Introduction to Guide

This guide is 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:

Frequently Used Psychology Databases

Summon Search Option

Use Summon to search many databases simultaneously for books, ebooks, videos, music CDs, articles, streaming video, and more. Summon will also recommend databases for your topic, letting you switch to a specific database for a more focused search.


Trial Database - New Database Trials

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