This section describes resources available to you as a student of psychology at Carleton College.

Gould Library

Sean Leahy is the reference librarian for Psychology. Feel free to schedule an appointment with him for tips on how to research a topic.

Here is a full list of online databases geared toward Psychology. Popular databases are highlighted below.

PsycARTICLES and PsycINFO Use these online databases to locate sources. PsycARTICLES searches journal articles with pdf’s only (it’s a sub-set of the PsycINFO. PsycINFO searches journals, book chapters, dissertation abstracts, and more.

ScienceDirect This online database is useful for multidisciplinary research.

Internal Review Board

If you are planning on doing research with human participants, you will be required to request approval through the Internal Review Board (IRB).

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

If you are planning on doing research using animals, you will be required to complete an approval process through the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)