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Journal Locator

Journal Locator

Find specific journals,magazines, and newspapers.


Watch the video below to learn how to find an article if you have the citation.

  Beyond the DNL

Can't find what you want?

Try Interlibrary Loan!

  • Use materials from other libraries' collections free of charge.
  • Articles arrive via e-mail within 3-5 business days.
  • Books arrive within 2 weeks and are held in your name.
  • You will be notified by e-mail when your items arrive.

Request materials online via:

Selected Databases

Use databases to find articles on your topic. These databases are the best place to start.

  • PsycINFO
    PsycINFO provides scholarly journals, book chapters, and dissertations in the field of psychology. Citations link to PsycARTICLES for full-text.
    Coverage: 1872 - Present. Updated: Continually.
  • Psychology Journals
    Psychology Journals contains scholarly and trade publications related to areas of psychology and psychiatry. Includes charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements of psychological research.
    Coverage: 1971 - Present. Updated: Regularly.
  • PsycARTICLES
    PsycARTICLES is a full text sub-set of PsycINFO. Scholarly articles on specialized, basic, applied, clinical, and theoretical research in psychology.
    Coverage: 1987 - Present. Updated: Regularly.
  • PsycTESTS  Icon
    PsycTESTS contains descriptive summaries, full text and relevant citations on the development and assessment of tests and measures that can be used in research and teaching. For further information, you may consult the user guide compiled by the American Psychological Association
  • Academic Search Premier
    Covers the major areas of the humanities, sciences, and social sciences, with many full-text and peer-reviewed journals and a growing number of ebooks.
  • All Databases for Psychology . . .
 

Tips & Tricks

Tips & Tricks

  • When searching databases, use AND, OR, and parentheses to focus your search.
  • The asterisk * symbol will search for all variations of a word. For example: basket* will search for baskets and basketry. Using quotes will search for a phrase.
  • Combine synonyms with OR and put them inside parentheses, like this:
(psycholog* OR "mental health") AND (adolescent* OR teen*)
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