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Psychology & Psychiatry Databases
Includes the Annual Review of Clinical Psychology and the Annual Review of Psychology
Credo Reference - Psychology
Online encyclopedias and dictionaries of psychology.
Educational Testing Service
Information about educational tests and research by ETS.
Subscribed content limited to JAMA, JAMA Psychiatry and JAMA Pediatrics 1998-current. Limit searches to subscribed content only.
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print
Critical evaluations of over 2,000 commercially available tests in education, psychology, business, and intelligence.
Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing contains the full text of 18 journals in psychoanalysis plus writings of well-known psychoanalysts
Full text articles from selected APA journals and EPF journals, most from 1988 to the present.
Publications of the American Psychiatric Publishing including DSM-V, journals and books.
On ProQuest's platform. Provides abstracts and indexing of key psychology journals. Users get access to charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements essential to psychological research.
Index to serial and book literature in psychology with abstracts since 1840. On EBSCOhost platform.
PTSDPubs (formerly PILOTS)
A bibliographic database covering literature on traumatic stress sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. It provides citations and abstracts to the international literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health traumatic events.
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APA PsycInfo Training Materials
APA Databases Training
Use this link to find downloadable guides for searching APA PsycInfo. Online instruction session taught by APA are also listed.
APA Quick Reference Guide - Searching PsycInfo via EBSCO
Fordham provides access to the database APA PsycInfo via the EBSCOhost platform. For a basic introduction to searching PsycInfo check out this Quick Reference Guide published by APA. (For more detailed or topic specific support consult the Fordham Library Liaisons for Psychology.)
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Search Tips and Training
Tips for Searching PsycINFO
- Use the Advanced Search
- Check the Thesaurus for recommended search terms, word definitions, and historical usage of a search term
- Enter each separate word in a different box (theories, concepts, and diagnostic disorders as defined by the DSM-5 are great search terms)
- Select the Boolean/Phrase radio button, and use AND, OR, NOT to search multiple words or concepts
- Use an asterisk * at the end of a word to get variant endings: child* yields child and children and childhood
- Use quotation marks to search for a phrase (adjacent words that must be searched in exact order): "obsessive compulsive disorder"
- Consider limiting by Source Type: Scholarly Journals or Books or Dissertations
- Consider using dates, age, gender, methodologies, populations, tests & measures, language as limits
- The full bibliographic record will indicate if the article is peer reviewed, it will also provide the publication history
Boolean Modifier Video
Video tutorial "How Library Stuff Works: Boolean Modifiers" from McMaster Libraries
Boolean Operators Video
Video Tutorial "How Library Stuff Works: Boolean Operators" from McMaster Libraries
Database Search Tips
Database Search Tips from MIT Libraries covers Boolean search operators, truncation, keyword vs. subjects, fields, phrases and stop words.
Fordham Library Tutorial
Specific to the Fordham Library, this tutorial covers both catalog and database searching, evaluating library resources, and an overview of selected library services.
Fake News Research Guide
Learn to critically evaluate the news you read.
Here are some recommended multidisciplinary databases that may be helpful:
Academic Search Complete
Comprehensive multi-disciplinary full text database with thousands of periodicals and other publications.
JSTOR (EXPANDED COLLECTIONS & JOURNALS) - ENDS 6/30/22
Hundreds of academic journals in full text from v.1:n. 1. Access to current subscribed content of participating titles included. Basic and advanced searching defaults to "read and download" content we subscribe to. Browsing defaults to "all content." Look for the Access Level limiter on the lower left side to change settings.
ProQuest Research Library
Full text of articles on broad range of subjects since 1971
Abstract and citation database covering thousands of titles in Science, Social Sciences, Physical Sciences, Health Science, and Arts & Humanities going back to 1960.
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