Recommended starting places
Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
A large academic multi-disciplinary database providing indexing for over 8,000 journals and full text for nearly 4,700 (including more than 3,600 peer-reviewed journals). PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for some journals.
(e-books, article index)
Features the DSM-IV-TR (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) as well as several textbooks and journals (including American Journal of Psychiatry, Psychiatric Services, Academic Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry & Clinical Neurosciences, Psychosomatics, and Psychiatric News).
1872-present. Covers both journal and book literature in psychology.
Cabell's Directories - Psychology Directory
Includes Business Directory, Education Directory, and Psychology Directory. These directories list scholarly journals, providing information such as manuscript guidelines, review information, and circulation data.
Colorado Education Statistics
Provides access to Colorado School District data as well as general education statistics at the state level.
ETS Test Link Database
Provides description, abstract, and source for more than 25,000 tests and other measurement instruments. About 1200 of these tests are available for download at a cost for $25 per test.
Health and Psychosocial Instruments (EBSCOhost)
1985-present. Information about measurement instruments in the health and psychosocial sciences.
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print (EBSCOhost)
Mental Measurements Yearbook contains descriptive information and reviews of commercially available standardized educational, personality, aptitude, neuropsychological, achievement, and intelligence tests. Tests in Print (TIP) serves as a comprehensive bibliography to commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides information including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, print, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).
The PILOTS (Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress) database, produced by the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, includes citations to literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health conditions following traumatic events.
1985-present. Full text articles on current issues in psychology, with articles from journals published by American Psychological Association and allied organizations. All journals included in this database are also indexed in PsycINFO.
A bibliographic and full-text companion to the scholarly PsycINFO database. The document types included in PsycEXTRA consist of technical, annual and government reports, conference papers, newsletters, magazines, newspapers, consumer brochures and more. It contains around 200,000 records that are not indexed in any other APA database.
Social Sciences Citation Index (ISI Web of Science)
Web of Science includes Arts & Humanities Citation Index (2004-present), Science Citation Index (1999-present), and Social Sciences Citation Index (1965-present). It offers bibliographic citations and cited references from a broad range of disciplines, and is useful as a citation analysis tool.
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