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Psychology Subject Guide

Subject guides are created by Great Basin College Librarians to assist you! These guides provide helpful resources and tutorials to help you succeed in finding credible resources.

Databases

EBSCO

To find peer-reviewed articles in EBSCO, remember to refine your search results to peer-reviewed articles. To do this, check the box labeled "Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals located in the "Limit your Results" search category. If you need more assistance, please watch the Peer Reviewed Articles Tutorial.

JSTOR

This database is unique because the complete archives of core scholarly journals have been digitized, starting with the very first issues, many of which date from the 1800's. New titles and fields are being added regularly. Scholarly journal archive - it is NOT a current issue database. If you need more assistance, please watch the Peer Reviewed Articles Tutorial.

ProQuest

To find peer-reviewed articles in ProQuest, remember to refine your search results to peer-reviewed articles. To do this, check the box labeled "Peer reviewed" located under the "limit to" search category. If you need more assistance, please watch the Peer Reviewed Articles Tutorial.

ProQuest Psychology Journals (ProQuest)

With complete full-text coverage from top psychology and related publications, this database meets the needs of both students and mental-health professionals.

eBooks

Encyclopedia of Aging

Offers a timely resource encompassing all aspects of aging. Covering a variety of disciplines --biology, medicine, economics, law psychology, sociology and history -- the Encyclopedia also explores related issues such as religion, spirituality, and ethics. Also includes a topical outline, primary source documents, addresses, Web sites and an index.

Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood: In History

This 3-vol. set presents the social and cultural history of childhood from antiquity to the present. Children and Childhood examines this history through articles on education, parenting, child labor, economics, images of childhood, children's literature, play, toys and games, health, physiology, law, the criminal justice system and social welfare.

Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health

Provides detailed information on mental disorders and conditions. Also features entries for prescription, alternative and over-the-counter drugs, as well as the various therapies used to treat mental disorders.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology

This single-volume, accessible resource covers the entire spectrum of psychology, including: notable people, theories and terms; landmark case studies and experiments; applications of psychology in advertising, medicine and sports; and career information. More than 650 articles -- 65% of those are entirely new or updated since the last edition.

Macmillan Encyclopedia of Death and Dying

Covering all aspects of death and dying -- biological, medical, social, sociological, psychological, religious, and philosophical -- the 2-vol. Macmillan Encyclopedia of Death and Dying also provides a deep historical and cross-cultural perspective through the ages. More than 400 entries cover AIDS, children, cremation, communication with the dead, grief and mourning across cultures, genocide, life-expectancy, widows, and much more. Also includes an appendix providing general overviews and contact information for nearly 80 organizations, 150 illustrations, and a comprehensive index.

Websites

American Psychological Association (APA)

The American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States. This website covers psychology topics, a help center, research and news in psychology.

Classics in the History of Psychology

Classics in the History of Psychology is an effort to make the full texts of a large number of historically significant public domain documents from the scholarly literature of psychology and allied disciplines available on the World Wide Web. There are now over 25 books and about 200 articles and chapters on-line. The site also contains links to over 200 relevant works posted at other sites.

Guide to Psychology and its Practice

Lots of information on psychology topics.

Medline Plus

From the National Institutes of Health, this searchable site provides information on health topics, drug information, dictionaries and links to other health related information.

MentalHelp.Net

Covers a variety of mental health topics, news and research.

National Institute of Mental Health

Covers a variety of mental health topics.

Psych Central

Offers reliable, trusted information and over 160 support groups to consumers.

PubMed Central

PubMed Central is a free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH). PubMed Central, NLM has taken the lead in preserving and maintaining access to the electronic literature.

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Explore your brain, take part in real-life experiments and test yourself with our games, illusions and brain-benders.

 

 

 

 

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Great Basin College Library
McMullen Hall
1500 College Parkway
Elko, NV 89801
775-753-2222

Why Great Basin College

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