Find Articles in Databases & Journals
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.
Find Background Information
Reference sources, online or in print, include encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and directories and are great starting points for background information about a specific topic.
- 21st Century Psychology: A Reference Handbook
- Handbook of Psychology
- Key Thinkers in Psychology
Browse Useful Websites
Websites can provide statistics, data, articles, documents, and other information about a specific field of study.
- American Psychological Association
- Association for Psychological Science
- National Institute of Mental Health
Develop Research Skills
Psychology Research Guides
Research guides provide suggestions for finding and using information about a specific subject.
Class guides are created by librarians to provide guides to helpful sources for a particular class.
Use Additional Library Resources
Psychology Related Libraries and Library Resources
Learn About Other Resources on Campus
Learn about psychology resources, research, and services at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
About the Psychology Collection
The psychology collection in the Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library (SSHEL) supports the instruction and research of the Department of Psychology. These resources include materials in the areas of biological, clinical, developmental, experimental, personality/social, quantitative, organizational, and individual psychology. This collection was originally organized in the early 1900’s and is considered to be one of the finest in the state and region. Current, English-language books and journals in psychology are housed in the Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library (SSHEL). The majority of the estimated 120,000 volumes are located in the Main Stacks in the Main Library building or Oak Street Storage Facility.
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