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Psychology: Research Support

Postgraduate Library Services

Been away from study for a while? Want to refresh your skills?

Check our PG Library Information Session and Workshops in this guide – there are recordings, slides, handouts and links to support you, or you can sign up to one of the Zoom workshops.

Writing Your Thesis

Psychology research in OUR Archive

Here you can see the latest research that has been published in OUR Archive from the Psychology Department at Otago.

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Citation databases

If you find a great article on your topic, you can use a citation database to track down related articles. 

Research Publishing & Impact

Publishing your research requires these steps in order to maximise your research impact.

  1.  Get published ... But, before you submit your publication, ensure you...
  2.  Increase your researcher visibility ... By sharing your research... and finally,
  3.  Track the citations for your publications ... To measure your research impact.

Research Lifecycle - refer to sections on Publish & Share, and Research Impact, for support as a new researcher.

The Research Publishing & Impact guide directs you to the key resources for getting published, establishing a researcher profile, and measuring and maximising your research impact.


Conference papers are an excellent source of current research, best practices and new innovations in a research area.