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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style Chapter 2 Understanding the Research Literature Bibliographic databases Proquest ERIC PsycINFO produced by the APA and widely used for searching psychological literature Searching the literature Peer reviewed journals common layout: Abstract short summary Introduction Methods Results Discussion The literature also includes review articles, books, chapters, edited books, etc. Searching the literature Scientific research is Peer reviewed process whereby the editor of a journal sends submitted manuscripts out to be reviewed by other researchers in the same field of study. Reviewed blind the reviewers are not aware of the author of the article they are reviewing and the author does not know who the reviewers are. This process helps to maintain a high standard of quality in research. Searching the literature Steps when using a bibliographic database (e.g.. PsycINFO) Select appropriate search terms (use keywords) Refine/limit your search as suitable (e.g., peer reviewed, journal articles, year of publication, etc.) Searching the literature The Abstract comprehensive summary of the article describing what was done, to whom, and what was found. The Introduction background on the research problem....
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2010 for the course PSY PSY230 taught by Professor Stage during the Spring '10 term at N.C. State.

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