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Selected Resources

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February 2006
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The following is a basic list of library of materials. Please consult a reference librarian for assistance in using these materials or in locating additional information.


Use the indexes below to identify articles on specific topics as well as locate full text electronic articles, essays and chapters in books. The following databases can be found on the Articles, Indexes, Databases webpage unless otherwise indicated.
The most current print journals are shelved alphabetically by title on the Second Floor South of the library. Older issues are kept either in microfilm on the Second Floor South or bound together on the Third Floor South and shelved by call number.
Use “Our Journal List” if you already have a journal title, volume and issue number to find if we have access to the article online or in the library.

Most Useful:
published by the APA. Citations and some links to full-text journals, chapters and books in psychology and closely related fields. : EBSCO [newly changed]
full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles from 45 journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA) and 11 from allied organizations. It includes all journal articles, letters to the editor and errata from each journal. Coverage spans 1985 to present.
Academic Search Premier. Multidisciplinary Index. EBSCO
Expanded Academic ASAP. Multidisciplinary Index. Gale/InfoTrac
Wiley InterScience.
Oxford Univ. Press.
(Buros) Mental Measurements Yearbook.
SOUTHcat Plus: SilverPlatter. Information about and reviews of English-language standardized tests.
Includes DSM IV (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual), Review of General Psychiatry and Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders

Biomedical Reference Collection. EBSCO
CINAHL. Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature. Biomedical Library/Reference and EBSCO
Dissertation Abstracts/ Digital Dissertations.
ERIC. Education and related fields. EBSCO
LexisNexis. Newspapers, some journals, laws and case law.
JSTOR. A collection of fulltext journals in pdf format usually more than 3-5 years old in related fields.
Medline. Medical research.
Professional Development Collection. Education articles. EBSCO
SocIndex with Full Text. EBSCO
ISI Web of Science.


Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.
                Ready Ref. BF 76.7 .P83 2001      (Additional copies on reserve at the Circulation Desk.)
Bedford/St. Martin Sample Paper and Documentation. Under Instruction on homepage.


American Handbook of Psychiatry. (1974-75) Ref. RC 435 .A562
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-IV. Ref. RC 455.2 .C4 D54 1994
Ethics for Psychologists. Ref. BF 76.4 .E82 1994
Graduate Study in Psychology. Ref. Directories BF 77 .G73 (2005)
Library Use: A Handbook for Psychology. Ref. BF 76.8 .R43 1991
Pictorial History of Psychology. Ref. and Bookstacks BF 81. .P47 1997
Comprehensive Handbook of Psychological Assessment. Ref. BF 176.C654 2004
Handbook of Forensic Psychology. Ref. RA 1148.H362 2004
Encyclopedia of Applied Psychology. Ref. BF 636.E52 2004
Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science. Ref. BF 311 .E53 2003
Encyclopedia of Mental Health. Ref. RA 790.5 .E53 1998
Encyclopedia of Human Behavior. Ref. BF 31. E5 1994
Encyclopedia of Human Emotions. Ref. BF 531 .E55 1999
Encyclopedia of Psychology. 8 Vols. Ref. BF 31 .E52 2000
Encyclopedia of Phobias, Fears, and Anxieties. Ref. RC 535 .D63 1989
Encyclopedia of Psychiatry, Psychology and Psychoanalysis. Ref. RC 437. E49 1996
Encyclopedia of Psychology. Ref. BF 31 .E522
Encyclopedia of Stress. Ref. BF 575 .S75 E52 2000
Encyclopedia of Women and Gender. Bookstacks HQ 1115 .E43 2001
Encyclopedic Dictionary of Psychology. Ref. BF 31 .E555 1983
Gale Encyclopedia of Childhood and Adolescence. Ref. HQ 772 .G27 1998
Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology. Ref. BF 31 .G35 1996
Oxford Companion to the Mind. Ref. BF 31 .O94 1987
Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms. Ref. Z 695.1 .P7 T48
Eminent Contributors to Psychology. Ref. and Bookstacks Z 7201 .W37
International Directory of Psychologists, Exclusive of the U.S.A. Ref. BF 30 .I52
American Men & Women of Science. Social & Behavioral Sciences. Ref. Q 141 .A471
Biographical Dictionary of Psychology. Ref. BF 109 .A1 Z85 1984
Biographical Dictionary of Psychology. Ref. BF 109 .A1 B56 1997
Great Psychologists. Ref. BF 81 .W35 1991
Women in Psychology. Ref. BF 109 .A1 W65 1990


