Class Research Guides
||Please visit the LTCC Library for in depth research help. When classes are in session the Library is open:
Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Friday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Closed weekends and holidays.
Got a paper due? Library staff are available to assist you from the start to the finish, from selecting your topic to polishing the footnotes. We recommend you use this page to launch your research.
Choose your topic:
Browse LTCC Magazines such as:
What other magazines does LTCC Library subscribe to? Check out our periodical titles, such as these, which are available online:
- American Journal of Psychology
- Annual Review of Psychology
- British journal of Psychology
- Counselling Psychology Quarterly
- Current Psychology : Research & Reviews
- Journal of Social Psychology
- Personality and Social Psychology Review
- Teaching of Psychology
Pinpoint keywords and synonyms on your topic.
Search for books:
Use keyword or subject catalog search options to learn what Library of Congress call numbers are assigned to your topic.
Browse the shelves.
Scan academic periodicals and web sites:
Access the most current data via online databases such as:
Encyclopedia Britannica Online - academic edition includes multi-media formats pertaining to a broad range of subjects.
Health & Wellness Resource Center - delivers up-to-date reference material as well as full-text magazines and journals from a variety of authoritative medical sources.
PsycARTICLES - contains more than 100,000 articles from 59 journals , 48 published by the American Psychological Association (APA) and 11 from allied organizations.Â
Also consider these recommended web sites:
Librarians' Index to the Internet: Psychology
Some Online Films:
Trapped:: Mental illness in America’s Prisons http://ackermangruber.com/trapped/
Teen Brain http://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/stories/s1424747.htm
The Psychology of Global Warming http://www.desmogblog.com/dan-gilbert-on-the-psychology-of-global-warming-video
Review, refine & critique:
Do you have a focussed thesis? Is the data gathered so far too broad? Then narrow the search.
Is it biased unfairly towards one point of view? Then broaden your search.
Is the topic covered fully?
Prepare your Bibliography:
Use consistent citation formatting such as APA or MLA styles. For more information, see Style Guides for specific examples.
Your library is here to help you. (530) 541-4660 ext. 232