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Guide to best UMass Library resources for research in psychology
Last Updated: Aug 28, 2015 URL: http://guides.library.umass.edu/psychology Print Guide RSS Updates

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UMass Amherst Libraries - Psychological & Brain Science Collection

Welcome UMass psychology students. For library assistance, contact Mike Davis, Psychology Librarian, jmdavis@library.umass.edu, 413.545.6822.  PsycINFO and other key databases are listed below. Use the tabs above to explore the collection. To view UMass faculty publications, select the Faculty Scholarship tab.


PsycINFO - The comprehensive index to psychology scholarship - 2,500 journals, 1887 to present

Quick search PsycINFO:
Published by the American Psychological Association, PsycINFO is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in psychology, behavioral science and mental health - 2,463 titles indexed - 2.6 million records - 1887 to present - 98% is peer-reviewed. I Journals Indexed I


NEW for FALL 2015: Psychiatry Online, including DSM-5


Additional Library Databases - for Research in Psychology & Allied Fields

Cabell's Publishing Directory Psychology journal manuscript guidelines. Contacts, acceptance rate, review type.
CogNet Library Brain & cognitive science from MIT Press - journals, books, proceedings. 1990s -.
Counseling & Therapy in Video
Four hundred hours of training videos, reenactments, and therapy sessions.
Journal Citation Reports JCR provides a quantitative measure of journal impact, called journal "impact factor".
Mental Measurement Yearbook
Evaluate the validity and reliability of 2,000 contemporary testing instruments.
Peace Research Abstracts
Multidisciplinary collection - focus on peace and conflict resolution research.
Proquest Dissertations Index to U.S. & Canadian dissertations in all fields, 1637 to present. 
PsycARTICLES Sixty full-text journals published by the American Psychological Association, 1894-.
PsycINFO Largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in psychology, 1887-.
Psychiatry Online Publications of the American Psychiatric Association, including DSM-5.
Psych. Experiments Online Famous psychological experiments, 20th/21st centuries, primary docs., streaming videos.
PubMed Medical sciences. Includes MEDLINE citations. Published by NIH. Coverage from 1950s -.
Web of Science Index to 10,000 high-impact journals in the sciences, social sciences, arts & humanities.

Your Psychology Librarian

J. Michael Davis - contact Mike for help with homework assignments, thesis projects, faculty research.


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