Susan Stout Memorial Library


Main Psychology Collection: Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library (SSHEL)


About the Susan Stout Memorial Library



Find Articles in Databases & Journals

Use databases to search multiple online journals at the same time. Find articles about a specific topic by using keywords, subject headings, authors, and more.



Find Background Information

Reference sources include encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and directories and are great starting points for background information about a specific topic.


Develop Research Skills

Research guides provide suggestions for finding and using information about a specific subject or for a specific class. 

Psychology Research Guides

General Research Guides



Use Citation Management Tools

  • “Citation Management Software Overview” - Helps users choose a citation management tool and provides links to other guides on specific options like Zotero, Mendeley, and EndNote.
  • Endnote - A commercial reference management software package, used to manage bibliographies and references when writing essays and articles. EndNote Support Information



Use Additional Library Resources

Other libraries at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign also have psychology-related materials and services to assist with your research.