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Resources in Psychology

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.



Browse Useful Websites

Websites can provide statistics, data, articles, documents, and other information about a specific field of study.


Develop Research Skills

Psychology Research Guides

Research guides provide suggestions for finding and using information about a specific subject.

Class Guides

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.

Please direct all comments or requests for information to Yali Feng, yalifeng@illinois.edu or 217-300-6619.