This session will introduce students to key library resources related to psychological and behavioral research. Resources to be highlighted include APA-sponsored databases (PsycINFO, PsycEXTRA, PsycARTICLES, PsycBOOKS, and PsycCRITIQUES), the Social Sciences Citation Index, the Annual Review of Psychology, and others. Some pointers on effective Internet searching for scholarly material will also be covered.
Steve Adams, Liaison for Environmental Studies, Life Sciences, Psychology
The Library's Social Science Data Services (SSDS) offers a variety of consultative services to help Northwestern researchers acquire and use data. We provide access to a number of resources, including the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, ProQuest Statistical Insight, and DataPlanet Statistical Datasets to help you get started. Participants will learn about tools and services to help identify, access and analyze sources of qualitative and quantitative data.
Kelsey Rydland, GIS/Data Analyst
Anne Zald, Acting Social Sciences Data Services Librarian