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Psychology

This guide provides resources relevant for psychology.

Subject-Focused Encyclopedias

Need to select a research topic or find background information?  

The Reference Collection includes a variety of different sources, such as: subject-focused encyclopedias, handbooks, almanacs, maps/atlases, statistical compendiums, dictionaries, and more. Look here to find introductory articles on subject-related topics. The broad perspective offered by such articles often proves helpful for narrowing research topics before pursuing more in-depth information. 

This guide provides some recommendations for encyclopedias and other reference resources that might provide helpful information relating to your topic.

Recommended Subject-Focused Encyclopedias

21st Century Psychology

Electronic Resource

APA Dictionary of Psychology

Electronic Resource

Career Paths in Psychology

Reference Collection (Second Floor)

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

Reference Collection (Second Floor)

Criminal Psychology

Electronic Resource, 4 Volumes

Dictionary of Psychology

Electronic Resource

Displaying Your Findings: A Practical Guide for Creating Figures, Posters, and Presentations

Reference Collection (Second Floor)

Encyclopedia of Creativity

Electronic Resource

Encyclopedia of Identity

Electronic Resource.

Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology

Reference Collection (Second Floor)

Encyclopedia of Perception

Electronic Resource

Handbook of Child Psychology, Volume 1

Electronic Resource
Theoretical Models of Human Development

Handbook of Child Psychology, Volume 2,

Electronic Resource
Cognition, Perception and Language

Handbook of Cognition

Electronic Resource

Handbook of Cognitive Aging

Electronic Resource

Handbook of Industrial, Work & Organizational Psychology

Electronic Resource
Volume 2: Organizational Psychology

Health Psychology Handbook

Electronic Resource

Learning and Memory: A Comprehensive Reference

Reference Collection (Second Floor)
4 Volumes

Mental Measurements Yearbook

See also "Mental Measurements Yearbooks with Tests in Print" listed above under Psychological Tests and Measures Databases.
Reference Collection (Second Floor)

Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing

Reference Collection (Second Floor)
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Recommended Online Encyclopedia Databases

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Recommended Multimedia Databases

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Psychological Tests and Measures Databases

The following databases provide information to identify psychological tests and measuring instruments.