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Hamersly Library

PSY 301: Find Articles

Finding a Topic

Still looking for a topic? Try browsing online issues of psychology magazines & journals:

Or try the APA's Psychology Topics website.

Background Information

Psychology handbooks, dictionaries and encyclopedias make your research process easier by providing background information and key terms and phrases.

Examples from our e-book collection:

Examples from our print collection:


Find more by going to our WOU-only Catalog and searching for:



PsycINFO Tutorial

Watch this brief video tutorial to learn how to use PsycINFO. For the best display, click the Full Screen option in the lower right of the screen once you start the video:

Google Scholar

How to Find Articles from a Reference Page--Google Scholar

Do you have an article citation from a reference page? 

You can use the Article Title to search for the article in Google Scholar:


Type or cut & paste the Article Title in the Google Scholar search box. Use Google Scholar from WOU Library in order to use Find It@WOU feature).


Locate your article (use author, journal title, volume/issue, page numbers and year to verify it is the correct article). If PDF available open PDF. If PDF not available, select Find it@WOU 


If you selected Find it @WOU select a database the article is available in and use citation information to locate article. If no databases are available, select WOU Interlibrary Loan.