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Psychology Online Resources

Psychology Databases

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Search everything the Library has (books, databases, DVDs, journals, plays, and more) with one simple search.

Academic Search Complete
Full text and/or abstracts for scholarly publications covering most academic areas. Large collection of peer reviewed journals and an extensive image collection.

Alt-Health Watch
Full text articles focusing on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

Ambrose Video
Provides access to high quality streaming videos in science, drama and history. Collections feature: BBC Shakespearean Plays, World and U.S. History series, core sciences series (Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Environmental Sciences) and much more.

Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts: Volume I
Contains more than 2,000 transcripts of actual therapy sessions, 44,000 pages of client narratives and 25,000 pages of major reference works, including diaries, letters, autobiographies, oral histories, and personal memoirs along with the full text of therapy and counseling sessions.

Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts: Volume II
Provides a deep look into the client-therapist office, allowing readers to follow the progress and setbacks of clients over the course of multiple therapy sessions. This collection features a diverse set of clients, a wide range of presenting issues, and multiple therapeutic approaches.

Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volumes I, II, and III
Provides faculty and students with a first-hand look at the realities of working with clients and the challenges associated with putting theoretical concepts into practice. These volumes provide a thorough grounding in dozens of therapeutic methods and diagnoses, insight into the human condition, and training in skills such as reflection and empathy.

eBook Collection
Provides full text access to electronic books covering a variety of subjects. This resource also allows the user to automatically cite, print, and take notes electronically.

Films On Demand
Provides access to a variety of online academic streaming videos. Please consult the FAQ section for connection and browser requirements.

Health Source: Consumer Edition
Full text articles covering topics such as AIDS, Cancer, Diabetes, Drugs & Alcohol, Aging, Fitness, Nutrition & Dietetics, Children’s Health, Women’s Health, and more.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Full text or abstracts/indexing for journals in the medical disciplines. Includes USP Pharmacopoeia, DI: Vol. II, and Stedman's Medical Dictionary.

JStor
Full text articles from scholarly journals in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and selected science areas.

MEDLINE (National Library of Medicine)
Full text and/or citations for articles covering all areas of Medicine, including Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Health Services Administration, Nutrition, and much more.  Includes the MeSH thesaurus.

New York Times
Provides full text access to extensive news, multimedia and archives from the New York Times. Follow the link provided to register with your Point Park email address and claim your academic pass.

Project MUSE
Provides full text access to articles from acclaimed Humanities and Social Sciences journals. Project MUSE also has a vast selection of journal titles from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies.

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Full Text: The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection
Provides access to a comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses in the humanities and social sciences.

PsycARTICLES
Contains more than 25,000 full-text articles from 42 journals published by American Psychological Association and allied organizations. Coverage includes General Psychology and specialized basic, applied, clinical, and theoretical research in Psychology.

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection
Full text and/or citations covering topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, Psychiatry & Psychology, mental processes, Anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.

PsycInfo
Indexing and abstracts from the American Psychological Association.  Includes articles, dissertations, technical reports, books and book chapters from 1887 to the present covering Psychology and Psychological aspects of related fields.

Religion & Philosophy Collection
Full text and/or abstracts covering topics such as World Religions, Biblical Studies, Religious History, Epistemology, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Moral Philosophy, and more.

Sage Online
Provides full text access to prestigious scholarly journals in Business, the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Technology, among others.

Statista
Provides statistics related to a variety of fields, including media, advertising, finance, politics, etc. Located in one simple, easy-to-use database, Statista’s information is pulled and compiled from market research, trade publications, scientific journals, and government databases.

USA.gov
The portal to government information.  Provides a search engine to access official information and services from U.S. government agencies.

VAST: Academic Video Online
Provides online streaming video of multidisciplinary topics including documentaries, interviews, performances, news reels and more.

The Video Journal of Counseling and Therapy
Provides access to the latest research and best practice methods in the fields of counseling, mental health, and psychology through contemporary presentations, lectures, and workshops from renowned counselors, psychologists, and practitioners.

Vocational & Career Collection
Full text coverage of trade and industry-related periodicals.

Journal List

To search for a particular newspaper, magazine or journal in the Library’s collection, use the Journal List.

Library Books / DVDs

Psychology Books generally have call numbers that begin with B and are located on the Lower Level of the Library. DVDs are shelved alphabetically by title on the Main Floor of the Library.  Please use PointCat: Find Books & More for more detailed information.

Psychology Related Internet Sites

Psychology Related Internet Sites

How to Cite Resources

EasyBib - Automatic Bibliography and Citation Maker

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The links below can assist you in formatting your citations according to APA, MLA and all other major citation guidelines. You can use them for quick reference or in-depth treatment of a particular citation style. How do you format your research paper according to APA or MLA?  Try the Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue. Questions? Ask a Librarian. But remember, your professor is the ultimate judge.

Purdue OWL: APA Formatting and Style Guide
Purdue OWL: Chicago Manual of Style
Purdue OWL: MLA Formatting and Style Guide