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Core Databases

Access the essential databases for Psychology. For more, see the Psychology Subject Guide.

  • JSTOR:
    Scholarly journals in the humanities, sciences, and business. Full text included; ( + )
  • psycARTICLES:
    Scholarly articles from 100+ APA psychology journals. Full text included; ( + )
  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection:
    For comprehensive research in psychology and behavioral sciences. Full text included; KYVL subscription; ( + )
  • psycINFO:
    Extensive index for psychology, behavioral and social sciences. Citation only; KYVL subscription; ( + )

Comprehensive List

Access the recommended databases for Psychology. For more, see the Psychology Subject Guide.

  • Academic Search Complete:
    An all-inclusive scholarly and multidisciplinary database. Recommended for general topics; Full text included; KYVL; ( + )
  • Biography Index (Steely Reference):
    Index to biographical materials in books and magazines, 1946-1984. Citation only; Print index; In Steely only; ( + )
  • Biography Reference Bank:
    An extensive biography database. Full text included; ( + )
  • Book Review Digest (Steely Reference):
    Access to citations for book reviews, 1905-1982. Citation only; Print index; In Steely only; ( + )
  • Book Review Digest Plus:
    Book reviews from periodicals. Full text included; ( + )
  • Book Review Index (Steely Reference):
    Access to citations for book reviews, 1965-2009. Citation only; Print index; In Steely only; ( + )
  • Digital Commons Network:
    Access to scholarly journal articles and research. Full text included; Open access; ( + )
  • Directory of Open Access Books:
    A directory of open-access books. Full text included; Ebook collection; Open access; ( + )
  • Directory of Open Access Journals:
    Definitive index to peer-reviewed, open-access journals. Full text included; Open access; ( + )
  • Dissertations and Theses:
    Comprehensive access to dissertations and theses worldwide. Full text included; Ebook collection; ( + )
  • E-Journals:
    Citations from EBSCO ejournals (limited full-text). Citation only; ( + )
  • Francine Shapiro Library:
    Index of resources on EMDR. Citation only; Open access; ( + )
  • JSTOR:
    Scholarly journals in the humanities, sciences, and business. Full text included; ( + )
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print:
    Evaluations of commercially available tests. Citation only; ( + )
  • Open Dissertations:
    American dissertations. Limited full text. Full text included; Ebook collection; ( + )
  • Open Dissertations (free):
    Open access to American dissertations. Limited full text. Full text included; Ebook collection; Open access; ( + )
  • psycARTICLES:
    Scholarly articles from 100+ APA psychology journals. Full text included; ( + )
  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection:
    For comprehensive research in psychology and behavioral sciences. Full text included; KYVL subscription; ( + )
  • psycINFO:
    Extensive index for psychology, behavioral and social sciences. Citation only; KYVL subscription; ( + )
  • PTSDpubs:
    Research PTSD and mental-health effects of traumatic events. Citation only; ( + )
  • PubMed:
    MEDLINE, life science journals, and books (linked full-text). Citation only; ( + )
  • PubMed (free):
    MEDLINE, life science journals, and books. Citation only; Open access; ( + )
  • ScienceDirect:
    Articles and book chapters in the sciences (limited open access). Full text included; ( + )
  • Scopus:
    Citations for scientific articles, books, and conference proceedings. Citation only; ( + )