FACTS/DEFINITIONS: You can locate reliable facts, summaries of topics from dictionaries and encyclopedias, and background information about topics using resources such as CREDO on our Facts/Definitions page. There are also a number of subject-specific psychology reference resources.
NEWS:The latest news on many topics can be found using various indexes on our News Resources
RESEARCH REPORTS and EXPERT OPINION (journal articles):
Academic Search Complete. Multidisciplinary database of full-text articles from scholarly journals, magazines, government documents and other sources. Best for basic coverage of most topics.
PsycINFO. NOTE: replaced by the Central Index database.
Central Index. Broad coverage of interdisciplinary journals and other materials.
Scopus. Discover citations (with some full text) of articles in science, medicine, technology, and the social sciences. Includes tracking by citation, and identifying high impact articles for interdisciplinary researchers.
Google Scholar provides free searching of keywords and authors across a wide a selection of academic journals.
For more comprehensive searching in other disciplines, see the full list of subject tools listed on our Databases page.
RESEARCH REPORTS and EXPERT OPINION (books)
Expert opinions can be found in books: see our local book catalog for searching. You may want to expand your search to the I-Share state-wide catalog (using the drop-down option below the search box) or our electronic book page.
TESTING: Health and Psychosocial Instruments. Reviews of tests.
DATA: Data can be found using the resources found on our Statistics, our Background Information, and our Handling Information and Data pages. SimplyAnalytics (was SimplyMap) contains United States census data, business data, and business points that can be manipulated and mapped. You can rank locations based on variables, create demographic analyses, and map variables to the county or sometimes the census Block. If you sign in as a guest, you won’t need to create an account. Accounts are needed only to save search parameters and data results. (Information and help video page.)
MULTIMEDIA (images, videoes, etc):
Below we list a variety of web resources about topics in the area of Psychology.