Course Research Pages
PSY 482 - Sports Psychology
Finding Background Information and Key Terms and Theories in Online Resources
Credo Reference - Contains dictionaries and encyclopedias on psychology.
Gale Virtual Reference Library - A collection of online books, including general works on psychology; good for overviews of topics.
Finding Background Information and Key Terms and Theories in Books
Bowman Library Catalog - Search by keyword or subject heading to find books in the Bowman Library collection. Some sample subject headings are listed below.
Google Books - Look here for digital versions of books. Generally, you will be able to see only a partial view of the book. If you would like the entire book, order it through our Interlibrary Loan service.
Finding Articles in Library Databases
Use these resources to find magazine, newspaper, and scholarly journal articles on your sports psychology topics.
Annual Review of Psychology - Psychology journal available online and in print.
EBSCOhost - Contains articles from magazines, newspapers, and scholarly journals, including much content on psychology issues.
JSTOR - This collection of scholarly journals covers various areas in business and the liberal arts, including psychology.
PsycARTICLES and PsycINFO - Contains articles and abstracts from the top psychology journals. Note that you can limit your search to type of study conducted, if desired. There's also a thesaurus to help you find correct search terms.
Sources for Information on Conducting Interviews
Resources for Citation Help
The Basics of APA Style - a tutorial about APA style.
NoodleTools - create an account and let NoodleTools walk you through the steps of creating your reference page.
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Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association - BF76.7 .P83 2010 (Located in Library Permanent Reserves)