Provided by the American Psychological Association, APA PsycINFO offers access to international literature in psychology and related disciplines including psychiatry, education, business, medicine, nursing, pharmacology, law, linguistics, and social work. When you search APA PsycINFO, you are also searching the ProQuest Psychology Database and the APA PsycARTICLES database.
CINAHL provides indexing for journals about nursing and related fields. It offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, audiovisuals, book chapters and more.
Regularly maintained by Dr. Grohol and a staff of contributing editors,
Psych Central is a good source for mental health information, and it
provides annotated guides to the most useful websites, newsgroups, and
lists online today in mental health, psychology, social work, and
The International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) is an essential online resource for social science and interdisciplinary research. IBSS includes over two million bibliographic references to journal articles and to books, reviews and selected chapters dating back to 1951. It is unique in its broad coverage of international material and incorporates over 100 languages and countries. Abstracts are provided for half of all current journal articles and full text availability is continually increasing.
JSTOR is a database consisting of full-text articles from scholarly, peer-reviewed journals from nearly every discipline taught at Calvin. Coverage for each journal begins with the first volume, with coverage ending for most titles three and five years ago. A growing number of journals now have coverage up to the present!
This guide details the American Psychological Association guidelines for Psychology papers. Also covered are misconceptions, commonly misused words, useful internet resources, and suggested steps for researching and writing.
Covers information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Includes many journals also indexed in PsycINFO. Especially strong in child and adolescent psychology and counseling.
The Psychology Database is a highly accessible resource for students, teachers, and researchers with full text from leading psychology and psychosomatic publications, and diverse sources of content including dissertations and training videos to help new students bridge theory with practice.
PTSDpubs (formerly called PILOTS) is produced by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD. This open-access database provides citations and abstracts to the worldwide literature on PTSD and other psychological effects of trauma, with coverage from 1871 to present.
ProQuest Sociology covers the international literature of sociology and social work, including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction, and more. Note: When searching this database, you are also searching Sociological Abstracts and Social Services Abstracts.
Web of Science (WoS) indexes leading scholarly journals, books, proceedings, and other formats. Its major subject areas include the natural and social sciences and arts and humanities with coverage back to 1900. The heart of WoS is the Web of Science Core Collection, which indexes thousands of scholarly journals by author, author affiliation, and cited reference. In addition to the Core Collection, Web of Science provides access to several regional, subject, and format-specific database.
The suite of video tutorials teach aspects of searching, analyzing results, creating a researcher profile, and more. EndNote Web, the bibliographic management tool, is integrated into WoS.