This subject guide contains a non-inclusive list of resources not only housed in the Henry Pfeiffer Library, but also electronic sources, some of which may be accessed from off campus. It is designed to serve as a starting point for research on subjects within the field of psychology.
Library of Congress Classification Headings
Psychology books can be found under the “BF” subheading in the stacks. You can search the Pfeiffer Library online book catalog here.
Select Reference Books
Oxford Companion to the Mind, Ref. BF31 .O94 1987
The Encyclopedia of Human Behavior, Ref. BF31 .G6
The MIT Encyclopedia of Cognitive Sciences, Ref. BF311 .M556 1999
International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, Ref. h20 .A2 I5
Dictionary of Key Words in Psychology, Ref. BF31 .B78 1986
Dictionary of Psychology, Ref. BF31 .H34 1971
Physicians’ Desk Reference: PDR, Ref. RS75 .P5 2007
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-IV-TR, Ref. RC455.2 .C4 D536 2000
Electronic Books on Credo Reference
Refer to the Tutorials page for tips on how to search in particular databases.
A database from the American Psychological Association (APA) containing nearly 2.4 million citations and abstracts of scholarly psychology journal articles, dissertations, and books. This database may be accessed from off campus.
A database from the APA containing full text articles from over 60 scholarly journals, including 50 published by the APA. This database may be accessed from off campus.
OmniFile Full Text Select
A general database indexing over 1,600 full-text titles. This database may be accessed from off campus.
Child Development Perspectives
Journal of Adolescence
Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development
Perceptual and Motor Skills
“The Virtual Psychology Classroom.”
A variety of psychology-related resources.
Classics in the History of Psychology
Over 200 historically significant public domain documents, including books, journal articles, and chapters.
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