To find books on your topic, you may wish to search the Library Catalogue using the keyword search option. Remember to use boolean connectors (AND, OR, AND NOT) to search two or more concepts.

If you wish to do a subject search, the following Library of Congress (LC) subject headings may be useful:

Motivation (Psychology)

Motivation (Psychology) - social aspects

Intrinsic motivation

Achievement motivation

Competition (Psychology)

Goal (Psychology)

Incentive (Psychology)

Reward (Psychology)


The following are a list of some books on motivation that may be of interest:

Social motivation                                                                             BF503 .S655 2011
Why people cooperate : the role of social motivations              BF503 .T955 2011
Current directions in motivation and emotion                             BF503 .C87 2010 
Implicit motives                                                                                e-book
Contemporary motivation research : from global to local
                                                                                   BF503 .C66 2009
The psychology of goals                                                                BF505.6 .P78 2009
Understanding motivation and emotion                                      BF503 .R44 2009    
Social relationships : cognitive, affective, and
motivational processes
                                                                 HM1106 .S65 2008 
Motivation and emotion                                                                 e-book