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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

Recommended databases

2 ways to start your research:

1) The "Quick Search" in our homepage allows you to search for any topic. You can use filters to search for books, ebooks, articles, etc.

2) 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: 

Quick search: Books, ebooks, articles

How to look for books and ebooks

 

1: Go to SCF.edu/Library and use the "Quick Search":

 

Quick Search in the SCF.edu/Library 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

Research Studies

Do you need a journal article or research study?

The video tutorial below shows you how to:

  • Go to Databases
  • Find PsycArticles
  • Search for a research study