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PSYC 314 Human Motivation (WI): Home

A writing intensive course in Psychology

APA Style 7th edition links

Citation Help page at SAU

How to obtain Materials through Interlibrary Loan at SAU

Syncing google scholar to your SAU google account

A Scholarly Article from a Psychology databases

Here is an example(below and linked)  of a 'single-study' research article (not a review article). Learn to identify what an experiment article looks like. 

Contents should include: 

  • Abstract
  • Method
  • Participants
  • Measures (a scale/test/measure of some sort, but not always)
  • Data Analysis
  • Results
  • Discussion

Psychology journal article search

Helpful guides for this course assignments.

What is a Literature Review?

SAU Reference Librarian

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Stella Herzig
SAU Library
518 West locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803
Library 1st floor, Rm.124

Psychology Research Librarian

The Librarian, Stella Herzig,  is available for individual help as well, as needed, by appointment for in-person or webex or by email or phone.

You may also just simply drop by the Research Help Desk in the Library Atrium. It is manned by a helpful Librarian  M-TH 8am-9pm , F 8am-5, SA 8am-4pm, SU Noon-9pm

We also have text-a-librarian: AmbroseLib (563-607-5653)  OR   Email us at OR phone 563-333-6245

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