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Estudos Interdisciplinares em Psicologia

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COLEPICOLO, Eliane. Seeking quality scientific information for research in Psychology. Est. Inter. Psicol. [online]. 2014, vol.5, n.2, pp. 133-142. ISSN 2236-6407.

This report aims to present the researcher in Psychology techniques for search and retrieval of information for academic and science research. Is based on my experiences as university librarian and as a doctoral student in Psychology, in a project on scientometry of the Social Skills field. This goal is to obtain information reliable and with quality to develop research, from sources of online information. Are recommended and described steps to the process of searching for scientific information, with examples from the Social Skills field: defining research topic; applying appropriate search tactics; selecting reliable sources of information and experts on the topic; translating research into the language of the information source; developing an effective search strategy; evaluating the quality and reliability of the obtained items. It is expected that by following these steps, the researcher obtain a coherent corpus with the subject, time saving and quality bibliographic

Keywords : bibliographical research; information retrieval; psychology - information sources.

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