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Welcome to the subject research guide for Psychology!

This guide will assist you in conducting research and in using the Wellesley College Library resources and services effectively. Use the tabs above to start exploring the variety of tools and resources to assist you with your research. If you have any questions about doing basic or in-depth research relating to psychology, please contact

Tabs Table of Contents:

  • Home - Welcome, Catalog Search, SuperSearch, Psychology at Wellesley, Student Library Research Award, Librarian Contact Information
  • Find Background Information - Print and Online Reference Materials
  • Find Books - Catalog Search, Catalog Tips, Interlibrary Loan
  • Find Articles - Key Databases, SuperSearch, SuperSearch Tips, Types of Articles, Science Research in the News, Academic Search Complete RSS Feed, Interlibrary Loan
  • Citing Sources - Citation Style Guides, Managers, and Generators
  • Help - Library and Technology Help and Contact Information


    Catalog Search


    SuperSearch is a great place to start for journal articles, books and almost everything else the library has, in one easy to use interface.

    For searching with more precision inside this subject area, go to the key databases on the Find Articles page.


    Subject Guide

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