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Academic Complete Ebrary| Usage Help
A growing collection of more than 110,000 titles in all academic subject areas, most published since 2004. ebrary offers authoritative ebooks along with powerful tools to help you find, use, and manage the information you need. NOTE: Once on the Ebrary website click Sign In link (upper right corner) to utilize the Bookshelf functionality.

Academic OneFile (GALE)| Usage Help | Tutorial
User Account Tutorial
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 OneFile contains 61,276,315 articles updated as recently as September 2, 2014. All articles have been published between 1980 and 2014.

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 4,600 journals, including more than 3,900 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 for a total of 1,277 videos.

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. Annual Reviews publications are among the most highly cited in the scientific literature, and are available in print and online to individuals, institutions, and consortia throughout the world. Collection includes over 30,000 review articles and more than 41,000 figures and images.

Annual Reviews Mobile| Usage Help | Tutorial
Mobile Tutorial
The Annual Reviews mobile website provides a personalized browsing, searching, and reading experience optimized for iOS, Android, and BlackBerry devices. To access the Annual Reviews website via a supported mobile device, use your device’s web browser to open You will be automatically directed to the mobile site to browse, search, and read Annual Reviews journal articles. To learn more about the features of our mobile website visit

APA Ebooks & Handbooks in Psychology| 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. Today, APA is the world's largest association of psychologists, with 54 divisions and nearly 130,000 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students as its members.

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:

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.

Choice Reviews Online| Usage Help - NEW
Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries is the premier source for reviews of academic books and digital resources of interest to scholars and students in higher education.

Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works (ASP)| Usage Help | Tutorial
Advanced Search Tutorial
Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works is a searchable collection containing real transcripts of counseling and therapy sessions and first-person narratives illuminating the experience of mental illness and treatment, as well as reference works to contextualize the primary material. The database contains more than 2,000 session transcripts, 44,000 pages of client narratives, and 25,000 pages of secondary reference material.

Counseling and Therapy in Video (ASP)| Usage Help | Tutorial - NEW
Counseling & Therapy provides a large and rich collection of video for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. Students and scholars can study, observe, and experience a wide variety of different therapy and counseling methods and approaches as practiced by experts in their field. 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.

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
This database is the world’s most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day and offering full text for graduate works added since 1997, along with selected full text for works written prior to 1997. 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 110,000 titles in all academic subject areas, most published since 2004. ebrary offers authoritative ebooks along with powerful tools to help you find, use, and manage the information you need. NOTE: Once on the Ebrary website click Sign In link (upper right corner) to utilize the Bookshelf functionality.

EBSCOhost Mobile| Usage Help | Tutorial
Mobile 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. The collection provides indexing and abstracts for more than 2,850 academic periodicals and includes full text for more than 1,800 journals, 550 books and monographs, education-related conference papers, citations for over 4 million articles including book reviews and over 100,000 controlled and cross-referenced names of educational tests. 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.

ERIC - Education Research (EBSCOhost)| Usage Help
Advanced Search Tutorial | Thesaurus Feature Tutorial
ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources. The database contains more than 1.3 million records and provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.
NOTE: If this is an ERIC Document - please check to see if it is available at 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
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.

Journal Citation Reports: Social Sciences Edition - ISI Web of Knowledge| Usage Help | Tutorial
JCR 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
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. JSTOR currently includes more than 2,000 academic journals, dating back to the first volume ever published, along with thousands of monographs and other materials relevant for education. We have digitized more than 50 million pages and continue to digitize approximately 3 million pages annually.

Kanopy| Usage Help
Kanopy is an online database that features 4,805 videos on every subject imaginable.

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. Of those, nearly 1,450 have cover-to-cover indexing in MEDLINE. And of those, 558 are not found with full text in any version of Academic Search, Health Source or Biomedical Reference Collection.

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, 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
Bibliography Tutorial
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.

Research Companion (ProQuest)| Usage Help - NEW
Multimedia-based information literacy resource. It is build to help students do more effective scholarly research and to support educators as they teach the core information literacy principles of finding, evaluating, and using information.

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 eBooks| Usage Help
CalLutheran Springer eBooks collection includes 297 titles. The collection includes Behavior Science titles (2005-2010).

SpringerLink Journals| Usage Help
The library provides access to a full collection of Springer Journals (archival & current content) that includes over 2,600 journals from volume 1, Issue 1. The 11 distinct subject disciplines include: • Behavioral Sciences • Biomedical and Life Sciences • Business and Economics • Chemistry and Materials Science • Computer Science • Earth and Environmental Sciences • Engineering • Humanities, Social Sciences and Law • Mathematics • Medicine • Physics and Astronomy

The University of Chicago Press Journals| Usage Help - NEW
Provides access to almost 70 scholarly publications that cover a wide range of disciplines from the humanities and the social sciences to the life and physical sciences.

Wiley Online Library| Usage Help - NEW
Wiley Online Library hosts the world's broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. Pearson Library provides access to the multidisciplinary e-journals package with over 1360 full-text journals and over 3,000 e-books, including many formerly published by Blackwell.

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.

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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
  • LifeStyles
  • Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development
  • The Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology
  • Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology
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