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Suggested resources in psychology.

Key Resources

PsycInfo (EBSCO)  NOTE: The university's PsycInfo subscription has changed back to EBSCO. (PsycINFO (Proquest) has been removed)
The American Psychological Association's flagship database of more than 4 million articles, books and other international documents in psychology going back over a century. Over 90% of the titles indexed in PsycInfo are peer-reviewed.

ERIC -- for literature searches related to education-- school psychology, school counseling, program effectiveness, testing, etc.

Counseling and Therapy in Video 

Mental Measurements Yearbook - a guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. 

DSM 5 - the authoritative handbook used for the diagnosis of mental disorders.

For more suggested databases, see Core Resources for Article Searching in Psychology and Behavioral Sciences.

FEATURED RESOURCE: -- Watch expert psychotherapists demonstrate techniques and comment on their work. Includes 100+ videos. Browse this streaming video library:    By Approach  -- By Therapeutic Issue  -- By Expert -- By Population

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APA ebooks

Research Tools and Tips

Looking for a specific item for which you know the title? Use these quick search tools:

•  Books

Use the Scholar OneSearch Browse search to find books by title or author.

•  Ejournals

Use the Ejournal finder (search by title, e-only).


Use the A-Z database list.

New resources

JoVE - the Journal of Visualized Experiments

The Library now subscribes to JoVE Neuroscience as well as JoVE Biology, JoVE Immunology & Infection and JoVE BioengineeringJoVE, the Journal of Visualized Experiments, is the world's first peer reviewed scientific video journal. 

On a short-term basis (and possibly longer) the library's subscription includes these sections of the Science Education database: Essentials of NeuroscienceGeneral Laboratory Techniques, and Basic Methods in Cellular Molecular Biology (Ask for details.)

Online Access to DSM 5

DSM-5 is available online to NU affiliates.  It is part of a package called PsychiatryOnline Premium collection and includes the DSM 5, DSM IV, DSM IV handbook, clinical case book, practice guidelines from the American Psychiatric Association, and other core texts.  Learn more about the DSM, how it's used, and the most recent revision.

View previous editions of the DSM

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