Archive for September, 2008

Is that article really an article?

A lot of learners start their research on the web, perhaps with a search engine such as Google. Type in just about any topic and you’re sure to get hundreds, if not thousands, of results. But how good are those results? With most search results you are taken to a web page full of links, […]

Writing, Collaborating, Storing and Publishing ….

Google has branched out in many different areas, besides searching for information on the Web, one tool that may help you in your coursework is called Google Docs (http://docs.google.com). Google Docs is free and you just need to register to get a user name and password. It can help you: Create documents, forms, spreadsheets and […]

New PsycBOOK Titles – July 2008

PsycBOOKS added the following titles to its coverage list in July 2008. Of the titles added, 2 were an APA book and 13 were designated classic books. Classic books are landmark titles in psychology and are selected by APA experts. APA Books 1. Medically unexplained illness: Gender and biopsychosocial implications, © 2008, by Johnson, Susan […]

Researching your Vote

With one political convention just finished and another one in full swing, there’s been a lot of talk about politicians’ records. Since both the major party candidates are Senators, there’s a one-stop-shop for looking at their actual doings on the job. And it’s from America’s biggest library: the Library of Congress. It’s called THOMAS, and […]