This guide has been updated with the goal of helping students in the Spring 2021 Psychology Research Methods course get started with finding peer-reviewed journal articles for their research project and other course assignments. It is intended to complement and supplement the February 2021 library research instruction sessions. By no means is this an exhaustive guide to doing research, so if you have any questions, please get in touch with Naomi Gold or Bonnie Fong at firstname.lastname@example.org or Ask-A-Librarian.
** SPECIAL NOTE: Please be aware that there were differences in the learning objectives for the 2/3/2021 session for Dr. Zambrano-Varghese's class and the 2/22/2021 session for Dr. Halpern's class. Content from both sessions are included in this guide. Please get in touch with Naomi Gold or Bonnie Fong at email@example.com if you have any questions about this. **
There are several ways to seek help from a librarian:
Students will learn how to find peer-reviewed journal articles using the APA Psycinfo database. Upon completion of the session, students will be able to:
Students attending the Spring 2021 library research session on February 22, 2021, for their Experimental Methods for Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences class will be able to:
Bonnie L. Fong is the Physical Sciences Librarian and Interim Life Sciences Librarian on the Rutgers University-Newark campus. As such, she serves as subject specialist librarian to the departments of biology, chemistry, Earth & environmental science, mathematics, neuroscience, physics, and psychology. After majoring in Chemistry as an undergraduate student, Bonnie taught high school chemistry for a couple of years, then managed the physical science laboratories at a nearby community college. She went on to earn her Master's degree in Library Science and has been a librarian at Rutgers since 2011.
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