CSUB Psychology Subject Guide

Sandra Bozarth: Psychology Subject Librarian sbozarth2@csub.edu

Recent Additions

Posted by sbozarth2 on October 3, 2016

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Career Information

Posted by sbozarth2 on September 12, 2016

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Journal Databases

Posted by sbozarth2 on September 5, 2016

  • PsycINFOhttp://voyager.lib.csub.edu/cgi-bin/psycinfo_pre.pl — Most important database for the research literature in psychology and related fields.
  • PsycARTICLEShttp://voyager.lib.csub.edu/cgi-bin/psycart_pre.pl
  • PILOTS database — http://www.ptsd.va.gov/professional/pilots-database/ — This database is an electronic index to the worldwide literature on PTSD and other mental health consequences of exposure to traumatic events. Unlike other databases, PILOTS does not restrict its coverage to articles appearing in selected journals. It attempts to include all publications relevant to PTSD and other forms of traumatic stress, whatever their origin without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographic limitations.
  • PubMedhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez/ — Most important database for biomedical research literature.

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Psychology on the Internet

Posted by sbozarth2 on September 5, 2016

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Professional Associations

Posted by sbozarth2 on August 30, 2016

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Psychology Departments

Posted by sbozarth2 on August 29, 2016

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APA Publications

Posted by sbozarth2 on August 8, 2016

APA Manual

APA Format

Workshop that covers all aspects of using APA style in academic papers and reports, including explanations of the various parts of a literature review and experimental report, information about citing sources in the text of your paper and formatting your reference list, help with using tables and figures, and a sample literature review with comments. Purdue University Online Writing Lab.
Powerpoint presentation that reviews the purposes of APA documentation as well as methods for effectively using parenthetical citations and a reference page.
Guide to APA style for writing the research paper and citing sources. Purdue University Online Writing Lab.
Covers commonly asked questions regarding how to cite using the 6th edition of the APA Publication Manual.
Other Sites Covering APA Format
General Writing Resources

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Graduate Education

Posted by sbozarth2 on August 2, 2016

American Psychological Association Accredited Programs

Map of Social-Personality Psychology Graduate Programshttp://www.socialpsychology.org/maps/gradprograms/ [Social Psychology Network]
Alphabetical list of schools that maintain a web page for their program in social psychology.
American Psychological Association of Graduate Students — http://www.apa.org/apags/

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Testing and Assessment

Posted by sbozarth2 on December 8, 2010

  • Testing and Assessmenthttp://www.apa.org/science/programs/testing/index.aspx [American Psychological Association] — Guide by the American Psychological Association on testing and assessment. Includes a guide to finding information about published and unpublished tests, Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing and links to other testing related sites.
  • Mental Measurement Yearbook — http://voyager.lib.csub.edu/cgi-bin/mental_pre.pl — Mental Measurements Yearbook, produced by the Buros Institute, contains fulltext information about and reviews of all English-language standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas. It is the most important source for information about published standardized tests.

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