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Psychology: 85-310: Research Methods in Cognitive Psychology: Start

This guide will help you find literature in databases, with a focus on PsychINFO, and manage citations in Zotero. Sue Collins and Ana Van Gulick contributed content to this guide.

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Schedule a one-on-one consultation with Dr. Melanie Gainey (, the librarian liaison for psychology, for in-depth help with literature searches, databases, citation management, and creating a research plan for assignments.

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About this Guide

This guide provides some information on how to get started with gathering literature in the Web of Science database for writing a literature review. In the tabs in this guide, you will find information to help you:

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Useful Resource for Accessing Articles

The LibKey Nomad browser extension provides one-click access to the Libraries' full text resources as you find research on the web and in databases. Find information on how to install here


Melanie Gainey, PhD

Librarian for Biological Science, Biomedical Engineering, and Psychology