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PSYC 381: Principles of Statistics & Experimental Design

PSYC 381 course research guide

When is Nadine Anderson, your Librarian, Available?

Email Nadine at with your research questions and/or to set up a meeting. During the semester I am available online from Sunday to Thursday. I do not engage in work emails outside of these days or holidays.


This guide will help you with your Writing Assignment project:

  1. Go to Online Library Access for help and instructions on accessing library databases, articles, and ebooks online
  2. Go to Develop Your Topic for instructions and guidelines on developing a strong, focused topic
  3. Go to Find Articles to find articles from peer-reviewed Psychology journals in PsycINFO and PsycARTICLES databases
    • If you can't find articles there....
  4. Go to Find Articles on Interdisciplinary Topics and use the Mardigian Search box and its Search FAQs (specifically #4) to find articles
  5. Go to Read & Analyze Your Articles to find key information in your research articles 
  6. Go to Select Your Articles for instructions on evaluating and selecting reliable sources of information that are appropriate for university-level research
  7. Go to Use Your Articles for guidelines and instructions on using your articles to build your evidence and arguments
  8. Go to Write Up Your Writing Assignment for guidelines and instructions on putting together each section of your Writing Assignment
  9. Go to Cite in APA Style for help putting together your citations and References List in APA Style:
    • follow the In-Text Citations and Journal Articles links for guidelines and templates 
    • follow the Create an APA References List link and use the References list at the end of the Sample Student Paper
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