These are some of the materials that are useful for basic research in Psychology
|Browse the shelves||Dictionaries & Encyclopedia|
|Articles &Databases||Psychology on theWeb|
|Writing and Citation Guides||Theses|
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The items you need will likely be found in the following area:
|BF:||Psychology – click for a further breakdown of this section|
- Start with these databases:
PsychInfo & Proquest Psychology: APA psychology index of 2500 journals and full-text database of 1250 journals covering clinical and social psychology, PTSD, psychology of business and economics, communication, criminology, addiction, neurology, social welfare, and more.
Academic Search Premier: indexes journals and magazines from all subject areas,some full-text available.
PILOTS:PTSD database: articles from academic journals and books specializing in trauma.
Proquest Sociology : full-text articles from academic journals and citations to books about Sociology.
JSTOR: The Scholarly Journal Archive: back issues of important scholarly journals. All full text.
SocINDEX with Full Text: full-text articles from academic journals and citations to books from Sociology and related fields.
- More databases:
PubMed: covers medicine.
- Individual Journals:
The following is a small sample of journals available in this field:Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology
Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science
Writing help – Booth University College guide
Fit to Print: the Canadian Student’s Guide to Essay Writing
LB 2369 B83 F588 2004
|The Cambridge Handbook of Personality Psychology||On order|
|Dictionary of images and symbols in counselling||REG BF 458 S775 1998|
|DSM-IV-TR||REF RC 45.2 C4 D536 2000|
|DSM-IV-TR: casebook & treatment guide for child mental health||REF RJ 499 D754 2009|
|Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology||REF BT 31 G35 2001|
|Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology and Work||BF 204.6 O954 2010|
|Penguin Dictionary of Psychology||BF 31 R43 1995|
|Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association||REF BF 76.7 P83 2010|
Provides access to online psychology journals and links to resources organized by subject e.g. memory, personality, consciousness.
Classics in the History of Psychology
Texts of historical importance to psychology.
Contains full text Canadian theses.