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Psychology - Literature search - master - first term

At the master program, you will need to know how to locate relevant research material. In this course, you will learn search techniques, as well as get to know central databases and resources for your studies.

Learning outcomes

After attending the course, you will:

  • be familiar with the most central literature databases in psychology
  • know of search techniques that will make your searches more effective and accurate
  • know how to find literature in fulltext, including the syllabus literature
  • know how to find relevant literature in the library database Oria, as well as article databases such as PsycINFO
  • be able to perform subject searches and citation searches
  • know what EndNote is, and how you can use it

Working methods

Lecture and guided searching in a PC-room.

Target audience

Master students in their 1st term of study at the University of Oslo.


Glenn Karlsen Bjerkenes and Ida Maria Zaborowski, librarians at the Humanities and Social Sciences Library


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Published Sep. 17, 2015 3:32 PM - Last modified June 27, 2016 1:47 PM