The sources below are good sources of information, but generally not peer-reviewed. Use them for background reading.
A very good source for study guides, outlines, and inspiration for research papers in Psychology. Click around on the tabs to find the material you want, and set the pull-down menu to Psychiatry and Psychology.
Online versions of 500+ published reference works, including general and specialized dictionaries and encyclopedias. Includes links to PCC Library catalog and other PCC article databases. An excellent starting place for research.
Gale Virtual Reference Library.
A good place to start to get your Who, What, When, Where, Why questions answered. Includes the Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders.
Oxford Reference Online: A Dictionary Of Psychology(e-book)
Includes 11,000 entries covering all branches of psychology.
Oxford Reference Online: The Oxford Companion to the Mind
A comprehensive volume covering aspects of brain, mind and consciousness.
How to Cite Your Sources - APA Only
NOTE: All of the programs below are 'pretty good'. If your instructor is a stickler, be sure to double-check your results with the citation makers listed below.
Automatic citation maker. APA, MLA, Chicago, and CSE formats are supported.
OSLIS Secondary Citation Maker
From the Oregon School Library Information System. You fill in the citation information, OSLIS formats the citation for you!
APA Citation Examples.
From Easy Bib. Uses the new 6th edition form.
Citations inside the text of your paper.
11 Minutes, but you can jump to specific sections. From NOVA Southeastern University.
How to cite articles in the Works Cited page of your paper.
4.30 Minutes. Also from NOVA.
How to cite books in the Works cited page of your paper.
4 minutes, from NOVA.
Search the Library Catalog
Welcome to PCC Library. The Library Catalog is your starting point to find books, ebooks, DVDs, articles, and other materials.
Psychology Web Sites
This collection of web sites will link you to good, reputable sources for information about Psychology. These are not PEER REVIEWED articles, but even if you have that requirement, they can give you the background you will need to understand peer-reviewed articles. For peer-reviewed materials, use the "Peer Reviewed Articles" tab at the top of this page.
How to Study for Psychology. A webpage from the 'How to Study' website, devoted to guess what subject?
MINDHACKS is psychologist Tom Stafford's blog. He posts bits of psychological research and stuff of general interest related to our mind and emotions. Use the search box (on the right- you'll have to scroll down) to search for posts with a certain word, such as 'marijuana.'
National Institute of Mental Health [website]
Part of the National Institute of Health webpage. It is aimed for people who want "not-too-scholarly" information on mental health.
Includes materials on the brain, aging, addiction, and all sorts of related stuff.
Psychology Resources on the Web
This calls itself "Scholarly," but it isn't really. Still, a very good guide to lotsa Psychology stuff on the internet.
Social Psychology Network. A big website with tons of material. Use the SEARCH BOX for best results. Note that there are TWO search boxes. The one on the right searches news releases, the one in the center explores the website. Both are useful, but be aware of which one you are using.
Top 10 Free Psychology Videos on the Web.
Who says there ain't no free lunch?
For peer-reviewed materials, use the "Peer Reviewed" tab.