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PsycINFO Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Index, summaries, and links to full text when available of journal articles, book chapters, full books, dissertations, and technical reports in psychology and related fields.

Academic Search Complete Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available Resource contains images
Index and full text of magazines, newspapers, reports, conference proceedings, and scholarly journals in a wide variety of disciplines.

ATLA Religion with Full Text Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Index and full text of biblical studies, world religions, church history, and religious perspectives on social issues.

Highwire Press Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Highwire Press is an archive of scholarly articles in the sciences produced by Stanford University Libraries.

JSTOR Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
An electronic repository of full-text journals in a variety of disciplines, Jstor includes the full text of journals starting from the origin of their publication, but often does not have the most recent 2-5 years.

Publications in the Field

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Search for a journal, magazine, or other periodical by its exact title, the beginning words of the title, or words within the title. You can also browse by Category for journals in your field of interest.

Reference Materials

21st Century Psychology: A Reference Handbook Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Chapters provide material of interest for students from all corners of psychological studies, whether their interests be in the biological, cognitive, developmental, social, or clinical arenas. Offers full coverage of major subthemes and subfields within the field of psychology, including social, developmental, cognitive, biological, clinical, and methodology.

APA Dictionary of Psychology On campus use only
With over 25,000 terms and definitions, the Dictionary encompasses all areas of research and application, and includes coverage of concepts, processes, and therapies across all the major subdisciplines of psychology.
Call number: REF BF31 .A65 2007

Encyclopedia of Psychology On campus use only
This eight-volume encyclopedia covers all aspects of psychology.  Entries tend to be several pages long, and include bibliographies for futher reading.
Call number: REF BF31 .E562 2000

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
This is an electronic version of the the 4th Edition of the Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology.  This resource includes detailed entries on all aspects of psychology along with bibliographies for futher reading.

Encyclopedias on Psychology Topics (Sage) Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Our collection of Sage reference books includes several encyclopedias applicable to the psychology field, including:

Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Includes entries on a broad array of issues and covers the breadth of psychology viewed through the lens of the racial and ethnic minority experience. The Encyclopedia addresses culture across a broad spectrum of psychological perspectives and includes topics that are relevant to social psychology, cognitive psychology, environmental psychology, cross-cultural psychology, and clinical psychology

MedlinePLUS Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from National Library of Medicine (NLM), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. MedlinePlus has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and the latest health news.

Mental Measurements Yearbook On campus use only
The Mental Measurements Yearbook series provides "test reviews, providing evaluative information to promote and encourage informed test selection. Typical MMY test entries include descriptive information, one or two professional reviews, and reviewer references. To be reviewed in the MMY a test must be commercially available, be published in the English language, and be new, revised, or widely used since it last appeared in the MMY series."

Use the MMY online search to find out if a review of a particular test has been published and, if so, in which volume. The Library currently has the 11th through 19th volumes.
Call number: Z5814.P8 T45


CDC Data & Statistics: Mental Health Unrestricted Resource
Information on access to mental health and mental illness (MH/MI) surveillance data sources is provided on various MH/MI topics. Data sources include the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), and the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). Relevant statistics are also presented.

National Institute of Mental Health Statistics Unrestricted Resource
Understanding the scope of mental health problems and treatment in the United States is central to NIMH’s mission. This resource represents an extensive collection of their best statistics on the prevalence, treatment, and costs of mental disorders. Equally important are sections that have been included on mental health-related disability and on suicide.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive (SAMHDA) Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
SAMHDA provides public-use data files, file documentation, and access to restricted-use data files to support a better understanding of this critical area of public health.

WHO Mental Health Atlas 2014 (PDF) Unrestricted Resource
"WHO’s Mental Health Atlas series has established itself as the most comprehensive and widely used source of information on the global mental health situation.

This new edition of Mental Health Atlas, carried out in 2014, assumes new importance as a repository of mental health information in WHO Member States because it is providing much of the baseline data against which progress towards the objectives and targets of the Comprehensive Mental Health Action Plan 2013-2020 is to be measured."


Counseling and Therapy in Video Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Resource contains video
Alexander Street Counseling's Counseling and Therapy in Video provides an online collection of video for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling.

Filmakers Library Online (Volume 1) Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Resource contains video
Filmakers Library Online provides award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum—race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. It presents points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions world-wide.


Google Scholar Unrestricted Resource
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.

PsychCentral Unrestricted Resource
An independent mental health social network for lay persons and clinical professions. Includes topics, quizzes, information on psychological drugs, blogs and books.


American Psychological Association Unrestricted Resource
The American Psychological Association is the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States. Their mission is to advance the creation, communication and application of psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve people's lives. Website features information about a number of psychology topics, publications, news and events, job listings, and a psychology help center.

Association for Psychological Science Unrestricted Resource
The Association for Psychological Science (previously the American Psychological Society) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of scientific psychology and its representation at the national and international level. Website includes an employment network and publication information.