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Encylopedias, etc.: Psychology

A guide for background information to form a solid research base for your topic.

Qualitative Research

Sometimes you can find the statistics you need in a journal article, but frequently discipline related statistics are gathered and reported in different formats. Here are sample Library Catalog searches:

The following documents illustrate some of the variety you will find in Psychology.

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Quantitative Psychological Research

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Introducing Qualitative
Research in Psychology
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The SAGE handbook of
Qualitative Research in Psychology




Sample Searches

Discipline handbooks and encyclopedias often provide excellent background information.  Try the following Library Catalog searches then refine/filter the results by format, date, or subject to see how the results change:

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Encyclopedias

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Handbooks

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Dictionaries