Psychology Subject Resources

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Databases:
  • ProQuest Central - Psychology Journals: Our largest, most comprehenisve database, with targeted resources for psychology.
    • Enter ProQuest Central, click the "Social Sciences" icon, and scroll to "Psychology Journals."  Or, search the entire database.
    • 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 selectors for peer-reviewed and full-text content.
  • Academic Search Elite: 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 Quest and Mobius catalogs
    • Quest catalog includes CMU, Mo Valley, UCM and State Fair
    • Items from Quest usually arrive in 2-3 days and are checked 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.
  • Specific scientific terms will not return many results, so try broader terms for your field or general topic.
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