This guide lists the recommended databases for researching current research literature in psychology.
Last Updated: Sep 9, 2013
Contains citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines, such as medicine, psychiatry, and organizational behavior. 98 percent of the covered material is peer-reviewed and journal coverage spans 1887 to present.
- Web of Science
Web of Science indexes many neuroscience journals. This selection includes Open access journals and conference proceedings, spanning multiple academic disciplines.
National Library of Medicine's search service to access over 20 million citations in MEDLINE and Pre-MEDLINE (with links to participating on-line journals), and other related databases. Use the Get it @ Duke button for full text access to the articles indexed.
Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database, including peer-reviewed titles.. in the following subjects: Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Engineering ; Life and Health Sciences ; Social Sciences, Psychology and Economics ; Biological, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
Contains international literature on biomedicine, including the allied health fields and the biological and physical sciences, humanities and information science as they relate to medicine and health care.
- Oxford Scholarship Online - Psychology
This is a database of electronic books about psychology that have been published by Oxford University Press
SocINDEX with Full Text offers comprehensive coverage of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study.