PSY 1059 is a laboratory course focused on research methods in social psychology.
This guide will assist you in completing your coursework, specifically in identifying key resources for your topics, including databases and organizations.
This guide also highlights ibrary resources and services available to you.
Knowing and using discipline-specific terms is one key to success and translates to efficient, effective research and scholarship.
Database index articles using specific vocabulary. Some databases, such as PsycINFO also include a Thesaurus feature. The Thesaurus is a great way to identify the particular terms used by the database for your concept.
You'll still need to run some searches to identify how to best express your concept, but in general, here are some discipline specific terms to consider: