Psychology Resources Guide
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Academic Complete Ebrary| Usage Help
A growing collection of more than 52,000 titles in all academic subject areas, most published since 2004. NOTE: THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS ARE REQUIRED TO USE THE ADDED FUNCTIONALITY OF THIS DATABASE: Once on the Ebrary website click Sign In link (upper right corner) to utilize the Bookshelf functionality. Also, Ebrary’s Plug-in has to be downloaded by clicking on Ebrary Reader button located by the title.
Academic OneFile (GALE)| Usage Help | Tutorial
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Premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995.
Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)| Usage Help
Advanced Search Tutorial
Academic Search Premier is the world’s largest scholarly, multi-disciplinary full text database containing full text for nearly 4,500 journals, including more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles. In addition, this database offers indexing and abstracts for all 8,144 journals in the collection, some dating back to 1965. This scholarly collection offers information in nearly every area of academic study.
Alexander Street Counseling| Usage Help - NEW
Alexander Street Counseling provides the largest and richest online collection of video available for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. The wealth of video and multiplicity of perspectives in these collections allow students and scholars to see, experience, and study counseling in ways never before possible. Collection includes: Counseling and Therapy in Video, Volumes 1-3 and The Video Journal of Counseling and Therapy.
Annual Reviews| Usage Help | Tutorial
Annual Reviews Search Tutorial
Since 1932, Annual Reviews is proud to publish authoritative, analytic reviews in 40 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences including Economics. These publications are among the most highly cited in scientific literature. Collection includes over 30,000 review articles and more than 41,000 figures and images.
APA Ebooks & Handbooks in Psychology- TRIAL| Usage Help - NEW
APA Handbooks in Psychology® Series — these reference books provide both overviews and in-depth analyses of a variety of sub-fields within psychology. APA Books E-Collections includes select titles from 2001 to 2014. It's encompass book content in psychology and related disciplines (including medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, neuroscience, and physiology, among others). Coverage within each collection is limited to scholarly and professional titles.
BrowZine| Usage Help - NEW
BrowZine is a tablet application that allows you to browse, read and monitor majority of the Pearson Library's scholarly journals, all from your iPad. Built to accompany your searching needs, items found in BrowZine can easily be synced up with Zotero, Dropbox or several other services to help keep all of your information together in one place. Please note that journals available through BrowZine have a “soft” backfile limit of 2005-Present. If you require older materials, please visit the library website. To learn more, please take a look at this short two minute video: http://thirdiron.com/browzine-ipad-app/video/
Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Education| Usage Help - NEW
Cabell's goal is to help professors, graduate students and researchers to publish their manuscripts in academic journals. This source include: The Directory of Educational Curriculum & Methods (indexes over 790 journals on subjects of Art/Music, Curriculum Studies, Rural Education & Small Schools, and Test, Measurement & Evaluation); The Directory of Educational Psychology & Administration (indexes over 650 journals across various topics: Educational Psychology, Gifted Children, Languages & Linguistics, and Test, Measurement & Evaluation); The Directory of Educational Technology and Library Science (indexes over 420 journals in subjects of: Computer Aided Assessment, Managing Multimedia Production, Library Science Information Resource, and Virtual Learning Environments). These directories provide valuable contact information, review process data, manuscript specifications and guidelines, and publication information for each journal, and more.
Cambridge Journals Online| Usage Help
Cambridge Journals Online is a full text collection of over 250 titles published by Cambridge University Press, covering over 32 subject areas, ranging from Agriculture, Archaeology and Anthropology, Nutrition, to Psychology and Cognitive Science, Religion and Social Studies.
Cambridge Journals Online Mobile| Usage Help
CJO Mobile (CJOm) is an alternative version of Cambridge Journals Online (CJO) that has been optimised for smartphones and other small mobile devices. The design has been streamlined to speed up access and make navigation easier on a small screen. CJOm was developed for the increasing number of the readers accessing from handheld mobile devices with small displays. Users of larger devices, such as netbooks or iPad™, will find they can take advantage of the rich user experience offered by CJO.
Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works (ASP)| Usage Help | Tutorial
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A searchable collection containing real transcripts of therapy and counseling sessions and first-person narratives illuminating the experience of mental illness and its treatment, as well as reference works to contextualize the primary material. New material is added on a biweekly basis and currently contains more than 20,000 pages of session transcripts, 32,000 pages of client narratives, and 25,000 pages of secondary reference material.
Counseling and Therapy in Video (ASP)| Usage Help | Tutorial - NEW
Counseling and Therapy in Video provides the largest and richest online collection of video available for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. Counseling and Therapy in Video's suite of tools—searches and browses powered by Semantic Indexing™ and searchable transcripts synchronized to video—give the ability to drill down in seconds to find the footage of interest from hundreds of hours of video. It currently includes 1,085 videos totaling 2017 hours. In addition, Alexander Street Counseling collection includes The Video Journal of Counseling and Therapy, which provides access to the latest in research and best practice methods in the fields of counseling, mental health, and psychology. In its first year, the Journal will launch with over 1,000 hours of contemporary presentations, lectures, and workshops filmed at conferences and seminars world-wide.
Directory of Open Access Journals| Usage Help
Collection of free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals covering all subjects and languages. There are nearly 7,000 journals in the directory, more than 3,100 of which are full-text and searchable at article level.
Dissertations & Theses: Full Text (ProQuest)| Usage Help
With millions of searchable citations spanning 1861 to the present, the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) database is the most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses in the world. Over 2.1 million titles are available for purchase as printed copies. Over 1 million are available in PDF format for immediate free download, and more than 70,000 new PDFs are added to the database each year from 700 academic institutions worldwide.
ebrary Academic Complete| Usage Help
A growing collection of more than 52,000 titles in all academic subject areas, most published since 2004. NOTE: THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS ARE REQUIRED TO USE THE ADDED FUNCTIONALITY OF THIS DATABASE: Once on the Ebrary website click Sign In link (upper right corner) to utilize the Bookshelf functionality. Also, Ebrary’s Plug-in has to be dowloaded by clicking on Ebrary Reader button located by the title.
EBSCOhost Mobile| Usage Help | Tutorial
EBSCOhost's application is tailor-made for the smaller screens of mobile devices, and offers the most important EBSCOhost features and functionality, right in the palm of your hand!
Education Source| Usage Help | Tutorial - NEW
Education Source is designed to meet the needs of education students, professionals and policy makers. Coverage in Education Source spans all levels of education from early childhood to higher education and also includes educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education and testing. Subject matter includes Adult Education, Continuing Education, Distance Learning, Government Funding, Multicultural/Ethic Education, Social Issues, Student Counseling, Vocational Education as well as many others.
ERIC - Education Research (EBSCOhost)| Usage Help
Advanced Search Tutorial | Thesaurus Feature Tutorial
This guide to published and unpublished sources on education includes over 1,000 sources, from journals, books, theses, curricula, conference papers, and standards and guidelines. (1966-present; updated monthly)
NOTE: If this is an ERIC Document - please check to see if it is available at www.eric.ed.gov before submitting an ILL request.
Films On Demand - Humanities & Social Sciences Video Collection| Usage Help | Tutorial - NEW
Films on Demand, is a resource produced by Films Media Group that streams educational content directly to the web for classroom instruction and research purposes. Pearson Library subscribes to the Humanities & Social Sciences Video Collection with 4,800 full-length videos. Videos from On Demand could be integrated directly into a course website or a course management system and they can be accessed anywhere within our institution's authentication range. If viewed from off-campus users will be prompted to enter a username and password in order to view the embedded video.
Google Scholar| Usage Help
Search for relevant scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.
Journal Citation Reports: Social Sciences Edition - ISI Web of Knowledge| Usage Help | Tutorial
Journal performance metrics offer a systematic, objective means to critically evaluate the world's leading journals. Delivers quantifiable statistical information based on citation data. Helps determine a publication’s impact and influence in the global research community. Includes data about more than 8,000 journals in science and technology, and over 2,600 social science journals.
JSTOR| Usage Help | Tutorial
How to Search JSTOR
NOTE: YOU MUST SAVE THE ARTICLE BEFORE E-MAILNG IT.
The JSTOR archive presents high-resolution page images for viewing and printing articles in combination with a linked text file for each article that enables full-text searching. The complete archives of more than 1,000 core scholarly journals in the areas of African American studies, anthropology, Asian studies, ecology, economics, education, finance, history, language and literature, mathematics, philosophy, political science, population studies, sociology, and statistics have been digitized starting with the very first issues, many of which date from the 1800's. New titles and fields are being added regularly.
