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Psychology Resources

This is a guide to the use of psychology resources at Adelphi Libraries

What is a database?

A database is a tool to help you find quality information in publications such as academic journals, newspapers, and magazines. In the library the word database usually refers to a subscription database.  The library subscribes to a database, similarly to how you would subscribe to an individual magazine or newspaper.

Why use Databases?-37 sec tutorial

Finding Articles

To find journal articles on topics in psychology you may find it helpful to use one of the subject-specific databases listed below. Or, you may want to start with one of the Multi-Subject Databases listed in the box on the right.

Complete List of Psychology Databases

Scholarly vs. Popular Articles

Multi-subject databases

Unique Content Databases