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Guide to Resources in Psychology

What is this Guide for?

This guide provides information on using SVC Library resources for Psychology students

In this guide you'll find: how to find articles in library databases, how to evaluate Internet sources and websites, tips on using the SVC library, information on citing your sources

Use the top tabs or click the links to navigate

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Other SVC Library Guides

Psychology Research Guide - provides more detailed information on doing research in this field

Some of the Best Sources of Information

The following are some of the best sources of information in this research guide.  They are listed here but also presented in tabs above by category with instructions on how to use them effectively.

  • Credo Reference: Academic Wikipedia, a good first place to go for definitions of basic psychological disorders
  • Academic Search Premier and ProQuest Direct: Databases that will find articles in magazines, journals and newspapers.  Both have articles you can read in pyschology journals or online. 
  • Science Direct:  scholarly journal database with some psychology journals included
  • The Personality Project is a website from Northwestern University and has a lot of links to good, reliable psychology information. 
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