Psychology resources

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Biological Science Collection - ProQuest
Interdisciplinary database including the biological, genetic and neurosciences.

Cambridge Core
Cambridge University Press publishes a wide range of high-quality academic content across Cambridge Core, including leading journals, research monographs, reference works and textbooks.

Electronic open access, self-archive of papers and conference proceedings in psychology, neuroscience and linguistics. Please bear in mind that some of this content is unpublished.

EBSCO Psychology & Sociology databases
Searches PsycINFO, Academic Search Complete (multi-disciplinary), AgeLine (social gerontology), CINAHL Plus (nursing and allied health) and MEDLINE (medicine) at the same time.

eHRAF Archaeology
A collection of in-depth descriptive documents focusing on archaeological traditions from around the world.

eHRAF World Cultures
A collection of subject-indexed, ethnographic collections covering all aspects of cultural and social life, including books, monographs, journal articles, dissertations and manuscripts.

Digital archive of over 1,000 academic journals covering the sciences, social sciences and humanities.

Oxford Academic Journals
A collection of more than 300 electronic journal titles from Oxford University Press with full-text access from 1996 to the latest issue for all titles.

This is the APA (American Psychological Association) e-journal collection.

The American Psychological Association’s renowned database of peer-reviewed literature in behavioural science and mental health.

Sage Journals
A collection of over 600 full-text international peer-reviewed journals titles, dating back to 1999 for most titles.

Leading scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters.

Social Science Premium Collection - ProQuest
Cross-search a variety of databases including Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts (ASSIA), Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA), Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress (PILOTS), Social Services Abstracts and Sociological Abstracts.

Taylor & Francis Online
Over 1,500 journals covering a range of disciplines.

Web of Science - Clarivate
Search a variety of databases including Web of Science Citation Index (multi-disciplinary scientific), Biosis Citation Index (includes neuroscience) and Medline.

Wiley Online Library
Access the full text of over 1,400 journals covering a range of disciplines.

VLeBooks (previously DawsonEra)
One of our core ebook collections with many titles relevant for Psychology and related subjects.

EBSCO eBook collection
Access a selection of ebooks and search for titles containing psychology or related subjects.

ProQuest Ebook Central
This ebook platform is another of our core ebook collections.

European Newsstream - ProQuest
Provides the searchable full-text of articles published in around 30 UK newspapers including The Times, Telegraph, Guardian and The Independent.

A news and business service which includes around 12,000 publications, including worldwide, national and local newspapers.

The Times Digital Archive
Search the complete digital edition of The Times from 1785-2011. The entire newspaper is captured with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos.

Box of Broadcasts (BoB)
Box of Broadcasts (BoB) National is a TV and radio recording service and is freely available to all staff and students at Keele. Record and catch-up on programmes from 60+ TV and radio channels that have been broadcast in the last 30 days. You will need your Keele username and password to sign-in.

British Library EThOS
The British Library ETHOS project provides electronic access to research theses from many UK universities.

Google Scholar
The most famous web search engine can search for academic journals and literature too. In Google Scholar’s settings you can also customise your results to quickly see which of them you have full-text access to through Keele Library. To get this working, before you perform your search click on Settings and type 'keele' into the Library Links search box. Tick the Keele University – view online @Keele box, click on Save Preferences and you're ready to go. When you've typed in your search, any results with ‘view-online@Keele' link next to the title provide a direct link through to the article.

Keele Research Repository
A digital archive of research and enterprise output produced by Keele University staff.

Library Hub Discover
Library Hub Discover replaces Copac and SUNCAT. This catalogue gives you access to details of materials held in many UK national, academic and specialist libraries.

Reference management software which you can use to import, manage and save references from your research, whether they are from books, library databases, journals, web pages or other sources. You will need your Keele username and password to access RefWorks.

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