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Psychology: Home

Psychology is an academic and applied discipline that involves the scientific study of mental functions and behaviors ---Wikipedia

Locating Books

MaagNET Library Catalog

  • For search tips and information see Using MaagNet.
  • Not sure of a topic? Here are a few Library of Congress Subject Headings to get you started:
    • Psychology
    • Human Biology
    • Mental Health
  • Browse: the collections

    Resources in Psychology may be found throughout the library: in the Reference Room, in the General and Oversize Collections, in the Serials/Microforms area and in Government Documents (see Building Guide).

    • Use the following sections of the Library of Congress Classes for Psychology to browse the shelves for books and periodicals. (For a listing of what the initial letters of LC Classes stand for, see the Library of Congress Classification Outline).
      • BF1-990 - Psychology
      • BF173-175.5 - Psychoanalysis
      • BF309-499 - Consciousness, Cognition
      • BF501-505 - Motivation
      • BF636-637 - Applied Psychology
      • BF712-724.85 - Developmental Psychology
      • BF725-727 - Class Psychology


Multidisciplinary Resources

  • Academic Search Premier
    Academic Search Premier is the world's largest scholarly, multi-discipline, full text database designed specifically for academic institutions. This resource indexes over 4300 periodicals and contains full text for over 3400 scholarly publications. Academic Search Premier includes full-page images as well as color embedded images. This scholarly collection provides full text journal coverage for nearly all academic areas of study - including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies.
  • Electronic Journal Center
    The Electronic Journal Center (EJC) is OhioLINK's collection of full-text research journals. OhioLINK researchers can register to be notified by email about new relevant articles according to subject, author, or journal title.
  • SocINDEX
    SocINDEX provides references to periodical articles in the Social Sciences, including Psychology and Psychiatry. Has links to library holdings and possible sources of full text articles.


The Last Psychiatrist: thoughtful, iconoclastic perspective from a practising psychiatrist. 

Child Psychology Research Blog: by clinical child psychologist, an expert on mood disorders.

Research Blogging: posts collected from variety of blogs but all peer-reviewed research.

PsychCentral Blog: team blog, focusing more on clinical topics: depression, anxiety etc..