Useful Links:
Frequently Asked Questions
This list of questions & answers regarding letters of recommendation from the career center at Berkeley is filled with useful suggestions.

Getting a Good Letter of Recommendation
From the Psi Chi website.

Getting Recommendations
This article from GradSchools.com overviews the process of requesting letters of recommendations.

How to Get Good Letters of Recommendation
An interesting article from Psych Web.

References, Recommendations, and Background Checks
From About.com, this link provides information about getting employment references, securing letters of recommendation, and understanding the background check process.

Credential File Resources:
Interfolio
Offers a for-fee option to collect and store academic and professional credentials.

CDO Handouts:
Letters Of Recommendation

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