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Psychology - General

Last Updated: 9-Apr-2014

This guide is designed for those getting started on research in psychology.

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Overviews

Encyclopedias and Handbooks

Encyclopedias and handbooks are great places to find an overview of your topic with references to key works on the subject.

2nd ed. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2013.
Green Library » Stacks » BF121 .H213 2013 V.1
Select the Table of Contents to see the chapters available electronically.
1st ed. Amsterdam ; New York : Elsevier, 2001.
Green Library » Social Sciences Resource Center (non-circulating) » H41 .I58 2001 V.1
1st ed. Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, c2012.
Green Library » Social Sciences Resource Center (non-circulating) » BF76.5 .A73 2012 V.1
Los Angeles : SAGE, c2010.
Green Library » InfoCenter (non-circulating) » BF311 .E497 2010 V.1
Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell Pub., 2009.
Green Library » InfoCenter (non-circulating) » BF204.6 .E53 2009 V.1
New York : Springer, c2010.
Green Library » InfoCenter (non-circulating) » BL53 .E64 2010 V.1
3rd ed. Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, c2009.
Green Library » InfoCenter (non-circulating) » BF724 .H33 2009 V.1
New York, NY : Psychology Press, c2010.
Green Library » InfoCenter (non-circulating) » GN502 .H357 2010
1st ed. Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, 2012.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reference (non-circulating) » LB1051 .A618 2012 V.1
1st ed. Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, c2012.
Green Library » InfoCenter (non-circulating) » BF76.4 .A635 2012 V.1

Databases

In psychology articles in scholarly journals are a very important source of information on research and databases are the place to identify them.

Psychology databases

[Bethesda, Md.] : Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, and technical reports in the field of psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines.
Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association,
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Provides full text access to articles from journals published by APA and allied organizations since 1988. Covers general psychology and specialized basic, applied, clinical, and theoretical research in psychology.
Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Washington, DC : American Psychological Association.
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)

Related Databases

New York, N.Y. : Ovid Technologies [distributor, 19--]-
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)

A database designed to help identify measurement tests used in health, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science; provides sources, abstract, and reviewer(s) when applicable.

"Mental Measurements Yearbook, produced by the Buros Institute, contains full text information about and reviews of all English-language standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas as included in the printed "Mental Measurements Yearbooks."

Style manuals

APA style

6th ed. Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, c2010.
Green Library » InfoCenter: Ready Reference (non-circulating) » BF76.7 .P83 2010
Chichester, UK ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » BF76.7 .B447 2012

Journals

Washington, American Psychological Association.
Green Library » Current Periodicals
Stanford, Calif., Annual Reviews.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » BF30 .A56 V.65 2014
London : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Ltd., 1987-
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » BF636 .I52 V.58 2009
New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, c1992-
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » See related record(s) to request item » BF1 .C86
London ; Newbury Park, CA : Sage Publications, c1991-
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » HQ1206 .F446 V.17 2007
[Washington, etc., American Psychological Association, etc.]
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » BF1 .J55 V.90 2005:JUL.-NOV
[Washington, etc.] National Association of Black Psychologists.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » E185.625 .J68 V.33 2007
Hillsdale, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1992-
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
[Washington] American Psychological Association.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » See related record(s) to request item » BF1 .J62 BASE
New York, Plenum Press.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » HQ796 .J625 V.37:NO.9-10 2008
Washington [etc.] American Psychological Association [etc.]
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » BF1 .P75 V.131 2005:JUL.-NOV
Hillsdale, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1990-
Green Library » Current Periodicals
[Washington, etc.] American Psychological Association [etc.]
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » BF1 .P69 V.112 2005
New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, c1990-
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » BF1 .P825 V.20:NO.7-12 2009
[New York, Human Sciences Press]
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » HQ1101 .P75 V.34 2010
[Hove, East Sussex, UK] : Psychology Press, 2006-
Green Library » Current Periodicals
Washington, DC : Educational Publishing Foundation,
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » BF1 .R48 V.8-9 2004-2005