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Guide to research in psychology, including recommended library resources and search strategies.

Getting Started

This research guide is designed to help students researching psychology get started finding articles, books, and other resources in this subject area.

The guide is organized by the types of resources you may want to use in your projects, including:

  • Search Strategies: learn how to effectively search our databases. Read this page before delving into the other resources in this guide.
  • Find Articles: databases and journals most effective for your research.
  • Scholarly Articles: save yourself time—learn strategies for reading scholarly articles!
  • Find Books: examples of books and ebooks in our collection, as well as information about how to find more books.
  • Find Videos: resources for finding videos of therapy and counseling session, documentaries, and other videos.
  • Find Tests & Measures: tips for finding psychology tests and measures to use in your research, as well as resources to help you write your own surveys.
  • Find Statistics & Data: resources to help you locate statistics related to your research.
  • Citations: help with citing your sources in APA style.

If you need any assistance with your research, contact a librarian using the contact information included in this guide. We're happy to help!

Most Used Resources

The following resources are frequently used for psychology research. OneSearch (below) also works well, since it combines many databases plus the library's book and media collections. Explore the other pages of this guide to find additional resources for your research.


OneSearch logoOneSearch is the Fulton Library's main database. It allows you to search the library's articles, books, streaming media, and more. OneSearch includes resources on almost every topic, making it a great place to start your research!

To use OneSearch, go to the UVU Fulton Library Homepage link below. OneSearch is the main search box on the page. Enter search terms into the box, then hit enter or click the magnifying glass. Once your search runs, you can filter your results clicking the All Filters button that appears below the search box. 

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