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Psychology Research Guide: PSYC314

This guide will help you get started on researching topics in psychology. Your librarian can help you further as well.

APA Style 7th edition links

Citation Help page at SAU

A Scholarly Article from a Psychology databases

Here is an example(below and linked)  of a 'single-study' research article (not a review article). Learn to identify what an experiment article looks like. 

Contents should include: 

  • Abstract
  • Method
  • Participants
  • Measures (a scale/test/measure of some sort, but not always)
  • Data Analysis
  • Results
  • Discussion

Psychology journal article search

Helpful vids

What is a Literature Review?

SAU Reference Librarian

Psychology Research Librarian

The Librarian, Stella Herzig,  is available for individual help as well, as needed, by appointment for in-person or webex or by email or phone.

You may also just simply drop by the Research Help Desk in the Library Atrium. It is manned by a helpful Librarian  M-TH 8am-9pm , F 8am-5, SA 8am-4pm, SU Noon-9pm

We also have text-a-librarian: AmbroseLib (563-607-5653)  OR   Email us at OR phone 563-333-6245

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