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Welcome to your library subject page. This has been compiled by your subject librarian and is here to help you find information for your studies and research. It is not an exhaustive list of everything available, but will point you in the right direction.

  • Getting the best from your searching

    OneSearch is a good place to start your research. However as you progress through your course you will need to develop your searching skills to incorporate other sources.

    Watch the tutorial below for an introduction to searching or access our Finding Information page for more advice.

    How to search

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  • Eresources and Journals

    We have selected some key eresources and individual journal titles to help you locate relevant material for your subject.

    Eresources

    Eresources allow you to search across multiple sources at one time eg a range of journal articles. Some eresources are subject specific and provide more tailored results.

    In addition to these key eresources you can also explore our full A-Z of eresources.

    EresourceDescription
    PsycARTICLES Full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology from the American Psychological Association (APA). Includes full-text articles from over 100 journals plus references and abstracts, reports and conference proceedings, trials and reviews. You can filter results by methodology, by tests & measures and by age.
    Proquest Psychology Access 540 full-text journals with coverage ranging from behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial and social psychology, along with personality, psychobiology and psychometrics. You can filter by 'Location' if that is required eg by UK
    Google Scholar Search for articles and more in Google Scholar. Click on this link to find out how to set up Scholar to link into the full text provided by the University.
    Academic Search Complete Large multi-disciplinary database worth looking at for all aspects of psychology
    Business Source Complete Try this for articles on psychology about consumers, media, organizations, business, human resources, marketing and many more areas
    Cinahl Articles on psychology within various aspects of health.
    A useful option - you can filter your results by Age.
    Cochrane Library Search for systematic reviews on psychological interventions in various aspects of health.
    Sage Journals Over 120 journals covering psychology

     

    Individual Journal Titles

    Browse or search inside key journal titles for your subject below. For a full range of titles check our A-Z of journals via Journals Search.

    JournalDescription
      Aggression and Violent Behaviour Articles and reviews on homicide, sexual deviance and assault, child and youth violence, family violence, genetic predispositions, and the physiological basis of aggression
    British Journal of Developmental Psychology Publishes full-length, empirical, conceptual, review and discussion papers, as well as brief reports in the areas of childhood, adolescent and adult development
    British Journal of Psychology Publishes original research on all aspects of general psychology including cognition; health and clinical psychology; developmental, social and occupational psychology
    Journal of Experimental Psychology Publishes articles describing empirical work that is of broad interest or bridges the traditional interests of two or more communities of psychology
    Journal of Interpersonal Violence Concerned with study and treatment of victims and perpetrators of interpersonal violence, addressing the causes, effects, treatment, and prevention of all types of violence

     

  • Web links for your subject

    Web LinkDescription
      British Psychological Society The British Psychological Society (BPS) is the representative body for psychology and psychologists in the UK. They are responsible for the development, promotion and application of psychology for the public good.

    BPS Research Digest

    Showcases and critiques psychological research

    American Psychological Association

    The American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organisation that represents psychology in the United States. The mission of the APA is to advance the creation, communication and application of psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve people’s lives.
    APA Dictionary

    Over 25,000 entries across 90 areas of psychology

     

  • APA

    APA

    The Psychology courses uses the APA (American Psychological Association) guidelines for referencing. Access the guidelines and help materials in the folowing ways:

     

     

     

     

     

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