Research Guides: Psychology

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Project Muse Restricted Resource Some full text available
  • US History
  • Humanities and social science
  • Scholarly Journals, Book Reviews, Theater Reviews, Pamphlets
  • All full-text, PDF


Credo Reference Restricted Resource Some full text available
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Handbooks
  • All full-text

JSTOR Restricted Resource Some full text available
  • Art History, Business, Economics, Education, History, Literature, Mathematics, Music, Social Sciences
  • Scholarly Journals, Book Reviews, Theater Reviews, Pamphlets
  • All full-text, PDF
  • Archival coverage of journals back to first issue
  • Moving wall embargo – full-text may not be available for most current 1-5 years, depending on publication 

PsycArticles Restricted Resource Some full text available
  • Psychology
  • Scholarly Journals
  • All full-text
  • Content from journals published by the APA (American Psychological Association)

ScienceDirect Restricted Resource Some full text available
  • Sciences, Psychology, Medicine, Nursing
  • Scholarly Journals, E-books, Handbooks
  • Many full-text articles; some articles have citation and abstract information only

SocIndex Restricted Resource Some full text available
  • Sociology
  • Scholarly Journals, ebooks, Conference Proceedings
  • EBSCOHost search interface

Wiley Library Online Restricted Resource Some full text available
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Scholarly Journals, Encyclopedias, Handbooks, E-books, Manuals
  • Some full-text articles; some articles have citation information only


Aggression and Conflict: A Cross-Cultural Encyclopedia
Print Location: HM136 .L46
Reference Collection
Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social Psychology
Print Location: HM251 .B476
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Concise Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science
Print Location: BF31.E52 2004
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Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology
Print Location: BF31.E52 2010
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Encyclopedia of Applied Psychology
Print Location: BF636.E52 2004
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3 volumes
Encyclopedia of Human Emotions
Print Location: BF531 .E55 1999
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2 volumes
Encyclopedia of Mental Health
Print Location: RC437.K34 2008
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Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology
Print Location: GN502.E63 2006
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Encyclopedia of Obesity and Eating Disorders
Print Location: RC552.E18 C37 2000
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Encyclopedia of Phobias, Fears, and Anxieties
Print Location: RC535.D63 2000
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Encyclopedia of Schizophrenia and other Psychotic Disorders
Print Location: RC514.N63 2000
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Encyclopedia of School Psychology
Print Location: LB1027.55.E523 2005
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Encyclopedia of Sleep and Dreaming
Print Location: BF1078 .E63 1993
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Encyclopedia of Sleep and Sleep Disorders
Print Location: RC547.Y34 2001
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Human Sexuality: An Encyclopedia
Print Location: HQ9 .H846 1994
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APA Dictionary of Psychology
Print Location: BF31.A65 2007

Biographical Dictionary of Psychology
Print Location: BF109.A1 B56 1997
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Campbell's Psychiatric Dictionary
Print Location: RC437.H5 2004
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Dictionary of Cognitive Science
Print Location: BF311.V56713 2004
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Dictionary of Psychology
Print Location: BF31.C65 2006
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Psychoanalytic Terms & Concepts
Print Location: RC501.4.P79 1990
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Handbooks & Guides

American Psychiatric Press Textbook of Psychiatry
Print Location: RC454 .A419 1999
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Child Maltreatment: Photographic Reference
Print Location: RA1122.5 .C49 1998
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2 volumes
Child Psychology : A Handbook of Contemporary Issues
Print Location: BF721.C5155 2006
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Comparative Psychology: A Handbook
Print Location: BF671 .C615 1998
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Cross-Cultural Psychology: Research and Applications
Print Location: GN502 .C76 1992
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Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders : DSM-5
Print Location: RC455.2.C4 D54 2013
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Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-IV
Print Location: RC455.2.C4.D54 1994
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Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-IV-TR
Print Location: RC455.2.C4.D536 2000
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Great Psychologists and their Times
Print Location: BF109.A1 S56 2002
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Handbook of Emotions, 2nd. ed
Print Location: BF561 .H35 2000
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Handbook of Forensic Psychology : Resource for Mental Health and Legal Professionals
Print Location: RA1148 .H362 2004
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Handbook of International Psychology
Print Location: BF121.H2115 2004
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Handbook of Multicultural Counseling
Print Location: BF637 .C6 H3174
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Handbook of Personality Disorders :Theory, Research, and Treatment
Print Location: RC554 .H36 2001
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Handbook of Psychology (Forensic Psychology) v.11
Print Location: BF121.H1955 2003
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Handbook of Social and Clinical Psychology: The Health Perspective
Print Location: RC467 .H29 1990
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Handbook of Social Psychology
Print Location: HM1011.H37 2010
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2 volumes
Handbook of Stress, Coping, and Health
Print Location: QP82.2 .S8 .H357 2000
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Human Growth and Development
Print Location: QP84 .C26 1998
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Mental Disorders of the New Millennium
Print Location: RC454 .M462 2006
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3 volumes
Oxford Companion to Emotion and the Affective Sciences
Print Location: BF531.O94 2009
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Psychology of Sexual Victimization: A Handbook
Print Location: HV6556 .P78 1999
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Social Psychology: Handbook of Basic Principles
Print Location: HM251 .S6743
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Women in Psychology: a Bio-Bibliographic Sourcebook
Print Location: BF109.A1W65
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Psychology Today
Print Location: Magazine Lounge


Classics in the History of Psychology
Source: York University, Toronto, Canada -- links to articles by pioneers in psychology. Documents sorted by topic and author.
Cognitive Development and Intelligence
Source: Adam Winsler, PhD., George Mason University -- contains articles and related links to information and research on the following topics: Piaget, Vygotsky, intelligence and information processing.
Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders
Source: Advameg, Inc., (also listed on Rutgers University Psychology Subject Directory) -- searchable encyclopedia of psychological disorders.
Encyclopedia of Psychology
Source: Jacksonville State University, Dept. of Psychology -- a subject directory in psychology related topics.
Healthy Minds. Health Lives.
Source: American Psychiatric Association -- includes a comprehensive list of resources and fact sheets on mental health topics.
Human Intelligence
Source: Indiana University, Dr. Jonathan Plucker -- includes biographical profiles of people who have influenced the development of intelligence theory and testing, in-depth articles exploring current controversies related to human intelligence, and resources for teachers. Recognized by Psychology Today magazine.
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis
Source: Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, Inc. -- links to academic articles in the field of experimental behavioral analysis. Free access to articles through PubMed Central six months after journal publication.
National Institute of Mental Health
Source: US Government, National Institutes of Health -- the largest scientific organization in the world dedicated to research focused on the understanding, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders and the promotion of mental health.
Psych Central
Source: John M. Grohol, Psy.D -- independent mental health social network created and run by mental health professionals. One of Time Magazine’s Top 50 Best Websites of 2008.
Psychology Today Website
Source: Psychology Today Magazine
Online component of popular magazine.
Science Odyssey, People and Discoveries: Human Behavior
Source: PBS -- biographies of pioneers in the field of behavioral science and descriptions of treatments and therapies
Social Psychology Network
Source: Scott Pious, PhD. -- Social Psychology Network is an educational website with links to additional sources, open access journals, news articles and more. Dr. Scott Pious who holds a PhD. in psychology from Stanford University founded the site. It is supported by more than 1,500 members including the National Science Foundation, McGraw Hill and the America Psychological Association.


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  • HQ19-30.7 -- Sexual behavior and attitudes. Sexuality
  • LB1050.9-1091 -- Educational psychology
  • RC435 - 571 -- Psychiatry
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