Psychology resources

Location of print resources

Most of the print resources for your subject are found in the Arts and Social Sciences Library. Use Library Search to find the classmark for an item, and to search for books and other materials.

  • Past exam papers: located on first floor and available for photocopying
  • PhD theses: ask at the ground floor Information Desk for access

You can also find useful material in other libraries:

Digital resources

Psychology, experimental databases

Additional resources

  • Autism Data - the catalogue of The National Autistic Society’s reference library can be used to search for research papers, books, articles, videos and other materials covering autism and Asperger syndrome.
  • Cogprints (Cognitive Sciences E-print Archive) - a repository for self-archived papers in any area of psychology, neuroscience, and linguistics, and many areas of computer science, philosophy, biology, medicine, anthropology, and other aspects of the physical, social and mathematical sciences that are pertinent to the study of cognition.

APA referencing guidelines 

  • Help with APA Style - gives access to help on writing using the APA's (American Psychological Association) style, including a free tutorial covering the basics.
  • Referencing @ Portsmouth Guide - this guide authored by the University of Portsmouth Library, provides users with an interactive referencing guide which covers various styles, one of which is APA style.  

Subject support

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Academic staff

If items are in particularly high demand, please use our 1 day loan request form (Office document, 15kB) to request that they are transferred to 1 day loan.

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