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A guide to Library and Web resources focused on the field of psychology

Developing a topic

Help throughout the research process - developing a topic, finding search terms, evaluating sources, citing..

Take Note of the End Goal

Check Assignment Instructions

  • Approach: Research: Identify the primary purpose of your assignment.
  • Terms related to approach:
    Identify other important factors related to your approach (summary, analysis), including your target audience. 
  • Organizational & writing requirements, including length of paper: Use of peer review (aka scholarly, academic, or refereed) articles.
  • Citation requirements: APA Style
  • Due Dates: Take note of due dates and make a plan to complete your work on time. Time management is very important. 

Psychology & Health Databases

General Databases

What is a "scholarly" article?

Annual Review of Psychology