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PSYCH 301W: Basic Research Methods in Psychology (Harrisburg)

This guide is for students in Penn State Harrisburg's PSYCH 301W. It includes databases, research tips, and other resources for various assignments.

Choosing a Topic: Databases and Web Sites

Choosing a Topic: Magazines and Applied Journals

Magazines can spark ideas for research topics. Journals that focus on "applied" (real-world) topics are also helpful. Here are some you can read for free online or through the library:

For links to additional journals available at Penn State, see BrowZine: Social Science and Behavioral Science. If you are using it off-campus, choose “Penn State University Libraries” from the list, and supply your Access Account user ID and password when prompted.