Principal Periodical Databases

Online Reference Sources

DSM-5 Library Restricted Resource Some full text available
The standard diagnostic tool used by mental health professionals worldwide to diagnose mental disorders. Part of PsychiatryOnline, the DSM Library also includes additional supportive materials.

Dictionary of Psychology (Oxford Reference Online) Unrestricted Resource
Clear, concise descriptions cover key areas including cognition, sensation and perception, emotion and motivation, learning and skills, language, mental disorder, and research methods. The range of entries extends to related disciplines including psychoanalysis, psychiatry, the neurosciences, and statistics.

Oxford Companion to the Mind (Oxford Reference Online) Restricted Resource Some full text available
A guide to a wide variety of aspects of the mind, the brain and consciousness.
Tests and Measures in the Social Sciences.
An online guide that lists approximately 10,000 tests used in social science research that are available in more than 80 compilation volumes.
Buros Test Reviews Online Unrestricted Resource
Important note: the IC Library does not subscribe to this service, so the reviews are not available. However, the site provides citations and serves as an index to the paper copies of Mental Measurements Yearbook found in Reference, where the reviews are available.

Tests and Measurements

These sites may contain the actual instrument or an abstract of the instrument.  Most measurement tools must be purchased from the publisher. 

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