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Psychology

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Library databases provide access to thousands of articles and ebooks you'll need for your research. Library databases can be accessed off campus by entering your SURF ID and password. For a complete list view our Databases by Subject listing.
   

 

 

PsycArticles - via EBSCOhost Full-text of 58 journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA), the Canadian Psychological Association and Hogrefe & Huber, a publisher of psychology books and journals. Gale Virtual Reference Library - contains encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Academic Search Premier - A very large, multiple-subject full-text article database well-suited for college research papers.

Articles & Journals

Periodicals are important sources of information in your research. Library databases include articles from magazines, newspapers, and scholarly journals. Need more information on popular and scholarly periodicals? Check out the link Is it a Magazine or a Journal? For a list of all periodical databases, consult the Databases by Subject page.
     

JSTOR provides full-text access to articles from over 1400 scholarly journals in a diverse array of arts, humanities, and social sciences disciplines.  PsycARTICLES via EBSCOhost provides, full-text of 58 journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA), the Canadian Psychological Association and Hogrefe & Huber, a publisher of psychology books and journals. Psychology  Behavioral Science Collection Via EBSCOhost covers, topics in psychology & psychiatry, mental processes, emotion & behavior, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.

Books & eBooks

The MiraCosta College Library owns copies of over 200,000 books and ebooks! To locate books in print and ebooks, use the Library Catalog . If you wish to access the ebooks from off-campus, you will need to enter your SURF ID and password. Try the Databases by Subject list for additional reference, periodical, and ebook databases.
 

Try Library Reference & eBooks Databases

Reference & eBook databases provide background information and in-depth research on many research topics.  Popular databases include: Gale Virtual Reference Library; Oxford Reference Online; EBSCO eBooks; Britannica Online, and Springer eBooks.
 
             
 

Multimedia Sources

The MiraCosta College subscribes to several streaming video databases containing documentaries and educational videos. If accessing streaming databases from off-campus, you will be prompted for your SURF ID and password.
          
Films On Demand provides streaming educational videos on subject areas including health and psychology.  Click for video on Psychology.   Academic Video Online (VAST) is a multidisciplinary collection of streaming video with approximately 17,000 full-length videos in 22 disciplines. 

Kanopy Films and educational documentaries, including the full collection of the Media Education Foundation.  Click to view the collection on the subject of Psychology

   


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