and Social Relations
Using Catalogs to locate books:
- Search by Keyword
- Find and Use Subject Headings
- Browse the shelves by Call
WestCat - Western Michigan's catalog
See the HDSR Research Guide
on Finding Books.
How does Searching work? See this interactive
Using Subject Headings
Search by Keyword and look for Subject Headings in individual
To modify a search:
- Use words from the Subject Heading in a Keyword search
- Click on the Subject Heading itself
Examples of Subject Headings:
To find chapters
within books, do a keyword search in Ariadne on your topic,
whether your topic is an idea, a period of history, or a person.
A keyword search will search multiple fields of the record
for a book, such as title, author, contents, etc. The field
called Contents is where chapter titles are listed.
Thailand and globalization
Example: Thailand and sex trade
In keyword search
in Ariadne, you can also search for your topic specifically
in the contents note field, where chapter titles are listed.
To search the note field, your search would look like this:
n:kenya and n:environmental
Some indexes will
allow you to search specifically for book chapters.
What's in the Reference Collection
General Sources in Psychology and Health
- Blackwell encyclopedia of social psychology (Ref. HM
251 .B476 1995)
- Dictionary of family psychology and family therapy (Ref.
RC 488.5 .D525 1993)
- DSM-IV personality disorders (Ref. RC 554 .D78 1995)
- Encyclopedia of cultural anthropology (Ref. GN307 .E52
- Encyclopedia of obesity and eating disorders (Ref. RC552.E18
- Encyclopedia of phobias, fears, and anxieties (Ref.
RC535 .D63 2000)
- Encyclopedia of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders
(Ref. RC514 .N63 2000)
- Health care policy and politics A to Z (Ref. RA395.A3
- Human diseases and conditions (Ref. RC81.A2 H75 2000)
- Handbook of social psychology, 2 vols. (Ref. HM 251
- International dictionary of psychology (Ref. BF 31 .S83
- Our bodies, ourselves for the new century: A book by
and for women
(Ref. RA778 .N49 1998)
- Thesaurus of psychological index terms (Ref. Z 695.1.P7
- World of health (Ref. R130.5 .W67 2000)
CQ's state fact finder 1998: Rankings
across America (Ref. HA214 .H6 1998)
Finding statistics online: How to locate
the elusive numbers you need
(Ref. HA33.5 .B47 1998)
Government information on the Internet
(Ref. ZA5075 .N69 1998)
Growing up in America: An atlas of youth
in the USA (Ref. HB1323.C52 U658 1998)
Health statistics: An annotated bibliographic
guide to information resources
(Ref. RA407.3 .H4 1997
Statistical handbook on adolescents in
America (Ref. HQ796 .S8237 1996)
Statistical handbook on aging Americans
(Ref. HQ1064.U5 S343 1994)
A Statistical portrait of the United States:
Social conditions and trends
(Ref. HA214 .S84 1998
Statistical record of Black America (Ref.
E185 .S7 1995)
Statistical record of children (Ref. HQ767.8
Statistical record of health & medicine
(Ref. RA407.3 .S83 1995)
Statistical record of Native North Americans
(Ref. E98.P76 S73 1993
Using government information sources:
Electronic and print (Ref. J83 .S4 2001)
The world's women, 2000 : trends
and statistics (Ref. HQ1154 .W675 2000)
General Sources in Development
handbook series (various call numbers) Also online:
- Background notes (Ref. JN1 .D4) Also online: www.state.gov/r/pa/bgn/
- CIA World Factbook (Ref. G122 .W67) Also online: www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/
Database, US Census Bureau http://www.census.gov/ipc/www/idbnew.html
- Dictionary of Third World terms (Ref. D883 .H3 1992)
- Encyclopaedia of the history of science, technology,
and medicine in non-western cultures (Ref. Q124.8 .E53
- Global development: A reference handbook (Ref. HC59.7
- International development dictionary (Ref. HF1359 .F79
- Routledge critical dictionary of global economics (Ref.
HB61 .R68 1999)
- Women in the Third World: An encyclopedia of contemporary
(Ref. HQ1870.9 .W6548 1998)
- Women's rights: A global view (BFHQ1236 .W6527 2001)
- The Illustrated Book of World Rankings (Ref. HA155 .K87
- World Development Indicators (Ref. HC59.7 .W67 2002)
- Demographic Yearbook. Annuaire Démographique (Ref.
- Statistical Abstract of the World (Ref. HA155 .S7 1997)
(These first four books are the ones that I brought to class)
Family planning and child survival: 100
developing countries (Ref. HQ766 .F193 1988)
Handbook of international trade and development
statistics (Ref. HF1016 .U54)
Little data book (Ref. HC59.69 .L57 2000)
Statistical handbook on poverty in the
developing world (Ref. HC59.72.P6 S73 1999)
United Nations Conference on Trade and
Development handbook of statistics
(Ref. HF1016 .U64 2000)
World development indicators 1999 (Ref.
HC59.7 .W67 1999)
Don't forget to use bibliographies
contained in reference books, annotated bibliographies, circulating
books, and journal articles!
