Susan Stout Memorial Library


Main Psychology Collection: Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library (SSHEL)


Find Articles

Collections of Journals: Databases

Use databases to search multiple online journals at the same time. Find articles about a specific topic by using keywords, subject headings, authors, and more.

Electronic Journals (E-Journals)

Search or browse individual online journals.



Find Background Information

Online Reference Sources

Reference sources include encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and directories. These are great starting points for background information about a specific topic.



Browse Useful Websites


Develop Research Skills

Research guides provide suggestions for finding and using information about a specific subject or for a specific class. These guides may also give instructions on how to find a specific type of source (e.g. theses) or how to use a specific resource (e.g. Web of Science).

Psychology Research Guides

General Research Guides



Use Citation Management Tools

  • Refworks - This tool collects, stores, and organizes citations from books, articles, web sites, and other sources. It is available to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, staff, and faculty.
  • Endnote - A commercial reference management software package, used to manage bibliographies and references when writing essays and articles. EndNote Support Information



Use Additional Library Resources

Other libraries at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign also have psychology-related materials and services to assist with your research.