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Library research resources for English Comp. Intro to Psychology, and Intro to Sociology

Start Your Research with General Sources

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So where do I start? Which databases do I use first?

Use general articles not scholarly articles to start your research. General articles give you an overview of a topic, basics such as the vocabulary and an idea about the issues involved

Start with databases  - Credo Reference, eBook Collection (EBSCO), and Films on Demand.

e-document iconExample: search terms 

  • schizophrenia 
  • bipolar disorder
  • anxiety
  • addiction
  • personality disorder



Example:  general psychology articles from Credo Reference below. (NOTE: You will be asked to login with your Western ID.)

Credo Reference Video Tutorial

eBook Collection (EBSCO) and Films on Demand

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eBook examples from the library database, eBook Collection (EBSCO). Search by topic keyword, title, or author.



cover image depression 101 Cover Image - AnxietyCover image Youth Exposed to Traumatic Stress cover image how to write essayscover image confident speaker

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Link to streaming videos about psychology topics in Films on Demand.

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