Finding Review Articles
Annual Review of Anthropology
K has: Print, 1972-current (missing 1985)
K has Online, 1996-current (http://anthro.annualreviews.org/)
K has Online, 1972-1997 (http://0-www.jstor.org.ariadne.kzoo.edu/journals/00846570.html)
Annual Review of Psychology
K has: Print, 1950-current
K has: Online, 1996-current (http://psych.annualreviews.org/)
Annual Review of Sociology
K has: Print, 1976-current
K has: Online, 1996-current (http://soc.annualreviews.org/)
K has: Online, 1975-1995 (http://0-www.jstor.org.ariadne.kzoo.edu/journals/03600572.html)
Annual Review of Political Science
Western has: Print, 1998-current (JA1 .A73)
Full text access ONLY on Western's
to view tables of contents: 1998-current
Annual Review of Public Health
Western has: Print, 1983-current (RA421 .A66)
Full text access ONLY on Western's
to view tables of contents: 1984-current
Finding Journal Articles
Scholarly Journals (Psychology of Women Quarterly)
- Authors are scholars or researchers in their fields.
- Authors cite their sources in footnotes, endnotes, and
- Individual issues have little or no advertising.
- Articles must go through a peer-review process.
- Articles usually report original scholarly research.
- Most illustrations are charts, figures, or graphs.
- Authors use the specialized language or jargon of the
Popular Magazines (Psychology Today, Newsweek)
- Authors are free lance writers or magazine staff members.
- Authors may mention sources, but rarely cite them in
notes or bibliographies.
- Individual issues contain many advertisements.
- There is no peer review process. Articles are reviewed
by editors or publishers.
- Illustrations are numerous and colorful.
- Articles are meant to inform and entertain an educated
- Language is written for the general adult audience (no
Scholarly or Not?
Use Ulrich's Periodicals Directory (Ref. Desk Z6941
Look for section called "Document Type"
Document Type MUST say "Academic/Scholarly Publication"
to be considered scholarly!
Print and online indexes lead you to
article citations that include author, article title, journal
title, publication date, volume number, and page number of
the article. Citations do not include the entire text of
the article. See How
to Find Journal Articles.
See the HDSR
Research Guide: Indexes and Databases to help select an
What Journals does the Library Own?
- In paper - Check Ariadne - search on your discipline or subject area, and in Step 2, limit the location to "Periodicals"
- Online - Check Online Journals at K - to find out what online journals the Library subscribes to
Which index includes the journal I'm looking for?
Do you have access to a journal?
- Title search on Title of
the Journal to locate print journal
2.) Online Journals at K
- Title search on Title of
the Journal to locate article in a Full Text
WestCat - Western Michigan's catalog
For help in selecting the best terms for searching PsycINFO,
of Psychological Index Terms (Ref. Z 695.1 .P7 T48
Science Abstracts <
Sciences Abstracts <
Online Journals at K
Off-Campus Access to
periodicals in Psychology and related fields
This site maintains an index of psychologically-related
electronic journals, conference proceedings, and other
Health Reference Center - Academic <
and Wellness Resource Center <
General Reference Center Gold <
Some of the Psychology titles in JSTOR:
Journal of Health and Social Behavior (1967-2001)
Psychology Quarterly (1979-2001)
Included disciplines: African American Studies, Anthropology,
History, Political Science, Population Studies, Sociology
MUSE < about
Some of the Psychology titles in Project MUSE:
Bulletin of the History of Medicine (1996-)
Journal of Social History (1999- )
of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences (2000-
Perspectives in Biology and Medicine (2000- )
Included disciplines: Anthropology, History, Politics and
Policy Studies, Psychology and Psychiatry, Sociology
To find Web sites, use search engines and web indexes.
See Finding Web Sites and
Indexes and Directories.
See also Web Sites by Subject
and Finding Web Sites
WorldCat contains bibliographic citations for high-quality
Web sites on a variety of subjects. When you search WorldCat
for Web sites, remember to check the box for "Internet
Resources" in the section called "Limit type to".
Sites are selected according to a collection development
policy that emphasizes quality, authoritativeness, and durability.
Helpful Websites for HDSR 390:
General Statistics and U.S. Government Resources
Use these points to evaluate the credibility of Websites:
How reliable is the information? Are there editors
and fact checkers?
What are the author's qualifications? Is the publisher
Is the author trying to sway opinion? Is the information
free from bias?
Is the publication date indicated? Is the source up
Does the site cover the topic comprehensively, or
are there information gaps?
Sites that provide guidance on evaluating Websites:
Sources in the APA style
Publication Manual of the American Psychological
5th ed., Washington, DC : American Psychological Association,
(Ref. BF 76.7 .P83 2001 )
See the APA site on Electronic Reference Formats
for citing electronic resources: http://www.apastyle.org/elecref.html
to Cite Sources
See also Citing
Sources for help in citing print and electronic resources
in various bibliographic styles (MLA, APA, Chicago, etc.)
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