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Reference materials: almanacs, encyclopedias, and other informational guides relevant to research in Psychology. Please note that this is just a sampling - there are many others located in the same sections as the ones listed below.

Reference Materials

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  EBSCO eBook Collection

Search and browse reference resources including encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, handbooks, thesauri and more.

 The Dream Encyclopedia

 ref  BF  1091  .L53  1995

 Handbook of Psychology (12 vols.)

 ref  BF  121  .H1955  2003

 Encyclopedia of Psychology (8 vols.)

 ref  BF  31  .E52  2000

 Dictionary of Behavioral Science

 ref  BF  31  W64

 Encyclopedia of Ethics

 ref  BJ  63  .E45  1992

 Encyclopedia of School Psychology

 ref  LB  1027  .55  .E523  2005

 DSM-IV TR:  Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

 ref  RC  455.2  .C4  D536  2000

 DSM-IV TM:  Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

 ref  RC  455.2  .C4  D54  1994

 Handbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry  (4 vols.)

 ref  RJ  499.3  .H356  1996

 DSM-IV TR  Casebook

 ref RC  455.2  .C4  D536  2000  suppl.



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Academic Search Complete

Magazines and journals on many subjects, includes peer-reviewed and scholarly works.

Directory of Open Access Journals
"Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals" covering all disciplines; SEE: PSYCHOLOGY
ISI Web of Science: Science Citation Index

Indexes over 5,900 science journals, with citation cross-referencing. 


Full-text articles in over 375 core academic journals with backfiles lacking only the most recent 3 -5 years. 

Project Muse

Full-text scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences 

ProQuest Research Library

Information from over 1,800 newspapers and periodicals on a wide range of topics, including the arts, business, humanities, health, social sciences,and sciences


Full text access to 59 journals - 48 published by the American Psychological Association (APA) and 11 from allied organizations

Elsevier's scholarly journal collections w/limited full text.  Please use Interlibrary Loan services to obtain full-text articles

SocINDEX with Full Text
 Offers comprehensive coverage of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study.

Additional Web Sites


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APA Documentation

A guide to the APA Publication Manual, 5th ed. 

APA Style Electronic Formats

An APA style guide for citing electronic resources.

Encyclopedia of Psychology

A virtual library of original research and thousands of links to Web sites

General Social Survey


contains a standard 'core' of demographic, behavioral, and attitudinal questions, plus topics of special interest.


Provides access to articles in the natural sciences, some of them free. 

Psych Central


Annotated guides to the most useful  Web sites, newsgroups, and mailing lists in mental health, psychology, social work, and psychiatry 


APA's Web index for the best in psychology. 


One of the oldest, largest, and most student-friendly sites. 

Psychology with Style

A hypertext guide to writing research reports 


Searches for science articles, reprints, reports, etc. 

Social Psychology Network

Comprehensive index with over 3,000 psychology-related Web resources.

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