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Library Guide Psychology: Resources
Resources and services of the University Library in the field of psychology
A comprehensive database with international coverage of the professional and academic peer reviewed literature in the field of psychology, and the psychological aspects of related disciplines, such as Medicine, Psychiatry, Nursing, Sociology, Education, Pharmacology, Physiology, Linguistics, Communication, and Anthropology.
The database includes references and abstracts from:
- more than 2,000 journals
- dissertations in more than 30 languages
- book chapters and books in the English language Coverage: 1806 - present, weekly updates Self-teaching module: PsycINFO Basics Related databases: PubMed, Web of Science
PubMed is a freely accessible database and the most consulted database for biomedical research articles. Its content contains Medline, but with a different search interface and search options. Coverage: 1946 - present, daily updates Self-teaching module: PubMed Basics, PubMed Advanced Related databases: Embase, Cochrane Library, Web of Science
The Web of Science by Clarivate Analytics contains references of international journal articles from all scientific disciplines.
It includes data from eight citation indexes:
- Science Citation Index Expanded
- Social Sciences Citation Index
- Arts and Humanities Citation Index
- Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science (CPCI-S)
- Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities (CPCI-SSH)
- Book Citation Index - Science (BKCI-S)
- Book Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities (BKCI-SSH)
- Emerging Sources Citation Index
- Current Chemical Reactions (CCR-EXPANDED)
- Index Chemicus (IC)
Citation indexes offer a unique search method to find later-published journal articles, in which a publication is cited. Coverage: daily updates Self-teaching module: Web of Science Help, Web of Science Platform: Training Resources Related: Journal Citation Reports
Embase is one of the largest databases for biomedical research articles. It is especially useful to find literature on drugs, chemicals and medical devices. Medline records from 2010 onwards are included. Coverage: 1974 - present, daily updates (conference abstracts indexed from 2009 present) Self-teaching module: Embase LibGuide Recommended related databases: PubMed / MEDLINE, Cochrane Library, Web of Science
Sociology; journal articles, congress abstracts, dissertations
A comprehensive database with references and abstracts to international, academic peer reviewed journal articles from over a thousand core serials, conference papers, book reviews and American dissertations in the field of sociology, and related disciplines in the social and behavioural sciences, such as Anthropology, Psychology, Education, and Communication. Cited references have been included since 2002. Coverage: 1952 - present, monthly updates Related databases: International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS), Web of Science
Communication Abstracts contains references to journal articles, books and book chapters in the field of communication studies and mass media. Coverage: 1977 - present, updated bimonthly Related database: PsycINFO (media psychology)
The International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) includes bibliographic references to international journal articles, books, reviews, and selected chapters in the field of economy, political science, social and cultural anthropology, and sociology. Coverage: 1951 - present, updated bi-weekly Related database: Sociological Abstracts
In Linguistics and Language Behaviour Abstracts (LLBA), there are references to journal articles, books, American dissertations and book reviews in the field of linguistics and language behaviour. Coverage: 1973 - present
Bibliography, Linguistics and Literature studies, Articles and books
MLA International Bibliography (Modern Language Association) contains references to journal articles and books in the fields of modern language and literature. Coverage from 1963. Coverage: 1963 - present
PTSDpubs is a database with citations of literature on PTSD and other mental health consequences of exposure to traumatic events. Coverage: 1871 - present, monthly updates Related databases: PsycINFO, PubMed
RUQuest is a search engine for the collection of the RU University Library, Nijmegen, and for collections of other libraries worldwide.
RUQuest contains printed and digital books, periodicals, journal articles, book chapters and more.
Full text publications can be opened by clicking 'View full text'. Tutorial: RUQuest
All subjects; journal articles and books. Citation scores
In Google Scholar, you can find references to academic publications in many different disciplines and forms (e.g. journal articles and preprints). A lot of these publications are available freely online.
Citation data of the publication (who cites who in Google Scholar) can be found at 'Cited by'. Manual: Connect Google Scholar to the University Library
Comprehensive multidisciplinary collection of references and abstracts of dissertations and theses from around the world, mainly from the United States. A preview of the first 24 pages of each publication is available for most. Coverage: 1743 - present
All subjects; newspapers, magazines, web news, transcripts of news items on radio and TV
Nexis Uni is a database with full text articles derived from Dutch newspapers (national and regional), foreign newspapers and Dutch news magazines. Coverage: circa 1990 - present, daily updates Manual: Help Topics for Nexis Uni
The Radboud Repository contains the (open access) academic output of the Radboud University, amongst which are all digitised theses published since the founding of the University in 1923. Introductory video: Radboud Repository in a nutshell Related database: NARCIS
NARCIS - National Academic Research and Collaborations Information System
NARCIS is a gateway to (open access) publications from all Dutch universities, KNAW, NWO and a number of research institutes, datasets from DANS and 4TU.Datacentrum and descriptions of research projects, researchers and research institutes. Related database: Radboud Repository
Encyclopedia of Health and Aging is a reference work with a focus on the biological, psychological, social, and economic aspects of health and aging, and the impacts within the health-care system. it also provides information on aging-associated diseases and geriatric syndromes.