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Psychology Research Guide

Library resources for research in psychology courses such as PSY2012 and DEP2004
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Research for

General and Developmental Psychology

PSY 2012 and DEP 2004

Quick search: Books, ebooks, articles

How to look for books and ebooks


1: Go to and use the "Quick Search":


Quick Search in the homepage


2: Type-in a keyword, author, or title, and click search:


Using keywords in "Quick Search"


3: On the left side, there is a menu with "filters". Use the "Books in the Library" filter to search for print books:

Search books in the library



4: On the top, there are tabs that also act as "filters." Use the "eBooks" tab, or the "Articles" tab:

ebooks tab and articles tab


5: Click on the link that lets you access or view the article or book.

Click on link to access ebooks and login


Important! To open the articles or ebooks, you might be prompted to login. Use your MySCF credentials when prompted, or if you see a window like the one below, use your G number and last four digits of G number.


Login: G00 number with G and zeroes and last four digits of G number


Recommended databases

In addition to the Quick Search, it is useful to search for journal articles and other digital content by using some of our databases. The following databases are recommended for topics in General Psychology and Developmental Psychology: