Research Guide: General Psychology (PY 111)

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Reference Universe

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Databases and Indexes--find articles


Academic Search Premier

Large, scholarly, multi-disciplinary database containing indexing for over 8,500 journals with full text for more than 4,600 publications. There are some 400 journals indexed here in the field of psychology.

1975--current | Some full text | More info



From the American Psychological Association (APA), a definitive source of full text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. Contains more than 153,000 articles from nearly 80 journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA) and others. It includes all journal articles, book reviews, letters to the editor, and errata from each journal.

1984--current | Full text


Psychology Collection--Sage

SAGE scholarly journal collection supplies titles for applied psychology, assessment, child development, clinical psychology, cognitive psychology, counseling psychology, and social psychology.

1999--current | Full text


Psychology Journals

Encompasses a wide range of topics from leading psychology and psychosomatic publications. In addition to clinical and social psychology, it also provides coverage of related disciplines including genetics, psychology of business and economics, communication, criminology, addiction, neurology, social welfare, and more. (from ProQuest)

1971--current | Partial full text | More info



From the American Psychological Association, contains over a million citations and summaries of articles from journals, books, book chapters, dissertations, and technical reports in psychology and related fields.

1800s--current | Abstracts & citations only | Quick Reference Guide



One of the world's largest provider of scholarly, peer-reviewed scientific, technical, and medical literature. Access to journals in mathematics, social sciences, arts and humanities, and business as well. Click on the "Search" tab and choose "Psychology" from the "Subject" menu.

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Journals A-Z

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Reference Books of Note


APA Dictionary of Psychology. Edited by Gary VandenBos. American Psychological Association, 2007.

R150.3 A63


Encyclopedia of Psychology. Edited by Alan Kazdin. Oxford, 2000
R150.3 E56a | 8 volumes


Social Psychology: Handbook of Basic Principles. Edited by Arie Kruglanski & Tory Higgins. Guilford Press, 2007
R302 S67h | 1100 pages


Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms. 9th edition. American Psychological Association, 2001
R150.3 K55a



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Recommended Web sites


Google Scholar 

Google Scholar provides a simple way to search for scholarly literature. When accessing this database through the link provided here you will find free connections to the pay for view materials that are located in our subscription sources.  Just click on "Find Full Text @SMU."

Some full text, some pay for view




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