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Psychology: Research Methods

Research Information

General call number area: BF 76.5

Critical Thinking about Research : Psychology and Related Fields. General BF 76.5 .M 45 1998

Designing and Proposing your Research Project. General BF 76.5 .U 73 2018

Essentials of Research Design and Methodology.

Experimental Design and Statistics for Psychology: A First Course.

Five Ways of doing Qualitative Analysis : Phenomenological Psychology, Grounded Theory, Discourse Analysis, Narrative Research, and Intuitive Inquiry.

The Practical Researcher: A Student Guide to Conducting Psychological Research. Reserves BF 76.5 .D 864 2013

A Research Guide to Psychology: Print and Electronic Sources.

Research Methods: From Theory to Practice. General BF 76.5 .G 67 2018

Research Methods in Forensic Psychology 

Research Methods in Psychology: A Handbook. General BF 76.5 .S 39 2006

Research Methods in Psychology for Dummies.

Understanding Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology.

Tests and Measures

See also the guide on Data Science

Education research guide

ETS Test Collection

Tests and Measures in the Social Sciences (from the Internet Archive)

General Book Call Number Areas:

Education - LB 3050 - LB 3051

Psychology - BF 176

Psychiatry - RC 435 - RC 571

The Library does not have a separate collection of actual tests. Many of these can be found as appendices for books or research journal articles. Some are even available free out on the internet. The Library does have a few books that are concerned with specific tests, and they are listed in the library catalog, just search under the name of the test.

APA Dictionary of Statistics and Research Methods.   Reference BF 76.5 .A 7263 2014

Dictionary of Psychological Testing, Assessment, and Treatment

Encyclopedia of Evaluation

Encyclopedia of Human Intelligence.   Reference BF 431 .E 59 1994

Encyclopedia of Measurement and Statistics

Encyclopedia of Psychological Assessment

Mental Measurements Yearbook  Reference LB 3051 .M 4x (for a brief description of this reference tool, click here)

Preubas Publicadas en Espanol - An Index of Spanish Tests in Print  Reference LB 3051 .P 784 2013

Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing  Reference LB 3051 .A 693 2014

The Wiley Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences:  Volume II, Measurement and Assessment

Theories and Concepts

What is Social Theory?

What is Theory?

What is a Paradigm?

Concept mind map for related topics

Theory mind map for related topics

Reference Materials

Elsevier's Dictionary of Psychological Theories

Encyclopedia of Social Theory.

Isms and Ologies: All the Movements, Ideologies, and Doctrines that have Shaped Our World: The 453 Basic Tenets You've Only Pretended to Understand. Reference HM 585 .G655 2007

Key Concepts in Body and Society.

Key Concepts in Critical Social Theory

Key Concepts in Leisure Studies

Key Contemporary Concepts

Sage Encyclopedia of Theory in Counseling and Psychotherapy

The Wiley Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences:  Volume 1, Models and Theories

And remember that the various subject encyclopedias will also have articles about relevant theories and concepts.

Write a Paper

APA Citation Style help

Writing and Reading Assistance at the COD Learning Commons

Writing help from the APA website

Avoiding Plagiarism Advice from the APA

Effective Writing in Psychology: Papers, Posters, and Presentations.

How to Write in Psychology: A Student Guide. General BF 76.8 .B 425 2009

Making Sense; A Student's  Guide to Research and Writing: Social Sciences  General H 62 .N 67 2009

The Principles of Writing in Psychology. General BF 76.7 .S 57 2004

Scientific Writing for Psychology: Lessons in Clarity and Style  General BF 76 .K 35 2015

Successful Academic Writing: A Complete Guide for Social and Behavioral Scientists  General P301.5 .A 27 S 56 2017

Undergraduate Writing in Psychology. General BF 76.7 .L 36 2021

Writing in the Social Sciences  General PE 1479 .S 62 M 85 2010

Writing Literature Reviews: A Guide for Students of the Social and Behavioral Sciences  General H 62 .G 35 2004

Writing Papers in Psychology: Proposals, Research Papers, Literature Reviews, Poster Presentations and Concise Reports  General BF 76.7 .R 67 2003

Writing Research Papers in the Social Sciences  General PE1479 .S 62 L 47 2006

Writing your Psychology Research Paper  General BF 76.7 .B 35 2018

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