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Neuropsychology

This is UCLan's Neuropsychology library page.

For more help and guidance please contact your Faculty Librarians: Bob Frost and Megan Benson

Books

Print Books

Use the Library Search to locate print books. The catalogue will tell you exactly what we have in stock and where it is located.

Alternatively, use Reading Lists Online to locate items on your module reading lists.

Electronic Books

Psychology eBooks/collections which may be useful include:

  • PEP Web 
  • Encyclopedia of Neuroscience - includes sections on the history of neuroscience, communication, language and speech, disease and dysfunction, nervous system development, repair and aging and the structural organisation of the brain.
  • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) - Used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders. Our subscription includes access to DSM-5, DSM-5 Clinical Cases, and the DSM-5 Handbook of Differential Diagnosis.

Multi-Subject eBook Collections

 

Journals and Articles

Finding specific journals or journal articles

If you have a reference for a particular journal article, or if you want to find out if we take a particular journal title, use the Journal Finder.

Searching for journal articles (subject-specific journal databases)

  • PsycInfo – the American Psychological Association’s (APA) resource for abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioural science and mental health. It contains approximately 3 million citations and summaries dating as far back as the 1600s. Journal coverage, which spans from the 1800s to present, includes international material selected from around 2,400 periodicals in dozens of languages
  • PsycArticles – the American Psychological Association's (APA) definitive source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The database contains approximately 150,000 articles from over 70 journals
  • Cinahl - an authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers. This database provides indexing for 2,857 journals and the full text of 560 titles
  • BioMed Collection - collection of nursing and health related databases accessed via the same web address. Some are fulltext, others just give bibliographical references
  • ProQuest Hospital Collection - comprises the ProQuest Psychology, Health & Medical Complete, Health Management, and Nursing & Allied Health databases
  • Searching for journal articles (Multi-disciplinary databases)

    Should you want to undertake a more thorough search for research materials/literature try searching the following abstract and indexing databases. Unlike our other databases, generally you will only find the abstract or executive summary of articles within these databases. Conference papers are also available.

eResources and Databases

UCLan subscribes to a range of additional e-resources, aside from the e-journals, which you will not find freely available on the Web. Within the psychology discipline you may find the following useful: 

  • Cochrane Library - a regularly updated collection of evidence-based medicine databases, including The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews which provide high quality information to people providing and receiving care and those responsible for research, teaching, funding and administration at all levels
  • Nexis - a full-text database of news drawn from over 29,000 sources. These sources include local, regional and national newspapers, newsletters, magazines and trade journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts, company news databases, government documents, legislation and legal journals.
  • P-E-P Web (Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing) -a digital collection of many of the major works of psychoanalysis. It includes the complete works of Sigmund Freud, an archive of works from twenty psychoanalytic journals (1920-2003), and complete versions of other, classic texts such as John Bowlby’s Attachment and Loss.
  • Zetoc - provides access to the British Library's Electronic Table of Contents of current journals and conference proceedings.

Additional Resources

  • SAGE Research Methods - a tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects. It contains content from more than 640 books, dictionaries, encyclopaedias, and handbooks.
  • Qualtrics - a sophisticated tool to assist in building surveys
  • How to get your copy of SPSS

 

Bob Frost

Faculty Librarian for Science and Technology

rsfrost@uclan.ac.uk
01772 892261

Megan Benson

Assistant Information Officer for Health and Wellbeing

mbenson4@uclan.ac.uk
01772 895057