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Research Guide

What's in this Guide?

This guide provides links to the most useful databases and resources for researching topics in psychology at Olympic College. Use the tabs to the left to navigate through the pages of this guide.

Researching Psychology Topics

You can use the Psychology News page of this guide to help you select a topic of interest or keep track of the latest news in the field. 

Once you know your topic, start your research with background resources, such as encyclopedias. Books & eBooks are useful for providing an in-depth look at a topic and by using the article tab on this page you can link to peer-reviewed research. 

Highly reliable web resources are provided along with a link to the APA citation style.

The last tab of this guide is intended to help students in PSYC 209 as they research their case study in criminal psychology.