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UoRM Psychology: Home

A guide to finding information in psychology. Includes links to key resources and sources of help.

Welcome to the Psychology guide. Use the tabs above to explore resources in this subject.

Finding books

When you start your course you will usually be given lists of recommended books by your lecturers. You just need to check the Enterprise catalogue to find out if they are in the Learning Resource Centre (LRC) or available online. Use the search box below. Just enter the author's surname and one or two words from the title:

For example:

To find: Davey, G. (2014) Psychopathology : research, assessment and treatment in clinical psychology. 2nd ed. Chichester: Wiley.

Search for: davey psychopathology

Finding printed books and e-books

Search the Enterprise catalogue to find specific books or books on a topic.


Finding online book chapters

To find online book chapters on a topic search the Summon discovery service:

Why use dictionaries and encyclopedias?

Use encyclopedias:

  • for summaries
  • for lists of further reading
  • when starting a project

Some useful titles are listed below. Find more on the catalogue by searching for construction or management encyclopedias or dictionaries.

We also have access to many online dictionaries and encyclopedias. Use the search boxes on the left to search these, or go directly to:

Students looking at a model brain

Search Summon for definitions and explanations

Find definitions and summaries from a wide range of online dictionaries and encyclopedias by searching the Summon discovery service using the box below.

Search Oxford Reference

Use Oxford Reference to search across multiple dictionaries and reference titles, including bilingual dictionaries of French, German, Spanish, Italian, and Latin. If you are off-campus, you may need to log-in to view your search results.

Search Oxford Reference Online

Search Credo Reference

Use Credo Reference to search across multiple dictionaries and reference works.

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