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CPSY 631 - Physiological Bases of Behavior: Getting Started

Resources on the interaction between biology and mind and their extension to counseling psychology.

Welcome to the CPSY 631 Research Guide

This guide outlines how to get started on your CPSY631 research. If you'd like more one-on-one research assistance with the graduate psychology librarian, please make an appointment by clicking the "Schedule Consultation" button. 

Quick Links: 

  • Ask A Librarian: Get research help from a librarian immediately via chat or email, plus options for phone, zoom, or in-person consultations 
  • Interlibrary Loan: Get articles and books UST libraries don't own delivered to you for free using this service. Living outside of the seven-county metropolitan area? Get books delivered to your home address. 
  • Library Search: The best place to get started. Explore physical and digital materials like books, journals, ebooks, maps, videos and more 
  • Google Scholar: Search for your topic in this database that covers many different fields and includes sources like articles, dissertations, court proceedings, professional conference papers, and more. Use the "Cited By" link to show materials that cited an article. Be sure to navigate to Google Scholar through the A-Z databases page or manually log in to be sure you get access to the full text of articles for free. 

Off Campus Access

You can access databases, journals, articles, ebooks, and more from off campus! Just enter your UST log in and password when prompted and you'll be granted free access to content UST libraries subscribe to.

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Citation Help: Looking for help citing a paper or presentation in APA? There are many options available: 

Research Assistance: Saint Thomas librarians offer "drop in" research help at the Reference desk of most UST libraries and are also online through chat (the chat service is available 24/7). If you would like more personalized assistance, schedule an appointment with the Graduate Psychology librarian by clicking on the "schedule consultation" button.  

Graduate & Doctorate Writing Support: The Morrison Family College of Health offers writing support for graduate students within their programs. There are multiple options for writing support: in person, online, or the writing assistant can review the paper and email comments. Find more information and schedule an appointment on the OneStThomas site

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