- American Psychological Association resource for abstracts, with links to some full text, of scholarly articles, books, and dissertations. Largest resource of peer-reviewed literature from 1887 to the present.
Use the Advanced Search page and select a Classification Code (PDF version) and/or a Methodology Field Value (PDF version) for more precise search results.
- (Social Science Full Text) Coverage of journals across all the social sciences, with an easy-to-navigate interface and sophisticated searching tools.
- Classic encyclopedia for psychology, updated in 2010 and now searchable and browsable online.
Films on Demand Psychology Videos
Over 1,200 films related to psychology. Each video is broken down into 2-6 minute clips, called segments.
Other Relevant Databases
- Science Direct
Our largest database for the sciences and social sciences, including psychology, providing full text access to scholarly journals often unavailable on other databases.
American Psychological Association source of full text peer-reviewed scholarly articles in psychology with more than 140,000 articles published by the APA, and its allied organizations.
- Encyclopedia of Group Processes & Intergroup Relations
Key encyclopedia for understanding group behavior and interactions. Covers small groups and large scale corporate or international relations. Strong coverage of theories, leadership, techniques, anxiety, discrimination, and group pressures.
- ProQuest Social Sciences databases
Search across 11 databases in ProQuest that relate to the social sciences: Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress, Sociological Abstracts, GenderWatch, ProQuest Criminal Justice, ProQuest Research Library Social Sciences, etc. Some full text included.
- Health Reference Center
Database drawing from a wide range of health-related encyclopedias, offers good coverage of psychological disorders.
- Sage Premier Journals
Thousands of full text, peer-reviewed journal articles on psychology topics.
- ERIC via Ebsco
Education Resource Information Center, a full text database providing access to educational research, with coverage of the psychology of education, learning disabilities and related fields.
- Academic Search Premier
Multidisciplinary database with over 800 psychology-related periodicals, most peer-reviewed, some full text.
- MEDLINE (PubMed)
Search nearly 17 million records covering medical literature from 1948-Present. Limited full text. Also available from FirstSearch.
- BioMed Central
Open access scholarly journals with coverage of the biological and neurological aspects of behavior and the brain. Free registration required.
- ProQuest Dissertations & Theses
Over 750,000 downloadable full text dissertations and theses, covering a wide range of graduate research topics, including psychology.
American Psychological Association
APA Publication Manual, 6th ed., 2008
(REF 808.06615 P96AP)
APA Style Guide (Mahoney Library)
Books on psychology have call numbers in the 100's and 600's. Reference books are on the main floor in the Reference Room. All other books are on the upper floor (100's - right, 600's - left).