Skip to Main Content

PSY 3402: Experimental and Research Methods - McKelvain: Home

Specifically for Dr. McKelvain's PSY 3402 classes.

About This Guide

How to use this guide:

Tricia Boucher, Psychology Librarian here! 

Here's how to use this guide:

  • Read through the steps.  -   Watch the videos.  -  Complete the tutorial.  -   Research like a pro!
  • Have questions?  Use the box below right and contact me...I'm happy to help!

Please note: most of the descriptions and videos use PsycINFO as the example.  Except for the Thesaurus, the steps will work for most databases...and you can still use the PsycINFO Thesaurus to find keywords that will help you search those other databases!  Other databases are listed on guessed it..."Other Databases" page. 

Current Psychological Research

Want to know about current trends in psychological research? 

Check out PeePs!

Particularly Exciting Experiments in Psychology


Interested in psychological professions?

Visit the American Psychological Association.

General Reference

Reference materials are the place to go if you need factual information. Think encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri—simple, straight-forward information, presented in an easy-to-navigate format.

Credo Reference is a library database that has over 800 reference books, including encyclopedias, dictionaries (English and foreign language), thesauri, and books of quotations.  Use the search box above to begin using Credo.


Profile Photo
Margaret Vaverek