Key Article Databases
Indexes journals, dissertations and some books in the fields of personality psychology, social psychology, educational psychology and more.
ProQuest Psychology Journals
PsycARTICLES is a database of full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber.
Provides full text for hundreds of psychology related journals.
Web of Science (Thomson Reuters)
Includes the full text of all editions of the DSM-V, full text articles of some psychiatric journals as well as a few psychiatric textbooks, self-assessment tools, medication information handouts, and more. American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines in both comprehensive and quick-reference formats are searchable also.
Web of Science provides seamless access to the Science Citation Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index.
Other Useful Databases
PsycTHERAPYPsycTHERAPY is a database of streaming psychotherapy demonstrations featuring some of the most renowned therapists in North America working with participants on a host of therapeutic topics. PsycTHERAPY’s powerful search and personal playlist capabilities make it a rich resource for teaching and training in psychotherapy practice and for education about psychology.PubMed
PubMed was developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). It was developed in conjunction with publishers of biomedical literature as a search tool for accessing literature citations and linking to full-text journals at web sites of participating publishers. Click for downloadable instructions.MIT CogNet
MIT CogNet is an electronic community for researchers in cognitive and brain sciences. Includes library of electronic books and journals from the MIT Press as well as other publishers, professional associations, institutions and individuals.Biological Abstracts (Thomson Scientific / ISI Web Services)
Biological Abstracts is a comprehensive database that directs you to information covered in life sciences journals. Coverage begins 1969 to present.SpringerLink
An integrated database for journals, books, protocols, eReferences, and book series published by Springer. Villanova has full-text access to more than 2,500 fully peer-reviewed journals and some books, including the Lecture Notes in Mathematics and Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series.Social Sciences Full Text (EBSCO)
Index to international, English language journals in psychology, sociology, anthropology, geography, economics, political science and law.Dissertations and Theses Global (ProQuest)
A comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses with over 2.4 million dissertations and theses included from around the world.The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works. Each dissertation published since July 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts. Bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1637, and more than 65,000 new citations are added to the database every year. Where available, PQDT provides 24 Page Previews of dissertations and theses. In addition, nearly one million are available for download in PDF format. (Digital dissertations and theses are archived as submitted by the degree-granting institution. Some will be Native PDF, some PDF Image).Counseling and Therapy in Video (Alexander Street Press)
Provides an online collection of hours of video for the study of counseling, psychology, psychotherapy and social work. It includes counseling sessions and demonstrations, consultations, lectures, interviews and teaching and discussion guides. A detailed guide to the database can be found at here
Encyclopedia of the History of Psychological Theories
This surveys the entire range of thinking in psychology from ancient times to the present, encompassing philosophies and theories of mind that pre-date our modern conception of psychology as a science, and extending to the current findings of neuroscience. The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology Encyclopedia of psychological assessment Classics in the History of Psychology
Contains full-text writings of eminent psychologists. International Encyclopedia of Linguistics
This interdisciplinary focus makes the encyclopedia an invaluable resource not only for linguistics but also for scholars working in the fields of computer science, mathematics, philosophy, the social and behavioral sciences, and literary studies. Encyclopedia of School Psychology Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology
The Encyclopedia is designed to be an introduction to the topics of I/O psychology for an audience including undergraduate students, beginning graduate students of I/O psychology and related disciplines, lay audiences seeking a nontechnical description of the field and its practices, practitioners wishing to stay abreast of the changes and updates in the field, and even the PhD-level academic seeking a portal into a new specialty area. It should also be noted that although the Encyclopedia is designed to be comprehensive in its coverage of topics, it is not meant to provide comprehensive treatments of any given topic. Learning and Memory: a Comprehensive Reference Encyclopedia of Applied Developmental Science Encyclopedia of Educational Psychology Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology Handbook of Life-Span Development
Covers cognitive, biological, social and emotional aspects of human change across the life span. The chapters written by scholars range from the development of mental processing to developing civic engagement within a civic context.
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print (EBSCO)Mental Measurements Yearbook
(MMY) covers more than 2,200 commercially-available tests from Volume 1 to the present in categories such as personality, developmental, behavioral assessment, neuropsychological, achievement, intelligence and aptitude, educational, speech & hearing, and sensory motor. Tests in Print
(TIP) provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).ETS database
A searchable database for tests some of which can be downloaded for a fee.Health and Psychosocial Instruments (EBSCO)
Provides reviews of measurement instruments (i.e. questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, coding schemes, rating scales, etc.) used in the fields of health and psychosocial sciences. The actual instruments are NOT included full-text in the database.
American Psychological Association
Major organization in the field of psychology. Association for Psychological Science Classics in the History of Psychology
Contains full-text writings of eminent psychologists. Cognitive Science Network
Provides a worldwide, online community for research in all areas of cognitive science, following the model of other subject matter networks within SSRN. International Behavioral Neuroscience Society (IBNS)
Formed to encourage research and education in the field of behavioral neuroscience IBNS consists of scientists, clinicians, teachers, and others with a background and interest in the relationship between brain and behavior. National Institute of Mental Health
One of the 27 units making up the National Institute of Health, the federal governments's principal biomedical and behavioral research agency. Among its areas of interest are aging, autism, child abuse and neglect and women's mental health. Psycline
Provides links to psychology and social science journals on the web. Research Randomizer
"This web site is designed to assist researchers and students who want an easy way to perform random sampling or assign participants to experimental conditions. Research Randomizer can be used in a wide variety of situations, including psychological experimentation, medical trials, and survey research." Society for Neuroscience
World's largest organization of scientists and physicians devoted to understanding the brain and nervous system. Tests Reviews Online
Indexes the reviews of tests from the various editions of the Mental Measurements Yearbook (call number REF Z5814.P8B932)
Research Methods in Psychology
Research guide for students of PSY 4050, Research Methods in Psychology.Best of APA Style Blog tips
The APA Style Blog is the official companion to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition.
It's run by a group of experts who work with APA Style every day.Basics of APA Style tutorialAPA Style
Provides tips including a blog for using the new 6th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.PsycInfo guide
Steps to using PsycINFO to take advantage of its features.Psychology Databases
What is the difference between PsycINFO, PsycARTICLES and ProQuest Psychology Journals?