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SharkWrites: College of Psychology: Library Research

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences databases

Books about Writing for Psychology

APA (2010). APA Publication Manual (6th ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Silva, P.J. (2007). How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing. Washington, DC: American PsychologicalAssociation.

Sternberg, R.J. (2003). The Psychologist’s Companion: A Guide to Scientific Writing for Students and Researchers (4th ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Writing Literature Reviews

Writing Article Critiques

Example of an article critique:

Carroll, J. F. X. (2006). Critique of Eliason, Amodia, and Cano's article: Spirituality and alcohol and other drug treatment. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, 24(3), 143-148.

Library Resources

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Library Learn videos

PyscBytes--Found in Psychology classes in SharkLearn

Workshops and Instruction


  • Recorded workshop on APA Style
  • Recorded workshop on Academic Writer (formerly APA Style CENTRAL)
  • Recorded workshop on Endnote


Lynda tutorial--Editing and Proofreading Made Simple