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The Lawrence Tech Library created this guide to help you efficiently research topics in PSYCHOLOGY. It contains the following sections:
GETTING STARTED - links to research help, search term ideas and the top databases for locating scholarly articles in psychology.
PRINT/REFERENCE - includes the call numbers to books on psychology to make it easier for students to locate them. This section also has links to several reference eBooks on psychology and well as links to online collections of psychology eBooks.
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Academic Search Complete This link opens in a new window
Academic Search Complete offers an enormous collection of full-text journals, providing users access to critical information from many sources unique to this database. In addition, it includes peer-reviewed full text for STEM research, as well as for the social sciences and humanities. Scholarly content covers a broad range of important areas of academic study, including anthropology, engineering, law, sciences and more.
Business Databases (EBSCO) This link opens in a new window
An excellent starting point for topics related to business, leadership, finance & economics. Searches Business Abstracts with Full Text, Business Source Complete, Entrepreneurial Studies Source, OmniFile Full Text Select and Regional Business News.
CINAHL This link opens in a new window
Nurses, allied health professionals, researchers, nurse educators and students depend on the CINAHL Database to research their subject areas from this authoritative index of nursing and allied health journals.
ERIC This link opens in a new window
ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is an authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources. Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, it is an essential tool for education researchers of all kinds.
OmniFile Full Text Select (H.W. Wilson) This link opens in a new window
This full-text database contains a wealth of essential material for learning and research across the disciplines, including topical coverage of ethnic studies, women's studies and history. 1,600 full-text journals from all subject areas.
Proquest Psychology + PsycArticles This link opens in a new window
Two powerful search tools in one. APA PsycArticles offers full-text articles for journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association and Hogrefe & Huber. Psychology Database provides abstracts and indexing for key Psychology titles, many which are available in full text. Many titles are indexed in PsycINFO. Coverage ranges from behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial and social psychology, along with personality, psychobiology and psychometrics.
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection This link opens in a new window
This full-text database is an essential tool for psychologists, counselors, researchers and students, providing extensive coverage for a broad range of subjects in the fields of psychology, behavioral sciences and related disciplines.
PubMed This link opens in a new window
Millions of citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Differs from PubMedCentral in that not all articles are full-text.
PubMedCentral This link opens in a new window
Peer-reviewed open-access full-text journals
SAGE Journals This link opens in a new window
The SAGE Journals collection features high-impact, peer-reviewed, and interdisciplinary articles from more than 1,000 journals spanning the humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, engineering, and medicine.
ScienceDirect This link opens in a new window
Science, Technology, Health, Psychology, Management: full-text from 1995 to present - the GREEN box means full-text is available.
Springer Science+Business Media Journals This link opens in a new window
Includes 1,600 full-text journals on Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Sciences, Business and Economics, Computer Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Social Sciences, Medicine, and the Natural Sciences (Physics/Chemistry/Math). Note: to limit to LTU holdings, uncheck the box that says "include Preview-only content."
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Nature, International weekly journal of science This link opens in a new window
Peer-reviewed, international weekly journal of science
Science / AAAS This link opens in a new window
Peer-reviewed; "Leading journal of original scientific research, global news and commentary." Coverage includes chemistry, biology, engineering, physics, neuroscience, medicine, and planetary science and astronomy.
Science Robotics, AAAS This link opens in a new window
Latest technological advances and for the critical social, ethical and policy issues surrounding robotics. multidisciplinary, covering the traditional disciplines of robotics, as well as emerging trends such as advanced materials and bio-inspired designs; it covers all scales, from very large systems to micro/nano robots; its scope is broad, addressing both theoretical advances and practical applications
IEEE Digital Library This link opens in a new window
Journals, Proceedings, & Standards
Flipster This link opens in a new window
Enjoy reading a variety of popular magazine titles including back issues on your computer or mobile device.
If this is your first time doing college-level research or are just stuck somewhere in the process, we have short videos and guides to conducting research HERE that will walk you through every step of the process.
Search Terms (links to TechCat)
Oxford Reference Online This link opens in a new window
Oxford Reference is the premier online reference product, spanning 25 different subject areas, bringing together 2 million digitized entries across Oxford University Press’s Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopedias.
Opposing Viewpoints (in Context) This link opens in a new window
Covers controversial topics (e.g., animal experimentation, mental health, behavior, etc.)