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Psychology 101: Principles of Psychology: Getting Started

A guide to basic information resources in Psychology.


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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Other Helpful Skills

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

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.

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