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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 PsycINFO, and manage citations in Zotero.

Helpful Databases

Data Services & Research Curation Office Hours

Consultations are offered in-person and over Zoom and might include but are not limited to the following:

  • Connecting your data analysis problems with an external consultant, or finding datasets to work on.
  • Finding, creating, and working with data, including data management, data mining & data modeling, and statistical analysis.
  • Learning about the availability of tools and platforms on campus, such as ArcGIS (GIS data), Tableau (data visualization), Open Science Framework, and others. Showing you how to work with experimental digital methods.
  • Connecting you to resources for self-teaching or the local networks of Digital Humanities and Digital Scholarship practitioners at CMU Helping you brainstorm, scope, and begin planning a project.
  • Evaluating and offering advice on the display of visual content, such as presentations, poster designs, and web design.
  • Providing feedback on your dataset, data management plan, project design, and code.


Schedule a consultation 

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


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