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A research guide to support research and writing for Psychology students

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This guide is here to support your work on your Communication Assignment - Groups can also book a consult with Ali if they have any questions about finding resources, citing, or other library-related supports! 

Finding Resources

Library Catalogue

The MacEwan Library Catalogue connects you with books, ebooks, news articles, journal articles, and more - it can be a great starting point for your research and to get a general sense of your topic. 

For a refresher on using the library catalogue, review this short video: How to Use the Library Catalogue. 

Statistics & Government Information

Looking for reliable information about your target demographics or healthcare? Statistics and Government Information can provide some great foundational information for your campaign! Below are links to resources and tips for accessing statistics, reports, and other information. 

Academic Articles

You will need to find supporting evidence for reasons such as discussing the benefits of your innovation or describing the current challenges facing your target audience. Searching in databases that are relevant to your topic will save time and yield credible, relevant results.  Below are some tips for article searching and suggested databases, sorted by topic. 

Tips for Article Searching

Healthcare & Mental Health - Suggested Databases

Technology - Suggested Databases

Writing & Citing

Looking for help with citing your resources and formatting your work? The Writing Centre offers one-on-one appointments, drop-in help, and online resources to help! Below are links to the Writing Centre Resources and other useful resources


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