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Psychology

A quick COVID-19 update

Please check the latest Sheffield Hallam University Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for staff and students. 


The health and safety of students and staff is our top priority. In line with national public health guidance regarding COVID-19, and to protect you and help stop the spread of coronavirus,  Adsetts and Collegiate libraries are open but you must plan and book to borrow or return books, and before coming to study in the libraries. 

Please check our dedicated online guide for more information and to find out how to make the most of your library off-campus.

If you cannot get online from home, access specialist software, or the other learning resources you need to complete assessments or prepare for examinations, please contact Hallam Help.

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:

  • Common research methodologies used in Psychology
  • Key databases you will need to use to search for studies in Psychology
  • Key tools used to assist in carrying out Psychology research
  • Avenues and websites to consider to explore your professional development in Psychology

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. 

Subject Librarian support can include:

  • 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: