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Library resources for Psychology students.

Journal Databases

These are the databases you'll generally want to use to find scholarly articles for Psychology research.

If you have a specialized topic that overlaps a different discipline, you may want to consult other databases not listed here. See our A-Z Database List or the Research Guide in that area for more suggestions.

You'll find some search tips and suggestions below.

Getting Stuck?

If you are having problems finding what you want, or any other questions, talk to a librarian. We're here to help you!

We'd be happy to:

  • Show you how to use the databases efficiently and effectively.
  • Help you narrow your topic or figure out what search terms to use.
  • Point out tricks and tools like citation managers that can make your life easier and save you time.

Make an appointment today!

PsycINFO/PsycArticles is the premier database for psychology research. It covers all aspects of psychology and related fields such as education, medicine and sociology. PsycArticles contains the publications of the American Psychological Association in full text.

Books in Augsburg's Collection

You can also search the library catalog for books, videos, and other resources in our collection.

This search will include articles from some of our databases, but you will find better results from journals using the databases listed above.


We have access to a large collection of streaming films that you can find in these databases.

You can also search our catalog for DVDs, VHS tapes, and more streaming video.

Search Tips

To find strong search terms related to your specific topic, try the following:

Here are some examples of basic search terms you can use:

If your search results are too broad, limit your search using the topics limiters in the search results list. Choose See All for more narrowly-defined subtopics.

The topics section of the search results list.