PsycINFO is the primary tool used by psychologists to find information related to all aspects of psychology.
Produced by the American Psychological Association (APA) it identifies scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books and dissertations, and is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. Ninety-nine percent of the covered material is peer-reviewed.
ERIC is the primary tool used by educators to find information related to all aspects of education
Produced by the Institute of Education Sciences of the United States Department of Education the database provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and the Resources in Education Index. ERIC covers journals related to all aspects of education, and ERIC documents, which include curriculum guides, reports, and conference papers.
If your article is not available at Collins Library, you've got another option to getting it. Use Tipasa, our interlibrary loan service.
Either go directly to Tipasa and manually enter the information, or, if you're using a database, look for a shortcut link to automatically fill out the form.
Allow at least a week for the article to arrive. In most cases, articles are delivered in electronic format. You'll receive an email with a link to follow as soon as it's arrived.
This guide highlights only a small portion of the many resources available to you. If you're not finding what you need, don't hesitate to contact Andrea!
Social Sciences Liaison Librarian
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