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Psychology

Introduction to Guide

This guide is intended to help you begin your research paper and/or project and direct you to a variety of resources from Thompson Library.

Available here is information on the following:

  • Reference books (print and online) that may be useful starting points for research.
  • Books -- over 14 million books available through UM library system.
  • Article Databases (scholarly journals) covering your topic (over 75,000 journals)
  • Search tips for the library catalog and article databases

If you're having a problem and need help, don't hesitate to ask!

You can contact a librarian with your questions at:

Frequently Used Psychology Databases

Summon Search Option

Use SUMMON to search many databases simultaneously for:

  • Books
  • ebooks
  • Videos
  • Music CDs
  • Articles


Summon will include information about the top databases where it found the results list items, letting you switch to a specific database for a more comprehensive search.

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