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Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO)

These are some titles of peer-reviewed, full text journals available through EBSCO's Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection:

  • Annual Review of Psychology
  • British Journal of Psychology
  • Current Psychology
  • Educational & Child Psychology
  • Journal of Clinical Psychology
  • Journal of General Psychology
  • Journal of Occupational Psychology
  • Journal of Psychology
  • Personality & Social Psychology Review
  • Psychology Today

Psychology Collection (Gale)

These are some titles of peer-reviewed, full text journals available through Gale's Psychology Collection:

  • Annual Review of Psychology
  • British Journal of Psychology
  • Current Psychiatry
  • Journal of Social and Psychological Sciences
  • Journal of Psychiatry and Neurosciences
  • North American Journal of Psychology
  • The Psychological Record
  • Psychology, Society, & Education

Using the Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection Database

Searching: Looking for a specific topic?

  1. Enter your topic in the search bar
  2. From the results list, narrow your results on the left side of the page
    • Select "Full Text"
      • Otherwise you will get results that make you "Request this item through interlibrary loan"
    • Select "Peer Reviewed"
    • Change the "Publication Date" span
    • Narrow results further by selecting any addition criteria
  3. Choose an article of interest

Browsing journals: Looking for a specific theme or journal title?

  1. At the top of the page click "Publications"
  2. Browse the journals available through the Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection:
    • Browse journals by typing your terms into the "browse" bar
      • Under the browse bar select "Alphabetical," "By Subject & Description" or "Match Any Words"
    • Browse by letter
  3. Look for "PDF PDF Full Text" or "HTML Full Text HTML Full Text" for journals in full text
  4. Click into the journal to see if it is peer reviewed (Peer Reviewed: Yes / Peer Reviewed: No)

Browsing journal issues: Looking to see what articles a journal might have?

  1. After browsing the journals and choosing a specific journal:
    • Select a specific volume and issue on the right side of the page
    • The following results will be all of the articles from the selected issue

Using the Psychology Collection Database

Searching: Looking for a specific topic?

  1. Before searching your topic select the following boxes:
    • "to documents with full text"
    • "to peer-reviewed publications"
  2. Type your topic into the search bar and search
  3. Narrow results by selecting limitors on the left side of the page

Browsing journals: Looking for a specific theme or journal title?

  1. At the top of the page click "Publication Search"
  2. Either 
    • Click "List All Publications"
    • Search your topic in the search bar
  3. Make sure to select "full text" and "peer-reviewed" to limit the results list
  4. Choose a journal of interest

Browsing journal issues: Looking to see what articles a journal might have?

  1. After browsing journals and selecting a specific title:
    • Use the dropdown box under "Full-text coverage" to select which year you would like to browse
    • Select the issue you would like to browse
    • The results page will include all the articles in that specific volume/issue
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