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PSY: Finding Background Information
For basic background information, overviews, and links to other related resources, check out these reference sources:
- Oxford Dictionary of Psychology
Covers all branches of psychology, including psychoanalysis, psychiatry, criminology, neuroscience, and statistics.
- Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology
Includes entries on a broad array of issues and covers the breadth of psychology viewed through the lens of the racial and ethnic minority experience.
- SAGE Dictionary of Psychology and Gender
Looks at issues of gender, identity, and psychological processes at the individual as well as the societal level.
- Encyclopedia of Psychology and Law
Addresses the interface of psychology and law and draws from the related discipline of criminal justice.
- Encyclopedia of Forensic Sciences
Reference source that will inform both the crime scene worker and the laboratory worker of each other's protocols, procedures and limitations.
Contains essential references in crisis management and negotiation methods, arson and homicide investigation, expert witnessing, and forensic pathology.
PSY: Finding Articles
For articles from journals, newspapers, and other periodicals, check out these article and abstract databases:
International literature in psychology and related behavioral and social sciences, including psychiatry, sociology, anthropology, education, pharmacology, child and family studies, marriage and family therapy, gerontology, and linguistics.
Covers general psychology and specialized basic, applied, clinical, and theoretical research in psychology in areas including animal behavior, cognition, memory, neuroscience, perception, physiological psychology, psycholinguistics, psychometrics, social and personality psychology.
- MIT CogNet
Growing, searchable collection of full-text books, journals, reference works, OpenCourseWare links and conference materials in the area of cognitive science.
Full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters in scientific, technical and medical fields.
- Ethnic NewsWatch
Full-text articles from newspapers and periodicals published by the ethnic and minority press in America.
- Race Relations Abstracts
Includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to race relations, including ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
Full-text publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas.
- Criminal Justice Abstracts
Provides comprehensive coverage of the major journals in criminology and related disciplines, extensive coverage of books, and unparalleled access to reports from government and nongovernmental agencies.