Comprehensive, Annotated Bibliography of Selected Psychological Tests. Ref. BF 176 .T38 1982
Major Psychological Assessment Instruments. Bookstacks BF 176 .M35 1996
Measures for Psychological Assessment:A Guide to 3,000 Original Sources & Their Applications. Ref. BF 698.5 .C45
Mental Measurements Yearbook and Supplements, 1- . Ref. Z 5814 .P8 B932 and SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases: SilverPlatter
Test Critiques. Ref. BF 176 .T419 1985 v. 1-10
Testing Psychological Tests. Bookstacks BF 176 .S49 1986b
Tests: A Comprehensive Reference for Assessments in Psychology, Education, & Business. Ref. BF 176 .T43 1991
Tests in Print (I-VI). Ref. Z 5814 .E9 B8 and included with Mental Measurements Yearbook on
Articles, Indexes, Databases: SilverPlatter




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American Psychological Association: PsychNET [ http://www.apa.org/topics/homepage.html ]
Buros Institute of Mental Measurements. [ http://www.unl.edu/buros/index.html ]
National Institute of Mental Health. [ http://www.nimh.nih.gov/ ]
Psych Web. [ http://www.psywww.com ]
Social Psychology Network. [ http://www.socialpsychology.org ]
Current Topics in Psychology. [ http://www.fenichel.com/Current.shtml}
Additional web sites can also be found on the Library homepage under Topic Guides: Internet: Psychology.


Dates of full-text coverage may vary with each title and with different databases. One way to check availability is to use “Our Journal List” on the University Library Homepage.

Addiction (Blackwell/Synergy)
Addictive Behaviors (ScienceDirect)
Aggressive Behavior (Wiley Interscience)
American Journal of Community Psychology (Expanded Academic)
American Journal of Family Therapy (Academic Search Premier)
American Journal of Psychology (Expanded Academic)
American Journal of Psychotherapy (Academic Search Premier)
Annual Review of Psychology (Expanded Academic, Academic Search Premier)
Applied Cognitive Psychology (Wiley Interscience)
Behavioral Interventions (Wiley Interscience)
Behavioral Neuroscience (PsycARTICLES)
Bipolar Disorders (Blackwell/Synergy)
British Journal of Psychology (Academic Search Premier, Expanded Academic)
Child Abuse and Neglect (ScienceDirect)
Child: Care, Health and Development (Blackwell/Synergy, Academic Search Premier)
Child Study Journal (Academic Search Premier, Expanded Academic)
Clinical Psychology (Oxford Journals Online)
Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy (Wiley Interscience)
Cognitive Development  (ScienceDirect)
Computers in Human Behavior (ScienceDirect)
Current Psychology (Academic Search Premier, Expanded Academic)
Death Studies (Academic Search Premier)
Educational and Psychological Measurement (Expanded Academic)
Educational Psychology (Academic Search Premier)
Infant Behavior and Research (ScienceDirect)
Intelligence (ScienceDirect, Expanded Academic)
Journal of Abnormal Psychology (PsycARTICLES)
Journal of Addictions and Offender Counseling (Academic Search, Expanded Academic)
Journal of Affective Disorders (ScienceDirect)
Journal of Aging Studies (Science Direct, Academic Search Premier, Expanded Academic)
Journal of Anxiety Disorders (ScienceDirect)
Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology (ScienceDirect)
Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry (ScienceDirect)
Journal of Clinical Psychology  (Wiley Interscience)
Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology (Wiley Interscience)
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology (PsycARTICLES)
Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology (Expanded Academic, Academic Search Premier)
Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders (Academic Search Premier, Expanded Academic)
Journal of General Psychology (Academic Search Premier, Expanded Academic)
Journal of Genetic Psychology (Academic Search Premier, Expanded Academic)
Journal of Health Communication (Academic Search Premier)
Journal of Mental Health (Academic Search Premier)
Journal of Parapsychology (Academic Search Premier)
Journal of Personal and Interpersonal Loss (Academic Search Premier, Expanded Academic)
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (PsycARTICLES)
Journal of Phenomenological Psychology (Academic Search Premier, Expanded Academic)
Journal of Psychology (Academic Search Premier, Expanded Academic)
Journal of Psychosomatic Research (ScienceDirect)
Journal of Social Behavior and Personality (Academic Search Premier)
Journal of Social Psychology (Expanded Academic, Academic Search Premier, LexisNexis)
Journal of Substance Abuse (ScienceDirect)
Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology (Expanded Academic, Academic Search Premier)
Language and Communication (ScienceDirect)
Neural Networks (ScienceDirect)
Personality and Individual Differences (ScienceDirect)
Personnel Psychology (Expanded Academic, Business Source Premier)
Professional School Counseling (Academic Search Premier, Expanded Academic)
Psychological Assessment (PsycARTICLES)
Psychology, Health and Medicine (Academic Search Premier)
Research in Developmental Disabilities (ScienceDirect)
Stress and Health (Wiley Interscience)

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