Please consult these related Research Guides if you'd like to explore more tools and resources for finding information.
Proxy Server Bookmarklet
- A cool tool that helps you access the library's subscription journals without having to pay for articles.
- Install it on your computer once, and use it anytime you see a link asking you to pay for an article.
- Once you log in as with your UM credentials, you will usually be brought to the actual article or an MGetIt link.
Psych 437.001 Research Guide
This guide will help you get started with your papers for Psych 437.001.
- Getting Background Info - great place to find specialized encyclopedias - excellent sources of an overview of your topic and info on important prior research
- Finding Articles using Zoological Record - Links, tips, and videos to help you use Zoological Record - the main resource for finding literature in animal behavior
- Other Article Sources - Help for using Web of Science and Google Scholar to find articles. (Never pay for journal articles! See this page to find out how to get them for free!)
Best journals for this course
These journals are the most useful for your research for this course:
- Animal Behaviour
- American Naturalist
- Physiology and Behavior
- Quarterly Review of Biology
- Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
- Journal of Comparative Psychology
- American Zoologist
- Journal of Mammalogy
- Animal Cognition
- Behavioral Ecology