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Database Guides: PsycINFO

Information about using the various databases in the A-Z Online Resources,


What is it?

Index to journal articles, technical reports, dissertations and books in psychology. PsycINFO also provides resources relating to psychological aspects of healthcare, nursing, sociology, psychiatry, education, law, business and linguistics. Journal coverage starts from 1887.

What is it for?

Use it to find publications on psychological topics.

How to access it

Login to the Portal and then choose PsycINFO from the A-Z List of Online Resources.

How to search

See Successful Search Techniques

or, once logged into PsycINFO, click on Help in the top right hand corner of the screen.

Full text?

Click on the Find@Stir button Find@Stir button. It provides links to the full text of the journal if available, or to the Library catalogue to check if we have the item in paper format.

Other useful resources

See the Psychology Subject Research Guide

Further help

See the Help link in the top right hand corner.