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This document is a guide for library research in psychology or counseling. The first section discusses how to do research in the library, including choosing a topic, beginning with books, updating the information with journals, checking out books, interlibrary loan, visiting other libraries, and writing the paper. The second section provides sources of general information in psychology in encyclopedias, handbooks, and dictionaries. The third section includes the following sources for information on psychology books and journals: thesauruses, periodicals indexes and abstracting services, indexes to government publications, review serials and yearbooks, current awareness, bibliographies of serials, and bibliographies. The fourth section presents guides to the literature of psychology and handbooks for writing psychology papers. The fifth section contains miscellaneous information, including bibliographical sources, dictionaries, statistics sources, tests and measurements, and professional training and careers. (AEF)

Descriptors: Abstracts, Counseling, Encyclopedias, Government Publications, Higher Education, Indexes, Information Sources, Interlibrary Loans, Library Guides, Library Research, Occupational Information, Periodicals, Professional Training, Psychology, Reference Materials

Author: Sylvia, Margaret



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