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FCS 682 - Research Applications: Overview



Course Textbooks:

Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (multiple locations - BF76.7 .P83 2010 - 6th edition)

Your statistical consultant: answers to your data analysis questions (Floor 3 - HA29 .N458 2013 - 2nd edition)

Your statistical consultant: answers to your data analysis questions (Ebook - HA29 .N458 1999eb - 1st edition)


Identify keywords and terms and develop a search strategy:

Information Sources: Family + Consumer Sciences

Google Scholar -- Searches for scholarly materials such as peer-reviewed articles, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and reports across many disciplines and sources. On your first visit, set Google Scholar preferences: select "Settings," click “Library Links” on left menu, type "CSUN" in the box “Show library access links…” and search; check the box next to "CSU, Northridge - SFX Find It at CSUN;" and click the Save button. 


  • Family and consumer sciences research journal - includes original research and scholarly articles on Family Financial Management, FCS Education, Food and Nutrition, Housing and Equipment, Human Development and Family Studies, Professional Issues, Textiles, Apparel, and Merchandising

You can search the library catalog by Journal title by selecting the Journals tab.

  • Select the optional checkbox to search electronic periodicals only.

NOTE: The Library catalog offers title searching for periodicals, but not for specific articles. For access to periodical articles, search the databases listed on the Library's Databases by Subject page.


American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences FCS Research Center