These resources are handy when exploring research methods:
You might be familiar with a database called Academic Search Ultimate from other classes. But there are a few specialized databases I recommend for HDFS 3130. Hover over each info icon for more details about a particular database.
For tips on how to best use PsycINFO, check out these resources:
Quick how-to video:
(Tip: If the tutorial won't work, clear your cache or try the link in Chrome.)
When doing research in HDFS, you might feel overwhelmed by all the information that's out there. Even within scholarly article databases like PsycINFO and EducationSource, you can find yourself facing thousands of peer-reviewed articles on your topic!
This video gives you a few strategies to skim the articles you find so you can tell if they fit your needs. It also covers some tips for using your search results to help you narrow your research topic.
Need help understanding the differences between qualitative and quantitative research? Check out the following video for examples.
You can access ibrary databases, e-journals, and e-books from home or anywhere off-campus.
Just start your search from the USU library website, Canvas, or a library research guide and you'll be prompted for your A# and password to authenticate.
Did you find something you need that we don't own? You can request it from another library, whether it's an article scan or a book.
Just login to your inter-library services account with your A# and password to make your request.