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PY 490 Senior Seminar

Resource Guide

For help with any of these resources, contact SaraJane Tompkins, liaison to the Psychology Department, through the IM window on the right, email ( stompkin@nmu.edu ), or phone (906-227-2431).

Books and E-references

American Psychological Association
The American Psychological Association (APA)
is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States.

Association for Psychological Science
The Association for Psychological Science (previously the American Psychological Society) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of scientific psychology and its representation at the national and international level.

.Hanover College
Web site with links to current studying, research, and scholarship in psychology.

Occupational Outlook Handbook  - Source for occupational information including training & education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, working conditions. Print version in Reference. HD 8051 .A62.

O*NET Formerly the Dictionary of Occupational Titles , this online resource is touted as the nation's primary resource of occupation information.

Library Catalog
Indicates the books, periodicals, government documents, and audiovisual materials the library owns.  It cannot be used to find articles in magazines or journals, only which magazines and journals the library owns.  Use one of the databases listed below for locating articles. To find the location of materials listed in the library catalog, see the Library Map . Also, for help with call numbers including an outline of call numbers by subject see the Guide to Library of Congress Call Numbers .

InterLibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan allows you to obtain materials not owned by the Olson Library.  Materials such as books and periodical articles, among other sources, can be borrowed from other libraries.  The average time to receive requested materials is 1-2 weeks and you will be notified by email when your items arrive.  Consult the link above to submit a request and for further details

APA Style

APA Style Guide
Examples of how to cite some of the more common types of sources, including web sites and online journal articles, according to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association , 5th ed.  Consult the Manual in the Reference Collection (BF 76.7 P83) for further information or types of sources not listed here.

Need Further Assistance?

You can contact SaraJane Tompkins by email or by phone at 227-2431.

Stop by the Reference Desk for further assistance with any of these sources.  You can also contact the Reference Desk through live chat or by phone at 227-2294.




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