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PSY132: Psychology and Culture

A guide to assist students enrolled in PSY 132 with links to databases, books, APA citation, and other helpful resources.

PSY132 Guide

Welcome to the PSY132 Guide! This guide is divided into several main parts, which can be found through the left:

  • Find Articles -- This tab will provide information to help you find online articles, journals, magazines, and newspapers on your topic.
  • Find Books -- This tab will provide information on finding topical books available either at the GCC Library, online, or through another MCCCD library.
  • Find Video -- This tab will provide information to help you find  DVDs and streaming video sources on your topic.
  • Scholarly, Trade, or Popular? -- Definitions, a short video, and an interactive quick lesson on identifying scholarly research from popular magazine articles or trade journals.
  • What Is Peer Review? -- A 3-minute video explaining the process of peer review required for scholarly publication.
  • Citation Guide -- A link to the full research guide on formatting requirements for APA, MLA, and Chicago citation styles.
  • NoodleTools Research and Citation Aid -- Need help with an APA reference list or citation? Use NoodleTools, a GCC database that teaches the elements of APA citation and generates citations from source input. Instructions for creating and using a free account.
  • Honors Book Club: Details & Resources -- A description of the Honors Book Club assignment and links to helpful resources, including book discussion questions and writing book reviews.
  • Honors Book Club: Title Choices -- A list to the title choices for Honors Book Club, with book descriptions and direct links to the library catalog.
  • Book Reviews: Writing Tips -- Information on the elements that make for a successful book review.
  • Public Library Links -- Links to local public libraries. Can't find a copy of the book you need at GCC? Try your local community library. Getting a library card is free and easy.
  • Ask a Librarian -- Contact a librarian for help via text, email, or phone. Or make an appointment for a one-on-one consultation with a librarian.