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PSYC 2964 - Childhood Development

Posted: Feb 5, 2015

Library Instruction for
Childhood Development :  PSYC 2964-01

I. Basics you need to know – the Foundations

1. Interlibrary Loan https://illiad.lib.rpi.edu/illiad/YRM/logon.html
Register to use ILL when you need resources (books, journal articles, conference
proceedings etc.) the library doesn’t have.  Takes an average of 3 days.

2.Connect NY – look for books that we don’t have but are available through the
consortium and delivered to Folsom in one to two days.  Can use this system if we have a
book but it is checked out.



II.   Topic

  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Learning
  • Time Management
  • Study Skills
  • Classroom Presentation Skills
  • Classroom Group Discussion Skills

1. Encyclopedia for overview and general understanding

Encyclopedia of Psychology - Ref BF31 .E52 2000 (print)

2. Journal Articles  using the following Databases:
                                         Search: [Look at Topics]
Limit by date: 2004 to present
Sort : by relevance

ERIC – [use for journal articles - EJ; and documents such as disserations, conference papers, and reports -ED]
Professional Development Collection
PsycARTICLES
PsycINFO

The above databases can be searched as a group using EBSCOhost.

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