Databases for Psychology Research
Search databases to find journal articles. The following list of databases index articles from scholarly psychology journals.
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PsycINFO covers the professional and academic literature in psychology and related disciplines. PsycINFO's coverage is worldwide.
PsycARTICLES offers full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe Publishing Group. It is a subset of its parent database, PsycINFO. Updated daily.
PsycCRITIQUES is a database of full-text reviews of current books, some popular films, and comparative reviews of books.
A collection of multidisciplinary citation databases, including Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, and the Arts & Humanities Citation Index.
This database covers topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
Know the difference between empirical and review articles.
A review article or "literature review" discusses past research studies on a given topic.