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Subject: Psychology databases

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  1. 1st  Psycinfo (APA)   

Psychology research guide

Psychology titles

  • Academic Search Premier   

    Multidisciplinary indexing/full-text database that covers scholarly journal articles back to 1975. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • AccessScience   

    Science full-text reference database that covers encyclopedia articles, biographies, media, study aids and news sources. On a McGraw-Hill platform.

  • Ageline   

    Major gerontology indexing database that covers journals, books and reports back to 1978. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • ALTBIB Alternatives to Animal Testing    UW login not required

    The ALTBIB Alternatives to Animal Testing portal provides access to PubMed® and MEDLINE® citations relevant to alternatives to the use of live vertebrates in biomedical research and testing. Many citations provide access to free full text.

  • Behavioral and Mental Health Online   

    Collection of video and text in the area of mental health. Includes clinical mental health demonstrations, therapy sessions, documentaries on the human condition, psychotherapy transcripts, as well client narratives and reference works. On the Alexander Street platform.

  • Book Citation Index   

    Index to scholarly books with citation information in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Part of the Web of Science Core Collection on the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Cochrane Library   

    Medical indexing/full-text database that provide systematic reviews, controlled trials, methodology register, reviews of effects, health technology assessment and economic evaluations. On a Wiley platform.

  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index   

    Index to conference proceedings in the sciences and social sciences. Part of the Web of Science Core Collection on the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Current Contents Connect   

    Database providing complete tables of contents, abstracts, and bibliographic information from the most recently published issues of leading scholarly journals. On the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Data Citation Index   

    Index of data studies and data sets in international repositories, covering social sciences, physical sciences, life sciences, and arts & humanities, with citation information. On the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Diagnosing Mental Disorders   

    Database of videos examining various characteristics, diagnoses, co-morbidities, and differential diagnoses using the DSM-5™ and the ICD-10. On the Alexander Street platform.

  • Essential Science Indicators   

    Science research analysis database showing publication performance statistics and trends data based on journal article publication counts and citation data from Thomson Reuters databases. On the InCites platform.

  • Family and Society Studies Worldwide   

    Major family and human development indexing database that covers journals, books, conference papers, theses and government documents back to 1970. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • Filmakers Library Online Volumes 1 & 2   

    Multidisciplinary video-streaming platform presenting award-winning documentaries and independent films. The collection contains 1,019 films and 806 hours of content. Transcripts are available for 87% of the collection. On the Alexander Street Press platform.

  • Fuente Academica   

    Multidisciplinary indexing/full-text eJournal database that covers scholarly journal articles from Latin America, Portugal and Spain. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • Mental Measurements Yearbook   

    Full-text reference database of this important guide to standardized tests. On the EBSCOhost platform. Simultaneous user limit of 4.

  • Oxford Handbooks Online   

    Database of articles published in Oxford University Press handbooks. Full text available for select subject areas.

  • Periodicals Index Online   

    Multidisciplinary indexing database that indexes journal articles from 1665 to 1995. On the Chadwyck-Healey platform.

  • ProQuest Central   

    Database platform that includes 100-some other indexing, full-text and reference databases (listed separately). On the ProQuest platform.

  • PsycArticles (APA)   

    Psychology indexing/full-text database that includes the American Psychology Association eJournals. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • PsychiatryOnline   

    PsychiatryOnline is a web-based portal that features psychiatric references from American Psychiatric Publishing, including journals, handbooks, textbooks, and the most recent edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).

  • Psychological Experiments Online   

    Psychological Experiments Online is a multimedia collection that synthesizes the most important psychological experiments of the 20th and 21st centuries, fostering deeper levels of understanding for students and scholars alike. These experiments have far-reaching impacts on fields as diverse as sociology, business, advertising, economics, political science, law, ethics, and the arts.

  • Psychology (Gale OneFile)   

    Aimed at students, psychologists, counselors, counselees, behavioral scientists, and other researchers, the Psychology Collection is a database containing over 3.1 million articles. It brings together information found in nearly 300 journals, with a strong emphasis on full-text titles cited in PsycINFO.

  • Psychology Database   

    Psychology Database provides abstracts and indexing of key psychology journals, in addition to full-text dissertations representing a range of psychology disciplines including behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial, personality, physiological, psychobiology, psychometrics and social psychology. It also provides coverage of related disciplines including genetics, psychology of business and economics, communication, criminology, addiction, neurology, social welfare, and more.

  • Psycinfo (APA)   

    Major psychology indexing database that covers journals, books, and dissertations back to the 1800s. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • PsycTests (APA)   

    Psychology indexing/full-text database that includes the American Psychology Association tests and measures. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • PubMed    UW login not required

    Medical indexing/full-text database that provides public access to MEDLINE (see separately) and full-text on PubMed Central and other publisher websites. On the NCBI platform.

  • SAGE Knowledge   

    Provides access to e-books, reference works, and streaming videos in the subject areas of business & management; counseling & psychotherapy; criminology & criminal justice; education; geography, earth & environmental science; health & social care; media, communication & cultural studies; politics & international relations; psychology; and sociology.

  • Sage Research Methods   

    Collection of books, reference works, journal articles, and instructional videos covering the full range of research methods used in the social and behavioral sciences, plus a wide range of methods commonly used in science, technology, medicine, and the humanities. Also includes interactive tools to assist in the planning of research projects and the exploration of methods.

  • Sex & Sexuality   

    Collection of digitized primary sources collated by prominent sex researchers and sexologists, from the Kinsey Institute Library and Special Collections. Includes correspondence, research papers and records spanning the tenures of the first three Institute directors; Dr Alfred C. Kinsey (1947-1956), Dr Paul H. Gebhard (1956-1982) and Dr June Reinisch (1982-1993). NOTE: This database contains text and images that some may find distressing or offensive.

  • Social Sciences Citation Index   

    Social science indexing database covering journal articles and citation information back to 1956. Part of Web of Science on the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Social Work Reference Center   

    Social Work Reference Center is an information resource for social workers and mental health professionals. It covers a wide array of topics such as adolescent health, aging, end-of-life care, clinical social work, and diversity.

  • Web of Science (core collection)   

    Multidisciplinary indexing database that combines journal citation index databases in arts & humanities, social sciences and sciences, as well as conference proceedings and book citation indexes. The Current Chemical Reactions and Index Chemicus databases are also included in the Core Collection. All component databases can be searched separately as well.

  • Wiley Online Library   

    Multidisciplinary collection of library-licensed journals and ebooks published by Wiley and associated publishers.


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