Articles & Databases
Psych You Out
The library’s research databases enable you to find articles, electronic books, reports, images, and more.
The content of each database varies:
- Some materials are full-text and some are not.
- Some materials are scholarly and some are popular.
- Some databases cover almost every topic while others focus on a specific area.
Below, you will find a list of databases recommended for psychology.
Instantly Search Psychology Databases
Most databases at NWOSU are from EBSCO. From here, search seven of the most relevant databases on EBSCOhost.
We have access to three of JSTOR’s largest collections. If you need articles from outside these collections, you can log into your JSTOR account to read six free articles a month.
Although not necessarily an exhaustive list, the following databases are relevant to the subject of Psychology:
Academic Search Complete is the world’s most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multidisciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals.
Bibliography of Native North Americans (BNNA) is a bibliographic database covering all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. This resource covers a wide range of topics including archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy.
DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high-quality open-access, peer-reviewed journals.
All articles in open-access journals which are published by Elsevier have undergone peer review and upon acceptance are immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.
JSTOR is a digital library for scholars, researchers, and students.We subscribe to three multidisciplinary collections through JSTOR. Select See more info to learn about these collections.
Tracking retractions as a window into the scientific process.Retraction Watch is an open-access database of peer-reviewed articles that have been retracted, or about which concern has been formally expressed. Database entries contain citation information, the article’s current status, and the reasons why the article has been retracted or is considered questionable.
APA PsycArticles from the American Psychological Association (APA) is a definitive source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology.
Produced by the Buros Center for Testing at the University of Nebraska, the Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMY) provides users with a comprehensive guide to thousands of contemporary testing instruments.
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection is a comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
Put simply, our Mometrix eLibrary delivers the most comprehensive list of study guides and practice questions on the market, all at your fingertips. Mometrix eLibrary is a cloud-based web application that gives your organization access to our entire database of test preparation materials.
Humanites & Social Sciences
Humanities International Complete provides the full text of hundreds of journals, books, and other published sources from around the world.
Project MUSE offers complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals and books from many of the world’s leading university presses and scholarly societies.
SocINDEX with Full Text is the world’s most comprehensive and highest-quality sociology research database.
The Sociological Collection is a comprehensive database covering information in all areas of sociology, including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture and social structure.
Consumer Health Complete is the single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support patients’ information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics.
This database is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine, and general health.
This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the Lexi-PALS Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.
PubMed comprises more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life-science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher websites.
PubMed Central (PMC) is a free, full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). In keeping with NLM’s legislative mandate to collect and preserve the biomedical literature, PMC serves as a digital counterpart to NLM’s extensive print journal collection.
eBooks & Reference Works
The primary aim of DOAB is to increase discoverability of Open Access books.The directory links to thousands of full-text, peer-reviewed books from hundreds of publishers.
This multidisciplinary collection includes thousands of eBooks covering a large selection of academic subjects and features eBooks from leading publishers and university presses.
Search and view the full text of eBooks.
This eBook reference collection offers a rich selection of eBook titles covering a broad range of general reference subjects for high-school students.
This eBook reference collection offers a rich selection of eBook titles covering a broad range of general reference subjects.
Bookshelf is an online, searchable collection of more than 8,000 books, reports, databases, and other scholarly literature in biology, medicine, and the life sciences developed and managed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) in the National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health.
Theses & Dissertations
EBSCO Open Dissertations now includes the content from American Doctoral Dissertations. It is a free database with records for more than 1.2 million electronic theses and dissertations from around the world.
OATD.org aims to be the best possible resource for finding open-access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world.