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Psychology Research Guide

Subject Icon Subject Specialist:Mark Aaron Polger
Email:markaaron.polger@csi.cuny.edu
Telephone:718-982-4065

Table of Contents:
Subject-Specific Databases
Related Databases
Catalogs
Internet Resources and Websites
Journals, Magazines, Newspapers
Research and Writing Guides
News & Blogs
Online Reference Sources
Reference Books


Core databases for finding articles in this subject area.

PsycArticles Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text articles from peer-reviewed journals published by the American Psychological Association and allied organizations in subject areas such as psychological theory, applied psychology, clinical research, mental health, personality disorders, and more.


Psychology: A SAGE Full-Text Collection Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text psychology journals published by SAGE Publications, including International Journal of Behavioral Development, Journal of Adolescent Research, and Journal of Health Psychology.


PsycINFO Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Abstracts of journal articles, books, dissertations and technical reports in behavioral science and mental health from the 1800s to the present. Also includes literature about the psychological aspects of related fields such as medicine, nursing, sociology, education, anthropology, business, and law.


Salem Health: Psychology & Mental Health Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Psychology and mental health reference covering core aspects of behaviorism, cognitive psychology, and psychoanalytic psychology in addition to concise overviews of disorders, diagnoses, treatments, and tests.


Related databases for finding articles in this subject area.

Academic Search Complete Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Large multidisciplinary database providing abstracts and select full text of scholarly and popular publications in a wide variety of subject disciplines, including art, literature, education, history, sociology, science, and engineering. Because of its broad subject and full text coverage, Academic Search Complete is a good starting point for research on virtually any topic. Click here for a search tutorial.


ERIC (EBSCO) Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The world's premier database of education literature. Contains over one million abstracts of articles, books, conference papers, technical reports, and policy papers on educational research and practice since 1966. Provides full text options not available from the U.S. Department of Education version.


General Science Full Text Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Citations and select full text of scientific literature from popular and scholarly publications. Designed specifically for students and non-specialists. Covers a wide array of subjects including biology, chemistry, medicine, environmental science, botany, and zoology.


Mental Measurements Yearbook Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text reviews of standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas. Includes overview of the test, publication information, description of test materials, scoring information, and reviews. Print edition available at the Reference Desk [Call Number: BF176.B93].


Social Sciences Full Text Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Enjoy fast access to a wide assortment of the most important English-language journals published in the U.S. and elsewhere with full text and page images from scores of key publications, plus abstracting and indexing of hundreds of others. An in-demand resource for a wide variety of users from students to social workers, Social Sciences Full Text covers the latest concepts, trends, opinions, theories, and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences.


Web of Science Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Offers a single point of access to Thomson/ISI's citation indexes, including Science Citation Index Expanded (2004-present), Social Sciences Citation Index (2004-present), Arts & Humanities Citation Index (2004-present), Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science (1990-present), and Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities (1990-present). Web of Science provides citations to articles in over 10,000 high-impact journals, as well as international proceedings coverage for over 120,000 conferences. Its powerful search and analysis tools allow users to discover how many times a particular author or article has been cited and by whom, and to locate later works which cite a specific article. Click here for search tutorials


Search online catalogs to find books, journals, videos, and other materials in library collections.

CATNYP Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Library catalog for New York Public Research Libraries.


CUNY+ Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Search CUNY+, the university's online catalog, to find books and other resources located in the CSI library and other CUNY libraries. Search tutorial.


WorldCat Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Union catalog containing records of library holdings all over the world. Use WorldCat to locate books, journals, audio and video recordings, and archival materials held by other libraries. If an item you want is not available at CUNY simply click "Find It" to request an interlibrary loan.


Resources freely available on the Internet.

AllPsych Online Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
AllPsych Online


American Psychological Association Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
American Psychological Association


Classics in the History of Psychology Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Classics in the History of Psychology


Encyclopedia of Psychology (Psychology Websites) Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Encyclopedia of Psychology (Psychology Websites)


Online Masters Degree in Psychology Guide Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
An unbiased and updated list of every school that offers a master's degree in psychology in the United States. A useful resource for psychology students. All the schools are listed on the front page and lead directly to each program, additionally they are sorted by state.


