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Finding Journal Articles
The most current research in psychology are often found in journal articles. The U of L Library subscribes to many databases that allow you to search for journal articles on your research topic. Some of the most important databases in this field are listed below. Read the description of each database to determine which ones are most likely to include articles on your topic.
Databases usually provide article citation information and abstracts—summaries of what each article is about. Often, the full text of the article is available within the database or through a
link. If the full text of an article isn't available through the U of L Library, you may request it via an interlibrary loan.
For more information on finding articles through the U of L Library, visit our
Find Journal Articles guide. For tips on how to search databases, watch the video on the left or use the search tip links to learn more about searching databases.
APA PsycINFO [via Ovid]
Indexes scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences.
Content: Scholarly journals, dissertations, books, technical reports
MEDLINE [via OVID]
Indexes international biomedical and nursing journals. Produced by the United States National Library of Medicine. All records are indexed with Medical Subject Headings (MeSH).
Indexes medical information on biomedicine and health, covering portions of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering, and much more. Developed and maintained by the United States National Library of Medicine. Includes access to the MeSH database.
Content: Scholarly journals, systematic reviews, clinical studies
Web of Science Core Collection
Access scholarly literature in the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities. Includes citation mapping and citation reports.
Wiley Online Library
Access scientific, technical, medical and scholarly content covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities.
Content: Scholarly journals, books, reference works, laboratory protocols