Psychology Resources

Databases

Central Search:  by Ebsco is a one stop shop for searching almost all library and database content. Uses simple searching and full-text linking to get you to resources faster!

    • Combine terms using AND, OR and NOT EX: "diabetes and children" will return results with both terms, "diabetes or blood sugar" will return results with either term, and "diabetes not children" will get rid of anything about children.
    • Clickable boxes for peer-reviewed and full-text content
    • Easily save, print, or email marked records and create citations for your bibliography.
    • Use our interlibrary loan form to order articles that are not full-text:

PyschINFOThis database is the world's largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. Produced by the American Psychological Association, it is an indispensable tool for the discovery of global scholarly research.

Academic Search Premier: A large multidisciplinary database, with many journals in full-text

  • Guided subject searching for better results
  • Use left column search guides to refine your search
  • Clickable boxes for peer-reviewed and full-text content
  • Easily save, print, or email marked records and create citations for your bibliography.
  • Use our interlibrary loan form to order articles that are not full-text:

CINAHL Plus with Full-Text: The best nursing and allied health database available, with some coverage in psychology. Searches like the databases above.

Books

Use the AVALON and Mobius catalogs

AVALON catalog includes CMU, Mo Valley, UCM and State Fair. Items from AVALON usually arrive in 2-3 days and check out for 1 month.

MOBIUS catalog is state wide; items requested arrive in 5-7 days and check out for 3 weeks. Request items from off-campus using your name and student ID number.

Websites

American Psychiatric Association

American Psychological Association