PSYCHOLOGY

   

Selected Resources

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Revised May 2009
JS & KJ

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 or contact us at webref@jaguar1.usouthal.edu or 251/460-7025.

SOUTHcat Catalog-on the homepage or http://southcat.southalabama.edu

Our Journal List

is what you use if you already have a journal title, volume and issue number. This will tell you if the article is available in a database to which we subscribe or if we have a print or microfilm copy of the volume and issue of that periodical.

Finding Articles

The most current print journals are shelved alphabetically by title of the journal on the second floor south.. Older, bound issues are kept on third floor south and shelved by call number.

The following databases can be found on the Articles, Indexes and Databases webpage unless otherwise indicated.

PsycINFO. published by the APA. Citations and some links to full-text journals, chapters and books in psychology and closely related fields. : Ebsco. It includes links to all full-text PsycArticles.

PsycArticles. 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. [Will soon include full-text of older issues also.]

ScienceDirect. fulltext articles from many (but not all) journals published by Elsevier.

Academic Search Premier. Multidisciplinary Index. EBSCO

Academic OneFile. Multidisciplinary Index. Gale/InfoTrac.

Expanded Academic ASAP. Multidisciplinary Index. Gale/InfoTrac

JSTOR--full text of slightly older journals

Project Muse -- 260+ full text current journals

Wiley InterScience.

Reference Books

(Buros) Mental Measurements Yearbook. SOUTHcat Plus: SilverPlatter. Information about and reviews of English-language standardized tests.

StatRef. (Biomedical Library Databases and Electronic Resources link)Includes DSM IV (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual), Review of General Psychiatry and Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders

Also Useful

  • Alt HealthWatch. EBSCO Alternative health information
  • Biomedical Reference Collection:Comprehensive. EBSCO
  • CINAHL. Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature. Biomedical Library/Reference and EBSCO
  • Dissertation Abstracts/ Digital Dissertations.
  • ERIC. Education and related fields. EBSCO
  • Lexis Nexis. 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
  • Project Muse
  • SocIndex Full Text. EBSCO

STYLE MANUALs

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

SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS

  • Encyclopedia of Applied Psychology. Ref BF 636.E52 2004
  • Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science. Ref. BF 311 .E53 2003
  • Encyclopedia of Psychology. 8 Vols. Ref. BF 31 .E52 2000
  • Encyclopedia of Psychiatry, Psychology and Psychoanalysis. Ref. RC 437. E49 1996
  • Encyclopedia of Psychology. Ref. BF 31 .E522
  • Encyclopedia of Stress. BF 575 .S75 E52 2000
  • Encyclopedia of Women and Gender. Bookstacks HQ 1115 .E43 2001
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology. Ref. BF 31 .G35 1996
  • Biographical Dictionary of Psychology. Ref. BF 109 .A1 B56 1997

PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS AND TESTING

  • 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 SilverPlatter Articles, Indexes, Databases
  • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-IV. Ref. RC 455.2 .C4 D54 1994 (See Electronic Reference Books)

SOUTHcat CATALOG

FOR ADDITIONAL MATERIAL, TRY SUBJECT OR KEYWORD SEARCHES ON SOUTHcat CATALOG.

Subject Searches
Advanced Boolean Searches

psychological tests
psychology--research
juvenile delinquency
clinical psychology
psychology industrial
psychology experimental
psychology forensic
cognitive psychology

cognitive science
counseling

cognitive therapy

(teen? or adolescen? or youth) and suicide
"psychology of learning"
(teen? or adolescen?) and behavior and family
"personality development" and child?
parapsycholog? and history
cogiti? and psycholog?
psycholog? and method? and statistic?
test? and evaluation and psycholog?
psycholog? and social
counsel? and grief
psycholog? and ethic?

INTERNET RESOURCES

Google Scholar [ http://scholar.google.com/ ]

American Psychological Association: [ 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.

 

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Last updated: 5/20/09. js