Shapiro Library database

Access the Shapiro Library database ( http://libguides.snhu.edu/az.php) psychology and review the options available for reading psychological research publications. Compare and contrast the similarities and differences in how the research is formatted in various publications. What do you notice? Did anything surprise you? Why or why not?

Compare and contrast the similarities and differences in how the research is formatted in various publications.

Both PsycARTICLES, and PsycINFO 1887-Current offer peer reviewed journal. However, it is important to note that the two offer the publication for sales or online review. However, the articles published in PsycARTICLES are searchable in summon multi-search, while those in PsycINFO 1887 to present cannot be searched in summon multi-search (Pontille, &, Torny, 2010, pp. 347-360).

Secondly, while PsycARTICLES contains only scholarly peer reviewed articles, the, PsycINFO 1887-Current contain a lot of journals, books, and even reports. It is therefore important for the interested researcher to ensure that their searches are refining dbase don the nature of the intended research. If it is an academic research, then the PsycARTICLES is preferred over PsycINFO 1887-Current

What do you notice? Did anything surprise you? Why or why not?

First I realized that not all publications provide full artless because the material are insufficient for writing a full articles. Additionally, I realized that most of the publications are proprietary as such only the abstract and key words are shown. I was surpassed to find out that all this publication must be subjected to various levels of oversight and scrutiny.

Finally, I was surprised by the number of assistance offerings that the readers are not aware of. It is therefore the duty of the publication house to ensure that the paper has adequately covered the research topic. Additionally, ones search for the right references sources should be defined by the intended audience and the intended message.

References

Pontille D., &, Torny D., “The controversial policies of journal ratings: evaluating social sciences and humanities”, Research Evaluation, 19(5), 347-360, 2010

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