Literati by Credo| Usage Help - NEW
Provides full-text e-reference books available through the Literati collection as well as news, full-text articles, videos, and images available in Pearson Library’s other subscription resources. With Literati Topic Pages, students can find scholarly, authoritative reference information about all major subjects. Tools like the Literati Mind Map help students to navigate from research prompt to A+ research paper. The Literati collection is comprised of everything from subject encyclopedias to primary source materials, including the handbooks of research and dictionaries found in between. The dynamic tables and high quality multimedia found in this authoritative, citable content engages users while providing them with the context that they’ll need to continue their research in your library’s subject-specific resources.
MEDLINE with Full Text (EBSCO)| Usage Help | Tutorial
MEDLINE with Full Text provides the authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and pre-clinical sciences found on MEDLINE, plus the database provides full text for more than 1,470 journals indexed in MEDLINE.
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print (EBSCO)| Usage Help
Mental Measurements Yearbook provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,700 contemporary testing instruments. MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within psychology, education, business, and leadership. MMY Archive includes all yearbooks with over 7,000 full text reviews. Tests in Print serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides vital information including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).
National Newspapers Core (ProQuest)| Usage Help
Search the top newspapers in the country, including the LA Times, NY Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and Christian Science Monitor. Full-text coverage from the 1980's. Detailed indexing helps users quickly find the news information they need.
OmniFile Full Text Mega (Wilson)| Usage Help | Tutorial
The database contains a wealth of essential material for learning and detailed research in a single, easily-searched database. With the full text of articles from over 2,500 publications, and indexing and abstracts from nearly 3,600 publications, this database provides invaluable support for research in all core undergraduate subjects and for cross-disciplinary work.
Oxford Journals Online - SCELC| Usage Help
Oxford Journals Online is a collection of 238 academic and research journals covering a broad range of subject areas (including the Humanities, Social Sciences, Life Sciences, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, Medicine and Law), two-thirds of which are published in collaboration with learned societies and other international organizations.
PAIS (ProQuest)| Usage Help
Contains abstracts from articles, books, conference proceedings, government documents, book chapters, and statistical directories, research reports, and more about public affairs. Includes historical perspectives on many 20th century social and public policies. Search together with other ProQuest Social Science databases for a more in-depth search.
PEP - Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing| Usage Help
PEP is a digital archive of many of the major works of psychoanalysis. PEP Archive 1 version 10 (1871-2007) contains the complete full-text of 42 premier psychoanalytic journals, complete versions of 58 classic psychoanalytic texts and all 24 volumes of the Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud. Abstracts of current journal content are also available.
PsycARTICLES (EBSCO)| Usage Help
Includes more than 150,000 full-text articles from nearly 80 peer-reviewed journals published by APA and allied organizations, as well as errata and letters to the editor on general psychology and specialized basic, applied, clinical, and theoretical research in psychology, including topics such as: abnormal psychology, addictive behaviors, adult development and aging, comparative psychology , educational psychology, experimental psychology, family psychology, history of psychology, interpersonal relations and group processes, personality psychology, psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, rehabilitation psychology.
PsycBOOKS (EBSCO)| Usage Help
PsycBOOKS, contains of more than 32,000 chapters in PDF from almost 2,000 books published by APA and other distinguished publishers. Includes almost 1,500 classic books of landmark historical impact in psychology dating from the 1600s, and the exclusive electronic release of more than 1,500 authored entries from the APA/Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Psychology. This database also contains digitized content of historical significance from the Archives of the History of American Psychology (AHAP) collection.
PsycCRITIQUES (EBSCO)| Usage Help
PsycCRITIQUES, produced by the American Psychological Association (APA), is an electronic serial of book reviews featuring full text reviews of current scholarly and professional books in psychology. The database also contains critiques of popular films and trade books from a psychological perspective. Approximately 40,000 reviews are included, dating back to 1956. PsycCRITIQUES is indexed with controlled vocabulary from APA's Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms.
PsychiatryOnline and DSM Premium| Usage Help
PsychiatryOnline is a powerful web-based portal that features DSM-IV-TR®—the most widely used psychiatric reference in the world—and The American Journal of Psychiatry. Also includes full text access to journals like, Academic Psychiatry, Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences Psychosomatics, and Psychiatric News, for the latest developments in the field.
PsycINFO (EBSCO)| Usage Help
Includes journal articles, chapters, books, dissertations, and reports on psychology and related fields. PsycINFO offers more than 3 million citations and summaries dating back to the 1600s, 99% of which are peer-reviewed. Journal coverage from the 1800s to present comes from about 2,500 periodicals.
