The following databases and websites are good starting points for Psychology research
PsychINFO, from the American Psychological Association (APA), has descriptions of psychology articles and books going back to the 1800's. It contains everything that is in PsychArticles plus there are links to additional full-text articles that are in our other databases. Go here if your research needs to be comprehensive.
PsychARTICLES, a full-text database of journals published by the APA, is the quick stop for psychology students who need to find just a few journal articles.
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests In Print
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests In Print provides a complete bibliography and evaluation of all known psychological tests in the english language.
Education Research Complete
Our largest and most complete collection of full-text education periodicals. Including many on educational psychology.
ERIC: Education Resources Information Center
ERIC is an index for doing education related research. You will have to link-to or Interlibrary Loan most full-text as this is an index only.
MEDLINE is a government clearinghouse for medical, dental, public health and nursing research.
Films on Demand
Films on Demand is a well organized collection of several thousand educational films on history, business, the humanities, psychology, science, and careers.
Academic OneFilehas the full-text of a few million of articles from all domains of knowledge.
OmniFile Full-Text Select
OmniFile is a social sciences and humanities database that only contains full-text articles.
ArticleFirst is a search interface that can link you to the articles you need. It searches descriptions of 23 million articles from all domains of learning.
This search engine exclusively searches our collection of 70,000 eBooks. A large portion of our psychology collection is eBooks.
Encyclopedia Britannica Academic Online
This general purpose encyclopedia is a great place to begin your research and obtain the background knowledge on cultures, conditions, or individuals that will make your research process go quicker.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
The majority of our psychology reference books are in this collection. Nearly 400 specialized reference eBooks on all academic subjects to dig deeper into the background information.
American Psychological Association
"The American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States. With more than 154,000 members, APA is the largest association of psychologists worldwide."
Basics of the APA Style Guide
APA created the APA style guide so that psychologists and other social scientists can contribute knowledge to the psychological community more effectively.This breif video introduces the basics of APA style.
Compiled and maintained by John Wobus, father of an autistic boy.
Behavior Analysis Resources
Maintained by the University of Florida's College of Education.
Buros Institute of Mental Measurments
"access information online, exactly as it appears in the Mental Measurments Yearbook series...free information on nearly 4,000 commercially available tests..."
California Psychological Association
"non-profit professional association for licensed psychologists and others affiliated with the delivery of psychological services."
Medical Board of California
Medical Board of California regulates claims against MD's for professional wrongdoing. This site makes public their citations, reprimands, suspensions, and other corrective actions. Not all records are made public, so check the fine print here. Use the "last name is LIKE" search feature to return wider results.
"a database of more that 25,000 tests and other measurement devices most of which were created by authors outside the Educational Testing Service"
Psychology Electronic Journals and Periodicals
Maintained by the Psychology Department at Hanover College
Psychology of Religion
at the Virtual Religion Index page
Psychology of Religion Pages
Maintained by Dr. Michael Nielsen
"The Internet Resource for The Science of Psychology Since 1995"
"contains lots of psychology-related information [like APA style help, psychology of religion, scholarly resources, etc.] for students and teachers of psychology."
Social Psychology Network
Maitained by Scott Plous at Weslyan University