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This guide is intended for students who are doing research in psychology, either for classroom assignments, research papers, or exploring a career in psychology.

Welcome to the Psychology guide!

The Contra Costa College Library has many resources available for students studying psychology. This guide gives you an introduction to what we have, and always feel free to Ask a Librarian if you have questions or want help getting started with your research!

Line drawing of a brain with colorful paint splotches over itBooks: Look here for key books on psychology topics (including print books on our shelves, and electronic books you can use from home). Try these subject searches:

     - Developmental Psychology
     - Cognition
     - Emotions

Articles: We've chosen a few key article databases for your topic area where you might find information in magazines, journals, and newspapers.

Videos: Want to watch something on your topic? Check out our video databases.

Internet Sources: Finding a high quality website through Google can feel frustrating. We have some evaluation tips and ideas of where you might want to start.

Careers: Explore information about careers in Psychology.

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