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Resources for getting started with research in Psychology
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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 if you need assistance.

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These databases are available to Bridgewater State University affiliates. If you need assistance please contact a Reference Librarian.

  • Psychology Journals  Icon
    A list of journals in print and electronic format available at Maxwell Library. This database can also be searched to find out if Maxwell Library subscribes to a particular journal.
  • PsycArticles  Icon
    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
  • PsycInfo  
    Abstracts and references for articles from professional psychology journals.
  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection  Icon
    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  Icon
    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.
  • Ageline  Icon
    Index to over 200 sources with information relevant to aging and gerontology.
  • Academic Search Premier  Icon
    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.
  • PubMed
    This free database contains more than 21 million citations for biomedical and genomic literature from MEDLINE, life science journals and online books.
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print  Icon
    Provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments within areas such as psychology, education, business, and leadership.

Web Resources in Psychology

These are free web resources that anyone can use.

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