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Psychology & Counseling - U Research Resources: Psychology Information Literacy Standards & Related Readings

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Armstrong, J. (2010) "Designing a writing intensive course with information literacy and critical thinking learning outcomes", Reference Services Review, 3,(2), 445 - 457. Retrieved from

Burkley, E., & Burkley, M. (2009). Mythbusters: A tool for teaching research methods in psychology. Teaching Of Psychology, 36(3), 179-184. doi:10.1080/00986280902739586

Fagerheim, B., & Shrode, F. (2010). Information Literacy Rubrics within the Disciplines. Communications In Information Literacy, 3(2). Retrieved from  This article includes rubrics for capstone classes in Chemistry and Psychology.

Gottfried, G. M., Vosmik, J. R., & Johnson, K. E. (n.d.) A rubric for evaluating a psychology research report.  Retrieved from

Hayes-Bohanan, P., & Spievak, E. (2008). You can lead students to sources, but can you make them think?. College & Undergraduate Libraries, 15(1/2), 173-210. doi:10.1080/10691310802177200

Lampert, L. (2005). "Getting psyched" about information literacy: A successful faculty-librarian collaboration for educational psychology and counseling. Reference Librarian, 43(89/90), 5-23. doi:10.1300/J120v43n89•02

Thieman, T. J., Clary, E., Olson, A. M., Dauner, R. C., & Ring, E. E. (2009). Introducing students to psychological research: General Psychology as a laboratory course. Teaching Of Psychology, 36(3), 160-168. doi:10.1080/00986280902959994

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