Provides guidance on information resources and search strategies on conducting library research in psychology.
Last Updated: Dec 15, 2014
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Premier gateway to the international literature in psychology and related disciplines. Contains more than three million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and reports, with coverage back to the 1600s.
- PubMed with MGetIt Links
The National Library of Medicine's database covering the international journal literature of biomedicine, including psychiatry and many journals in various ares of psychology. This link to PubMed includes "MGet It" links to full text or Interlibrary Loan.
- ISI Web of Science
Web of Science contains the Social Science Citation Index and the Science Citation Index, among other content. It covers the top journals in each field, and may be searched by keyword, author, journal title, and more. Use it to find articles that CITE a known item, are CITED BY a known item, or SHARE CITATIONS WITH a known item.
The most comprehensive index of articles available from the library--over a half-billion articles from nearly 100,000 journals, newspapers and magazines, in all subjects, including sociology, with "MGet It" links to full text. It's like Google for the library's online content, but without the ads!
- Google Scholar (with "Availability at UMichigan" links)
Search engine for scholarly works, with "Availability at UMichigan" links (powered by "MGet It") that connect to full text, automated searching of U-M's Mirlyn catalog, automated completion of requests for delivery services, etc.
Catalog of the U-M University Library, with over 7,000,000 volumes (Worldwide Internet access)
Combined catalog of thousands of library catalogs. Use this resource to discover books, video material, and much more. Use MGetIt to request materials that are not held at U-M.
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