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Psychology: Home

Nau mai haere mai! Welcome to your Psychology subject guide!

How to use this guide:

  • This subject guide is intended to be used primarily by Psychology students who are studying at the University of Otago.
  • It is not intended to be read in one go, it is designed to be used as a resource that can be referred to, depending on your need, and your level of study.
  • Each top ‘tab’ is a link to a list of resources and/or information on how to make the best use of these resources.

Featured Resource

PsycINFO (from OVID) - Search for scholarly literature on behavioral sciences and mental health. The database covers psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work. Fulltext access is included, otherwise use the Article Link option to check Otago subscriptions. 1806+

Postgraduate Information Sessions and Workshops 2022

There are Library sessions and workshops provided specifically for Postgraduate students. For more information and to register go to our Zoom workshops.

Information sessions 10-11am (via Zoom) on Wednesdays

  • 26 Jan, 28 Sep - Postgraduate Library Services An introduction to Library support, recommended resources and services.
  • 23 Feb, 26 Oct - Effective Search Strategies - Learn how to search recommended databases for relevant literature, and manage your results
  • 30 Mar, 9 Nov - The Thesis Guide – For new thesis students, about preparation, copyright compliance, submitting, and depositing.
  • 27 Apr, 23 Nov - Researcher Profiles - Building an online profile to promote your research, and yourself.

Hands-on Workshops 10-11.30am (via Zoom) on Tuesdays and Thursdays

  • 19 May, 6 Oct - Research Data Management - Make sense of the complexity around data storage, description, re-use and archiving (face-to-face only). 
  • 3 May, 11 Oct - Getting published - Practical tips for postgraduates. Learn how to develop a publishing strategy and identify the right journals for submission. 
  • 5 May, 13 Oct - Impact Metrics - Understand tools that explain impact factors and ranking for what to read, and where to publish. 

ITS and Library staff offer EndNote: Key Functions and EndNote: Advanced Functions - Zoom workshops using EndNote to store, group, edit and annotate references, and cite while you write. For PC or Mac bookings check dates and times here.

Dunedin campus Library locations

Subject Librarian | Kaitiaki Pukapuka

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Thelma Fisher
479 7237
Health Sciences Library, Room 104, 290 Great King St, Dunedin
Phone or email me for an appointment.
Zoom meetings on request.


Contact the Library

University of Otago Library

65 Albany St

PO Box 56

Dunedin 9054

New Zealand

Tel 64 3 479 8910



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