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Welcome to the Psychology subject guide! 

We understand that at university there can be a lot to take in and it can take time to get to grips with all of the tools and resources you may need for your course. We hope that this guide will give you that bit of encouragement.

Below you will find a bit more of what to expect throughout the guide.

How can this guide help you?

We appreciate that there are many skills and resources that are particularly important when studying Psychology.  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 books and eBooks on the different areas of Psychology
  • Key subject databases to help you search for Psychology research papers and journal articles
  • Resources to help you learn more about common research methodologies used in Psychology
  • Key tools used to assist in carrying out Psychology research

Making the most of your Library, and 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:

Bookable appointments with librarians

You can book a 30 minute one-to-one with a librarian to discuss literature searching or referencing.  Remember to include plenty of information about what you would like support with when making your booking.

Library Chat

Live text chat with (real life, friendly) library staff.  Available 24/7 for support with literature searching, referencing, and any issues or questions related to using the library!

Contact the Library

Our Contact Us pages have full details of how to get in touch with the Library: