Skip to Main Content


How to find books, articles, and other sources for psychological research

Why Get Background Information?

Reasons to Take the Time to Find Background Information:

  • Identify and understand subject-specific terminology.
  • Put sources you find in context.
  • Learn major areas of research and unsettled questions.
  • Use citation lists to begin your research.

Reference Sources

Find more using the library catalog or using the Suggested Terms links for the books below.