Recommended Reference Books and Subject Introductions
Google Scholar is a discovery tool that helps you find scholarly literature related to your topic.
Scholarly Psychology Journals usually have two types of articles:
Quick Indicators of Original Research Studies
Read the abstract of an article before diving into it completely and then give the article a quick once over. You are looking for keywords such as:
Adapted from “What is Original Research?” http://libguides.unf.edu/originalresearch
REMEMBER: Popular DOES NOT equal bad. Check with your professors to find out which popular sources they accept.
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