PsycTESTS (APA PsycNET)| Usage Help | Tutorial - NEW
PsycTESTS® is a research database that provides access to psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessments as well as descriptive information about the test and its development and administration.
PubMed| Usage Help - NEW
A free database accessing eferences and abstracts on life sciences and biomedical topics. PubMed has over 21.0 million records going back to 1966, selectively to the year 1865, and very selectively to 1809; about 500,000 new records are added each year. As of 1 July 2011, 11.9 million articles are listed with their abstracts and 3.3 million articles are available full-text for free.
SAGE Knowledge & Corwin e-Book Collection| Usage Help | Tutorial
SAGE Knowledge is a customized collection of e-books covering the field of Education. CLU’s subscription features 85 full-text titles from the Corwin e-Book Collection and 63 titles from the E-Reference Collection. The Corwin e-books cover the fields of Teacher Education, Special Education, Counseling and Guidance, Educational Administration and Educational Leadership. Titles include works from best-selling Corwin authors such as Charlotte Danielson, Michael Fullan, Kaye Burke, Douglas Reeves, Randall Lindsey, Cara Shores, Carolyn Chapman, Michael Barber, David Sousa, and Jim Knight.
SAGE Premier| Usage Help
The SAGE Premier package includes leading international peer-reviewed titles, including high-impact research journals published on behalf of over 245 scholarly and professional societies. SAGE journals cover a wide range of subject areas, including business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, and medicine. SAGE Premier includes access to 550+ SAGE journal titles, comprising over 264,000+ full-text articles.
SAGE Reference Online| Usage Help
Provides access to ten excellent reference titles. The selected subject encyclopedias are indexed and searchable and include all tables, charts and images from the print editions. Subjects include anthropology, children and the media, counseling, educational leadership, environment and society, geography, green energy, play in society, psychological assessment, and sports medicine.
Sage Research Methods Online| Usage Help | Tutorial
SAGE Research Methods Online (SRMO) is a research tool supported by a newly devised taxonomy that links content and methods terms. It is the place to go for independent research in social science methods, delivering material across the breadth of this area of: quantitative methods, qualitative methods, mixed methods and research design. SRMO contains 600 books and reference titles, 140+ journal articles and 15+ videos, and the entire "Little Green Book" and "Little Blue Book" series.
SCOPUS| Usage Help
SCOPUS is an abstract and indexing database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources which includes 45.5 million records, 70% with abstracts, from over 19,000 journals, many with full-text links. Perform literature searches and keep current with what is going on within your area of interest. This database includes the ability to search for authors and citations as well as patents and web resources.
Social Sciences Full Text (Wilson)| Usage Help | Tutorial
Social Sciences Full Text™ provides access to a wide assortment of the most important English-language social science journals. Social Sciences Full Text™ includes full text of articles from some 215 journals dating as far back as 1995
SpringerLink (Formerly Kluwer Online)| Usage Help
Full-text SpringerLink provides instant access to one of the most respected and expanding collections of scholarly and scientific writing available today. The SpringerLink Journals offer access to 2,638 peer-reviewed journals and 47,441 books, articles indexed by ISI/links from Web of Science, CSA and other databases, and additional features such as Articles in Advance and enhanced searching capabilities.
WilsonWeb Mobile| Usage Help
WilsonWeb Mobile provides “anytime, anywhere” access to WilsonWeb databases, marrying the versatile searching, trusted information, and practical tools for which WilsonWeb is renowned with smart-phone convenience. WilsonWeb Mobile tools such as the ReadSpeaker text-to-speech converter, emailing of results, library co-branding and more multiply the benefits of having WilsonWeb as near as your cell phone.
From Electronic Journals
- Print Journals
- The Journal of Psychology
- Psychology in the Schools
- Journal of Health & Social Behavior
- Journal of Abnormal Psychology
- Child Development
- Journal of Experimental Child Psychology
- Elementary School & Guidance Counseling
- Psychological Reports
- Journal of Humanistic Psychology
- Journal of Social Issues
- The Journal of Philosophy
- Journal of School Psychology
- Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development
- The Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology
- Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology
- Web Guides
Tutorials on Research
Used with permission of Margie Ruppel, University of Southern Indiana
- Identifying Scholarly Journal Articles & Research Studies (Quantitative & Qualitative)
- Constructing a Literature Review
- Introduction to ICPSR: Resources for Psychology (Webinar)
- Introduction to ICPSR: Resources for Psychology (PowerPoint Slides)