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Psychology 101: Principles of Psychology

A guide to basic information resources in Psychology.

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Don't forget to think of similar, related terms when searching in the library catalog or PsycINFO. For example, don't search for teenagers; try adolescents instead!

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Reference Books for Psychology Students

Handbook of Psychology

Twelve volumes-- each volume is a special psychology topic: History, Research Methods, Biological, Experimental, Personality, Developmental, Educational, Clinical, Health, Assessment, Forensic, Industrial/Organizational.

Other Helpful Skills

Polish some of the research skills that will be necessary for research, writing, and presentation across multiple academic disciplines.