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Assessment (HC)

Psychology Department

                                                                     Information Literacy for Psychology-Draft

                                                                                                         I = introduce; R = reinforce; M = master

Psychological Literature

 Writing Seminar

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Know how to locate psychology resources to find background information using secondary and tertiary literature

NA

I

I

R

M

Know how to use databases to search the literature by using keywords, thesaurus, categories and descriptors

NA

I

I

R

M

Know how to use databases to find primary literature, literature reviews, case studies, and clinical studies

NA

I

I

R

M

Know search strategies (how to refine answer sets, use controlled vocabularies etc.)

NA

I

I

R

M

Know how to obtain full articles from citations

NA

I

I

R

M

Know how to find related information by consulting references or endnotes

NA

I

I

R

M

Know how to find more recent articles related to an article by using cited reference searches

NA

I

I

R

M

Know how to look up treatment guidelines and diagnostic criteria

NA

NA

I

R

M

Know how to locate psychological tests, measures, scales, and surveys

 NA

NA

NA

I

R - M

Ethical Use of Information

 

 

 

 

 

Know how to document sources using the appropriate citation style

I

I

I

R

M

Know how to use a bibliographic management software such as Endnote Web, Zotero etc.

I

I

I

R

M

Use best practices to avoid plagiarism, e.g. know how to paraphrase and summarize

I

I

R

R

M

Know fair use guidelines governing the use of works under copyright

I

I

I

R

M