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If you are new to the library or unsure of all the services we offer this short induction video covers how to access resources, the support that's available to you and information about how to visit the library buildings safely.

How can this guide help you?

We appreciate that there are many strategies, skills and resources that are particularly important when studying Psychology, and so this guide aims to give you some direction and support with making the most of your time at Hallam as a Psychology student. This guide will help you to get to grips with things such as:

  • Finding bools and eBooks to help get to grips with the different areas of Psychology
  • Key databases you will need to use to search to find Psychology research papers and journal articles
  • Common research methodologies used in Psychology
  • Key tools used to assist in carrying out Psychology research

How are you getting on with studying from home? You may find this online learning guide useful, which includes tips from graduates on motivation, key resources, and more! 

Making the most of the library, and your librarians!

Your Subject Librarian is here to support you to make full use of the resources available from the library, including: 

  • Finding the best resources for your assignments
  • Developing skills for running effective literature searches
  • Searching key databases for Psychology 

If you feel you need more help and want to contact the library, there are many ways you can get in touch: 

  • We have an online chat if you have any questions 
  • We offer a virtual drop in every Wednesday, 4-6, for any assignment related queries you have 
  • We have an extensive online referencing guide to help you with all your APA referencing questions
  • The Library's Contact Us page has full details of how to get in touch 
  • We regularly promote key services, events and tips on our library twitter page: @hallamlibrary