Psychology

This is UCLan's Psychology library page.

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

Books

Use 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.

Psychology eBooks/collections which may be useful include:

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
  • ProQuest Hospital Collection - comprises the ProQuest Psychology, Health & Medical Complete, Health Management, and Nursing & Allied Health databases.

Searching for journal articles (Multi-disciplinary databases)

Searching for journal articles (Abstracting & indexing 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 of articles within these databases. Conference papers are also available too.

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:

  • Nexis UK - local, regional, national and international news archive
  • Lexis Library - UK case law & legislation, Halsbury's Law & Statutes 
  • Westlaw - UK case law & legislation, some international case law along with The Legal Journal Index and a Current Awareness Service
  • Zetoc - 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 Science and Technology

mbenson4@uclan.ac.uk
01772 895057