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PSY 301: Home

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:



Noba is an open and free online platform that provides high-quality, flexibly structured textbooks and educational materials. (from the NOBA website)


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 Listed on a Reference Page--Journal Title List

Do you have an article citation from a reference page?  

You can search for the article using the journal title, volume/issue, and page number:  

Once you have noted this information, look for the journal using our Journal Title List search:

Need a specific journal?
Use the Journal Title List

Behavioral Sciences Librarian

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Tracy Scharn
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Reference Desk

Come by the Information Desk on the 1st floor of the library for any questions 

1st Floor reference desk at Hamersly Library


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