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Psychology: Getting Started


This guide is designed to help you locate resources about the topic of psychology. Use the tabs across the top to get information about different resources you can utilize. As always, if you have questions, please contact a Librarian. We're here to help!

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Electronic Reference Resources

Print Reference Resources

A great place to start your research is in Reference Books. These are kept on the 3rd floor of the SMSU McFarland Library and are for in-house use only. A Reference Librarian is available to assist you during most hours the library is open.


  • The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology
    Location: REF BF31 .E52 2010 v.1-4
  • Encyclopedia of Human Behavior 
    Location: REF BF31 .E53 2012 v.1-3
  • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders : DSM-IV-TR 
    Location: REF RC455.2.C4 D536 2000