The Elsevier ScienceDirect Psychology Collection is made up of over 100 journal titles, representing some of the most cited and enduring "classics" in psychology research.
PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes life science journals for biomedical articles back to 1948. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources.
Web of Science: Science Citation Index – indexes over 7.700 scholarly peer reviewed journals, with complete links to references and times cited publications in over 170 subject categories. Coverage 1994-Present.
Searchable Subject Databases
Use the following databases to search for research papers in many forms: journal articles, book chapters, government reports, conference proceedings, etc.
PsycINFO - info
PsycINFO is published by the American Psychological Association (APA) and houses an extensive collection of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations dating as far back as the late 1800s.
Annual Reviews - (info)
This database is a collection fully searchable and browsable titles published under the Annual Reviews. The chapters within these volumes offer overviews of academic research within a given field, and so are appropriate and often ideal for background reading. Volumes in Psychology and Sociology might be helpful.
The ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) database indexes Education journals as well as more ephemeral material such as conference papers, research reports, curricular plans and guides.
SocINDEX with Full Text - info
A subject-specific sociology database with extensive coverage of many important journals published in the field. Notice that you can limit to Scholarly journals, including peer-reviewed, before you search.
JSTOR - info
This database offers full-text journal articles in just about any discipline. Though some journals’ most recent issue is from 3-4 years ago, current issues are now available for selected journal titles.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) - info
This database is produced and maintained by the U.S. government offering information on most aspects of criminal justice. The database contains abstracts describing over 200,000 resources, including “statistics, research findings, program descriptions, congressional hearing transcripts, and training materials.”
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