368

Interlibrary Loan: 978-542-6501   Fax: 978-542-6596

Library Help Desk:  978-542-6766


Book Return Locations:

Library Help Desk         

North Campus, book drop outside library's quad entrance & College Drive entrance