Research Resources


History of Psychology:

AHP Resources:


Open University Related:



Social media/Networks:

ResearchGate and
(Researchgate is for scientific research)
( is for all types of papers)

Grey literature:

Conference papers:
See: OU databases of conference papers

Theses and dissertations:
See: Theses and dissertations

Pre-prints or working papers:
See different academic departments. There are also sometimes specific databases of working papers.

Open Research Collections:
These include articles that are not peer-reviewed our journal published, e.g. ORO
Also see: OU Open Research collections list

Official publications:
See government websites, e.g. “the government website, the UK Parliament website and UKOP

Public bodies:
See government agency websites etc.

Professional organisations:

“For example, the Centre for Economic Policy Research , the Institute for Fiscal Studies and the Royal Economic Society can provide access to discussion papers, policy reports and research papers.”

(Always make sure your grey literature sources are super appropriate).