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This guide will help you locate books and journal articles within the field of Psychology

General Psychology Databases

Do you have to write a Literature Review Paper, but you're not sure what to do?  
Watch this video to get yourself prepared:


PsycINFO is the core database in Psychology, and should be the first one to search.

ScienceDirect and PubMed focus more on the General and Health sciences, but also contain Psychology related research.

Additional Psyc Databases

Customize Google Scholar  You will need to setup Google Scholar the first time you use it on your computer.  
Here's how:

  • Click on the setting icon (gear)
  • Click on "Library Link"
  • Searh for "San Jose State University", check the box, Save
  • Now your searches will have GetIt@SJSU under the More link that is attached to each result.

Customizing Google Scholar from SJSU King Library on Vimeo.