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Description: Includes bibliographic citations and abstracts of the professional and academic literature in psychology and related disciplines. It provides access to books, book chapters, journal articles, dissertations, and technical reports in psychology and related disciplines including medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, and other areas. Over 1,800 journals in more than 30 languages and English-language books are represented in the database.


There are fewer than 146 records with publication dates prior to 1890.

Updated: weekly
Journals: See the PsycINFO Journal Coverage List
Links: Depending upon the Cambridge Scientific Abstracts database, there might be links to full-text electronic journal articles from the American Meteorological Society, BioOne, HighWire Press, IngentaConnect, JSTOR, National Sea Grant Library, Nature Publishing Group, Project MUSE, PsycARTICLES, Sage Publications, ScienceDirect, Springer LINK. If full text is available, there will be a clickable “Full-Text” link at the top of a citation. Additional Get It! links are provided by clicking on the “Get It!” button.
Notes: The American Psychological Assocation maintains a Web site which includes useful information about PsycINFO. This site includes About PsycINFO, PsycINFO Training Center (containing search guides and tutorials), and the PsycINFO News newsletter.
Alerts: Click on “Alerts” in the “Search Tools” area to set up a personal profile. You can click on “Alerts” above a result set to save it. A saved “Alert” will be used to automatically search your selected databases for new content every week.
Output Formats: Click on “Save/Print/Email Records.” Available as an option from the Save/Print/Email screen, QuikBib allows you to generate a bibliography from your search results in any of eight popular bibliographic styles. Final output is available as HTML, Text, RTF, and MS Word.
Help: Click on “Help” in the upper right of the screen. For further assistance, Ask a Librarian.
Software Requirements: Best viewed with Netscape 6.0 or newer or Internet Explorer 6.0 or newer.
Related Resources: PsycARTICLES

PsycINFO is the electronic version of the print Psychological Abstracts (Library Annex BF1B .P65).

Users: unlimited concurrent users
Producer: ProQuest

This page is maintained by Erin Daix, Collection Development Department.

Last modified: 05/16/14