Citation management software is available to help you collect references, organize your references, insert and cite references automatically while writing, and automatically generate formatted bibliographies. There are MANY options, both free and paid. Below are the tools that UNCW librarians support and can teach you how to use:
The literature review is an important part of every research project. This guide takes you through the literature review process, explaining the reasons for reviewing the literature and differentiation between the types of literature available.
This book shows researchers how to do comprehensive research on any topic. It explains the variety of search mechanisms available, so that the researcher can have the reasonable confidence that they have not overlooked something important.
How to Conduct Research
These databases may be helpful as you explore the literature for measurement instruments in medicine, nursing, or psychology and design protocols or research studies.
APA PsycTests indexes a wide variety of test types and instruments including aptitude tests, personality scales and cognitive functioning measures. Research instruments are available as PDF downloads or multimedia files. Select measurements are available in more than 40 languages. Coverage spans more than 100 years, with a strong emphasis on current research instruments
Sage's Business & Management video collection features more than 150 hours of video, including in-depth interviews with experts from across the globe on topics as varied as innovation management, corporate social responsibility and social media marketing. The Social Work collection features original and licensed video showcasing social work skills, practices, populations, challenges, and research. Find more detailed information.
Provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 3,000 contemporary testing instruments. The MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, sociology, education, business, and leadership. Find more information.
Gale OneFile: Psychology supports research in all fields of psychology: abnormal, biological, cognitive, comparative, developmental, personality, quantitative, social, and all areas of applied psychology. Researchers, psychologists, counselors, and behavioral scientists will discover relevant information from the thoughts, views, discoveries, and reports found in this comprehensive collection.