This research guide is designed to help students studying psychology find information for their assignments. Review the basics of research, learn about the library's collection, and see other suggested resources. Use the tabs to see pages with guidance about using and locating different kinds of sources. Tabs and pages marked with professor names provide helpful guidance specific to their classes or assignments.
Need a psychology research topic? Here are some possibilities:
|Body image||Play and imagination||Drive and Motivation||Intelligence|
|Therapy||Sleep||Nature vs. Nurture||Evolutionary psychology|
|Developmental psychology (infant, toddler, child, adolescent, adulthood, middle age, elderly, death and dying)||
(stress disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, conduct disorder, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobias, hoarding, depression, anorexia, bulimia, ADHD, autism, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, multiple personality disorder, borderline personality disorder, seasonal affective disorder)
You can also try:
Request a Book a Librarian research consultation to meet or video chat on a day and time convenient to your schedule.
First time doing research at NCC? Need a quick review? Our Research Basics at NCC tutorial covers choosing a topic, choosing sources, finding books and articles using the library's resources, using other information sources, and citing sources in more detail.
The library has compiled answers to our most commonly asked questions in our Library Q&As. If you don't find what you are looking for, please send us your question.
Teach yourself research skills and strategies and learn how to search library collections and databases with self-paced and video tutorials developed by the librarians.
Do you need someone to read over your paper or help you with citations? Visit the Learning Center or make an appointment online to meet with a tutor.
They also have many guides and handouts available to help you create organized and grammatically correct papers.