Psychology World Wide Web Virtual Library Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Psychology World Wide Web Virtual Library


Yahoo! Directory Social Science Psychology Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Yahoo! Directory Social Science Psychology


Journals and periodicals available online or in print at the CSI Library.

Directory of Open Access Journals - Psychology Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Free, full-text psychology journals available on the web.


Psychology Journals Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
All psychology journals available in print or online via the CSI Library.


Guides for conducting research, writing papers, citing sources, and creating bibliographies.

APA Style Guide: Quick Reference Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The CSI Library's quick reference guide to the APA citation format.


Concise Rules of APA Style Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Location: 1st Fl Reference BF76.7.C66 2005


How to Write Psychology Papers Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Location: 1st Fl Reference BF76.5.P27 1999


Library Use: Handbook for Psychology Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Location: 1st Fl Reference BF76.8.R43 2003


Pocket Guide to APA style Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Location: 1st Fl Reference BF76.7.P47 2007


Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Location: 1st Fl Reference BF76.7.P83 2001


Writing Empirical Research Reports: A Basic Guide for Students of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Location: 1st Fl Reference LB2369.P97 2003


Writing Papers in Psychology Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Location: 1st Fl Reference BF76.7.R67 2009


Weblogs and news sites that can provide timely background information on the subject.

Counseling Resource: Daily Psychology and Mental Health News Feeds Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Counseling Resource: Daily Psychology and Mental Health News Feeds


PsychCentral: Psychology and Mental Health News Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
PsychCentral: Psychology and Mental Health News


Psychology in the News Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Psychology in the News


Psychology News Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Psychology News


Psychwatch Newsletter Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Psychwatch Newsletter


Science Daily: Psychology News Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Science Daily: Psychology News


Encyclopedias, dictionaries, and handbooks available online.

Child Development [Electronic Resource] Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Child Development [Electronic Resource]


Dictionary of Psychology [Electronic Resource] Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Dictionary of Psychology [Electronic Resource]


Encyclopedia of Human Development [Electronic Resource] Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Encyclopedia of Human Development [Electronic Resource]


Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology [Electronic Resource] Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology [Electronic Resource]


Encyclopedia of School Psychology [Electronic Resource] Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Encyclopedia of School Psychology [Electronic Resource]


Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender [Electronic Resource] Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender [Electronic Resource]


Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology [Electronic Resource] Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology [Electronic Resource]


International Dictionary of Psychoanalysis [Electronic Resource] Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
International Dictionary of Psychoanalysis [Electronic Resource]


International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences [Electronic Resource] Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences [Electronic Resource]


Learning and Memory [Electronic Resource] Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Learning and Memory [Electronic Resource]


Psychologists and Their Theories for Students [Electronic Resource] Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Psychologists and Their Theories for Students [Electronic Resource]


Encyclopedias, dictionaries, and handbooks in the library's print collection.

APA Dictionary of Psychology Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Location: 1st Fl Reference BF31.V295 2007


Baker Encyclopedia of Psychology & Counseling Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Location: 1st Fl Reference BF31.B25 1999


Comprehensive Handbook of Personality and Psychopathology Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Location: 1st Fl Reference RC456.C66 2006


Concise Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Location: 1st Fl Reference BF31.E52 2004


Encyclopedia of Human Development Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Location: 1st Fl Reference HM626.E53 2006


Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Location: 1st Fl Reference GN502.E63 2006


Encyclopedia of Psychology Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Location: 1st Fl Reference BF31.E52 2000


Encyclopedia of Social Psychology Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Location: 1st Fl Reference HM1007.E53 2007


Handbook of Child Psychology Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Location: 1st Fl Reference BF721.H242 2006


Handbook of Educational Psychology Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Location: 1st Fl Reference LB1051.H2354 2006


Handbook of Girls' and Women's Psychological Health Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Location: 1st Fl Reference HQ1206.H2383 2006


Handbook of Personality Development Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Location: 1st Fl Reference BF698.H3343 2006


Handbook of Social Psychology Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Location: 1st Fl Reference HM1033.H36 2003


Key Concepts in Psychology Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Location: 1st Fl Reference BF31.W56 2006


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