PSY 353: Find Background Information
library research resources
How do you know which discipline to choose? Here's one strategy: try searching for your topic (or some smaller parts of it) in encyclopedias, and take note of which discipline has the most coverage of that topic. Use Credo Reference to search a wide rage of encyclopedias and dictionaries.
- Mainly encyclopedias. A large digital collection of reference materials including dictionaries, encyclopedias, biographies, maps and images.
Sample titles from Credo Reference:
- Dictionary of Conflict Resolution byCall Number: OnlineISBN: 9780787946791Publication Date: 1999-09-10The original dictionary for the field of conflict resolution. Defining 1,400 terms, this comprehensive resource will standardize the language of conflict resolution--improving dialogue and understanding among professionals and theorist and promoting uniformity and consistency in the language.
- Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict byCall Number: onlineISBN: 9780123695031Publication Date: 2008-08-28The 2nd edition of Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict provides timely and useful information about antagonism and reconciliation in all contexts of public and personal life.
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