Psychology

Psychology at Queen’s requires research skills and scholarship. Research in the field is informed by the literature of several disciplines. This page will help you to identify key starting points for your research. 

Your liaison librarian is available for research consultation and can help you design research strategies, access key databases, effectively use the information resources of Queen’s University Library and beyond, and stay current in your field. Tailored research skill instruction can be provided for specific classes. Queen's University Library evaluates, purchases and makes available teaching and research materials to support this interdisciplinary program including books, journals, databases and multimedia resources.  

AccessScience

AccessScience is an authoritative online resource that contains incisively written, high-quality reference material that covers all major scientific disciplines.

CINAHL and Pre-CINAHL

Publication coverage: 1981 - very recent articles

CINAHL plus Pre-CINAHL indexes close to 3,000 English-language journals covering: nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines (e.g. respiratory technology, x-ray technology, etc.).

ERIC

Publication coverage: 1966 - present

PsycINFO (via PsycNET)

Publication coverage: 1806-

The PsycINFO database provides abstracts and citations to the scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences. The database includes material of relevance to psychologists and professionals in related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work.

PsycINFO [via Ovid]

Publication coverage: 1806-present

The PsycINFO database provides over 4.5 million bibliographic records from 2500 peer reviewed journals. Publications are from over 50 countries, and published in 29 languages. Subject coverage includes the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences related literature. It includes authored and edited books, book chapters, and dissertations from the 17th, and 18th centuries, with extensive coverage from the 1800s to the present. This database would be of relevance to psychologists and professionals in related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work.
  • Annual Review of Psychology
  • Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science
  • Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology
  • Canadian Psychology
  • Child Development
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Beginning Monday, Jan. 20, two undergraduate students, Alex Mustata (BA’23) and Julianna Taylor (BA’23), will be living, eating, and sleeping in Stauffer Library for seven consecutive days to raise funds and awareness for international literacy projects and gender equality in education.

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Call for Presenters: I@Q Undergraduate Conference

Share your research, creative projects, experiential learning experiences, and inquiry projects with the Queen's community. Undergraduate students from any discipline are invited to submit an abstract for the 14th Annual I@Q Undergraduate Research Conference to be held March 12 and 13, 2020 in...

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