Psychology Resources

Psychology Databases

  • The Medline database contains bibliographic citations and author abstracts for articles from approximately 3,900 current biomedical journals covering the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences. The database contains over 19 million references to journal articles in life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine.

    Coverage: 1950 - present
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,700 contemporary testing instruments. Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals, the MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership. MMY provides coverage from Volume 9 to the present.

    Coverage: 1938 - present
  • Eighty journals from the American Psychological Association, the Canadian Psychological Association and related organizations

    Coverage: 1894 - present
  • PsycINFO, from the American Psychological Association (APA), contains more than 2 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines, dating as far back as the 1800s. The database also includes information about the psychological aspects of related fields such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business, law and others.

    Coverage: 1887 - present
  • PubMed comprises over 22 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of biomedicine and health, covering portions of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering.

    Coverage: 1940 - present
  • Science Citation Index Expanded is a multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the sciences. It fully indexes over 6,650 major journals across 150 scientific disciplines and includes all cited references captured from indexed articles.

    Coverage: 1997 - present
  • Multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the social sciences. Covers 1400 journals spanning 50 disciplines. Has searchable author abstracts. Can view article bibliographies and search cited references and authors.

    Coverage: 1997 - present
  • SocINDEX is a comprehensive sociology database featuring citations with subject headings from a sociology specific thesaurus. It contains informative abstracts for more than 590 "core" journals dating back to 1985. SocINDEX provides data mined from more than 500 "priority" coverage journals and 1040 "selective" coverage journals, and it provides extensive indexing for monographs, conference papers, and other sources. The database offers coverage from all subdisciplines of sociology.

    Coverage: 1895 - present