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SOP3004: Social Psychology

This guide is meant to supplement and complement the in-class session led by a research librarian.

Your research librarian

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Tallahassee, FL. 32306


For this course, you'll be completing a few assignments* related to the field and practice of social psychology. This guide offers some strategies to make your research quick, effective and useful.

Following the guidance given here, students will be successful if they can:

  • identify keywords/subjects that describe the research paper topic
  • create a preliminary search strategy
  • revise search strategy as needed
  • evaluate and select appropriate scholarly sources
  • identify a test/measure for use in methodology of research project

*Check your syllabus for more details about your assignments.

Core Article Databases

Is this helpful?

Assessment is the key to refining our craft, so please feel free to let us know how you feel about conducting research after attending the class session, or clicking through this guide.

Please choose one answer below that best represents your thoughts on this session/guide.

Is this helpful?
I learned something new: 2 votes (16.67%)
I never knew the library could help me with research: 0 votes (0%)
I didn't learn anything new: 1 votes (8.33%)
Google Scholar is all I'll ever need: 0 votes (0%)
I would benefit from more research help this semester: 2 votes (16.67%)
I wish I were still in bed: 1 votes (8.33%)
I learned a few things, but had already heard some of this: 2 votes (16.67%)
I have a better understanding of how to find and use the resources I need for the research related assignments in this course: 1 votes (8.33%)
I learned something that I could apply outside of this course: 3 votes (25%)
Total Votes: 12

Handout for in-class exercises

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