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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.

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About AccessNeurology  

AccessNeurology from McGraw-Hill Medical offers a new approach to neurology reference, research, and curricular instruction. Updated regularly, this comprehensive online neurology resource covers the entire spectrum of neurology from the basics to specialty-specific content and optimized for viewing on any device.

AccessNeurology can help students excel in their attachments, assisting with strengthening their skills with instant access to procedural videos, self-assessment, and leading neurology textbooks that will establish a solid base for learning; and allow practicing clinicians to reinforce their medical knowledge.

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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 2023

There are Library sessions and workshops provided specifically for Postgraduate students. For more information and to register book now by Zoom or face-to- face.

Information sessions 10-11am (via Zoom)  or 2-3pm (face-to-face) on Wednesdays

  • 22 Feb; 26 Jul - Postgraduate Library Services An introduction to Library support, recommended resources and services.
  • 29 Mar; 30 Aug - Effective Search Strategies - Learn how to search recommended databases for relevant literature, and manage your results
  • 26 Apr; 27 Sep - Thesis Information – For new thesis students, about preparation, copyright compliance, submitting, and depositing.
  • 28 Jun; 25 Oct - Researcher Profiles - Building an online profile to promote your research, and yourself.

Hands-on Workshops 10-11.30am (via Zoom) or 2-3.30pm (face-to-face) on Tuesdays and Thursdays

  • 13 Apr; 20 Jun; 22 Aug EndNote for PC (Windows) - Use EndNote to store, group, edit and annotate references, and cite while you write
  • 18 Apr; 22 Jun; 24 AugEndNote for Mac - Use EndNote to store, group, edit and annotate references, and cite while you write
  • 25 May; 26 Oct Research Data Management - Make sense of the complexity around data storage, description, re-use and archiving (face-to-face only). 
  • 30 May; 31 Oct Getting published - Practical tips for postgraduates. Learn how to develop a publishing strategy and identify the right journals for submission. 
  • 1 Jun; 2 Nov Impact Metrics - Understand tools that explain impact factors and ranking for what to read, and where to publish. 

Dunedin campus Library locations

Subject Librarian | Kaitiaki Pukapuka

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Megan Vaughan
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Law Library, 8th Floor, Richardson Building, University of Otago, Dunedin.
+64 3 479 8915
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University of Otago Library

65 Albany St

PO Box 56

Dunedin 9054

New Zealand

Tel 64 3 479 8910

Email ask.library@otago.ac.nz

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