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Quick Starting points

Psychology subject guide


http://www2.lse.ac.uk/library/subjectGuides/psych
ology/Home.aspx
for 121 trai!i!g sessio!s a!d ad"ice
#o!tact Heather $awso!
h.dawso!%lse.ac.uk.
Important Things you need to do
&i!d out your lse computer !etwork log i!.
'ou will !eed this to access electro!ic
resources off campus.
&i!d out how to log i!to ()* for you. +here
is a library sectio! where you ca! book
study rooms, see your pi! !umber which
you !eed to borrow books a!d re!ew.
-se o!e of the "alue loaders o! the first or
lower grou!d floor to acti"ate a!d top up
your pri!ti!g a!d photocopy credit. 'ou ca!
also pay o!li!e usi!g ()* wallet .electro!ic
payme!ts system/ or for payme!ts o"er 01
go to the (ibrary #opyshop. 23 copies cost
3p.
4ookmark the subject guide for ad"ice o!
how to access eresources a!d use the
libraryhttp://www2.lse.ac.uk/library/subject
Guides/psychology/Home.aspx
5oi! se!ate House library
http://www.ull.ac.uk/ for free access to their
o!li!e resources6
Library Catalogue
+here are 2 types of library catalogue
+he mai! o!e is at
http://catalogue.lse.ac.uk/
)earch this to fi!d the locatio! of pri!ted a!d
ebooks
4ooks are located i! the course #ollectio! Grou!d
&loor o! short loa! for 7 days 8r i! the mai!
collectio!. 9a!y Psychology books are located
at the classmark 4 or H9.
:tems out o! loa! are ofte! marked u!a"ailable
expa!d the record to see the due back date
a!d reser"e.
Summon
http://lse.summo!.serialssolutio!s.com/
:!cludes the mai! library catalogue plus ma!y
of our mai! jour!al article a!d !ewspaper
databases.
;emember to use the ad"a!ced search form to
limit your search . 2 <uick guide is here.
http://www.slideshare.!et/heatherdawso!/searc
hi!gsummo!effecti"ely17=2137>
http://www2.lse.ac.uk/library/collectio!s/articles
a!djour!als/home.aspx
?ote that summo! does !ot i!clude all the lse
library eresources. +he search form also has
some limits i! fu!ctio!ality &or comprehe!si"e
research you should search si!gle databases
separately. +he mai! databases are listed
below . +o locate them search by title from the
()* (ibrary catalogue.
http://catalogue.lse.ac.uk/
Finding Journal articles
General social psychology
#o"eri!g social psychology. #ommu!icatio!.
PsycArticles
Pro"ides access to o"er =1 full text jour!als
published by the 2merica! Psychological
2ssociatio! co"eri!g all fields of Psychology@
!euroscie!ce a!d associated medici!es from
the mid 2A
th
#e!tury to the prese!t day.
Psych2rticles is a good suppleme!t to the
PsychIno database which pro"ides abstracts
.a!d i! some case li!ks to full text / articles
from a wider ra!ge of psychology titles dati!g
from the 1BBAs to the prese!t day.
Cuick guide to
Social Psychology
S!CIAL SCI"#C" CITATI!# I#$"% is a"ailable
"ia the :): Deb of E!owledge ser"ice. ))#:
i!dexes social scie!ce jour!als a!d i!cludes
citatio! refere!ces from the 1>
th
#e!tury
o!wards6.

SC!P&S
:s a good compleme!t to :):. &i!d articles
co"eri!g the arts, scie!ces a!d social scie!ces.
9ost from 1>>F o!wards.
#e'spapers
#"%IS
&ull text of a wide ra!ge of -E a!d major foreig!
!ewspapers .mostly 1>BA o!wards/.
Facti(a
2ccess more tha! 2B,AAA !ewspapers from
!atio!s worldwide. ?ote lse subscriptio! o!ly
allows 1 co!curre!t users so remember to log off6
)ealth and Community Inormation*
Cinahl
specialist !ursi!g a!d medical care subject
i!dex. &i!d jour!al articles a!d reports
published si!ce 1>7=.
Global )ealth
i!dexes articles relati!g to commu!ity health
a!d de"elopme!t. :t e!compasses some articles
published i! de"elopi!g cou!tries which are !ot
i!cluded i! 9edli!e.
S!CIAL SCI"#C" CITATI!# I#$"% is
a"ailable "ia the :): Deb of E!owledge ser"ice.
))#: i!dexes social scie!ce jour!als a!d
i!cludes citatio! refere!ces from 1>1F o!wards.
:t also i!cludes access to P-49ed
SC!P&S
&i!d articles co"eri!g the arts, scie!ces a!d
social scie!ces. 9ost from 1>>F o!wards.
!rganisational Psychology*
A+I,I#orm Global
2ccess refere!ces a!d full text articles from
leadi!g busi!ess databases a!d !ewspapers
published si!ce 1>=1. :t is offered o! the
pro<uest site where you ca! cross search it
with other busi!ess databases i!cludi!g 2sia!
4usi!ess, Pro<uest e!trepre!eurship.
+usiness Source Complete a! i!dex to 3AAA
jour!als i! eco!omics, busi!ess a!d
ma!ageme!t,
"merald -anagement .ournals is a database
of refere!ces to articles take! from arou!d 31A
top ma!ageme!t a!d busi!ess jour!als. +he
co"erage is i!ter!atio!al but with a -E bias.
+he (ibrary also has o!li!e access to compa!y
reports, stock market i!formatio! a!d fi!a!ce
data. &or i!formatio! o! these see our
specialist $ata (ibrary pages.
http://www2.lse.ac.uk/library/collectio!s/data/H
ome.aspx
&sing other libraries
()* stude!ts a!d staff ca! use most other
libraries of the -!i"ersity of (o!do!. 'ou ca!
become a member of )e!ate House library this
e!ables you to borrow books a!d access their
ejour!als. )ee http://www.ull.ac.uk/
2 database of all jour!als held i! u!i"ersity of
(o!do! colleges ca! be fou!d at
http://www.i!form21.ac.uk/-()/
Further )elp and training
+he Library Companion G is a
collectio! of ()* (ibrary o!li!e course
materials a!d ha!douts which will help
you use databases, search the i!ter!et
a!d impro"e your citatio! skills. :t ca! be
fou!d "ia 9oodle
+here are also face to face trai!i!g
course throughout term time.
http://www2.lse.ac.uk/library/trai!i!g/Ho
me.aspx
(ibrary help desk G first floor has :+ a!d
library staff ready to help
#o!tact Heather $awso!
h.dawso!%lse.ac.uk