Resources for getting started with research in Psychology
Last Updated: Sep 12, 2013
This guide is intended to help you do research in the field of Psychology. Begin by searching one of the databases to the right, or click on a navigation tab at the top of the page. Please contact a Reference Librarian (508) 531-1394 or email@example.com if you need assistance.
These databases are available to Bridgewater State University affiliates. If you need assistance please contact a Reference Librarian.
- Psychology Journals
A list of journals in print and electronic format available at Maxwell Library
The database contains more than 45,000 articles from 57 journals - 46 published by the American Psychological Association and 11 from allied organizations. All articles in this database are peer-reviewed
Abstracts and references for articles from professional psychology journals.
- Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
This database provides nearly 575 full text publications, including nearly 550 peer-reviewed titles on topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
- Psychology Collection
This set explores what makes people "tick" from childhood to death. This collection gives individuals a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops and diminishes over time.
Index to over 200 sources with information relevant to aging and gerontology.
- Academic Search Premier
A general-interest academic database which features full text for over 2,300 scholarly (peer-reviewed) journals as well as abstracts and indexing for many additional titles.
- Mental Measurements Yearbook
Provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments within areas such as psychology, education, business, and leadership.
- Tests in Print
A comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. Tests in Print can be searched simultaneously with Mental Measurements Yearbook.
These are free web resources that anyone can use.
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