List of HSU Databases
Psychology, Counseling, & Human Development
(listed in order of relevance)

Specialized Databases Related General Databases Electronic Journals Electronic Books Web Sites
Title Brief description
Specialized Databases Top
PsycINFO (EBSCO) From the American Psychological Association, this database includes citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, books and dissertations in psychology, psychiatry, sociology, anthropology, and related disciplines. Some links to full text.
PsycARTICLES (EBSCO) Full Text. From the American Psychological Association, this companion to PsycINFO contains peer-reviewed, scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. Coverage spans from 1894 to present and most APA journals are available from Volume 1, Issue 1.
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO) Full Text. Covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
SocINDEX with Full Text (EBSCO) Full Text. Offers comprehensive coverage of sociology and encompasses all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study such as criminology and criminal justice, ethnic and racial studies, marriage and family, social work, and sociological aspects of history, politics, psychology, and religion. Indexes journals, books, conference proceedings and other content..
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print (EBSCO) Full Text. A comprehensive guide that provides full text reviews of over 3,000 contemporary testing instruments in fields such as education, psychology, and business. Find test purpose, publisher, pricing and what is being measured. Includes Tests in Print, a bibliography to all known commercially available tests currently in print in the English language. Remote access with University Network account.
Encyclopedia of Social Work (Direct) A valuable tool for social workers for over 85 years, the Encyclopedia of Social Work includes scholarly content on social work policy and practice, the latest research, practice tips and practical advice, as well as biographies of key figures in social work history. Also offers links to related social work resources.
Family Studies Abstracts (EBSCO) Includes bibliographic records covering essential areas of family studies, including marriage, divorce, family therapy and other areas of family relations. Not full text. .
CQ Researcher (Direct) Full Text. Offers original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news, providing in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Reports go back to 1991, and each offer an introductory overview, background and chronology on the topic, an assessment of the current situation, tables and maps, pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions, and bibliographies of key sources.
Race Relations Abstracts (EBSCO) A rich source of bibliographic records since 1975 covering content relevant to race relations, including ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas. Not full text.
Related General Databases Top
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) Full text. Scholarly, multi-disciplinary database covering many areas of academic study including archaeology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, engineering, multicultural studies, general science, geography, geology, law, mathematics, music, physics, psychology, religion & theology, women's studies, and other fields.
Humanities Source (EBSCO) Offers worldwide content pertaining to literary, scholarly and creative thought through full text articles, original works, interviews, book and performance reviews and more, covering all aspects of the humanities including art, communications, history, literature, music, dance and the performing arts, literary and social criticism, philosophy, religion, and many other topics. Remote access with University network account.
JSTOR (Direct) Full Text. An archive of back issues of scholarly journals in the disciplines of the arts, sciences, humanities, business, and mathematics. No current issues.
TOPICsearch (EBSCO) Full Text. Current events database for research concerning social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today�s classrooms.
MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO) Full Text. Contains periodicals covering general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues and more. Coverage dates back to 1975 and includes reference works, primary source documents, photos, maps, and images
Article First (FirstSearch) Provides an index of journal articles taken from the table of contents of publications in business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, social sciences, science, and technology.
ECO (FirstSearch) Electronic Collection Online provides bibliographic information for articles from selected scholarly journals covering a broad range of subjects, with links to full text for subscribed content.
Electronic Journals Top
HSU Electronic Journals (Direct) Full text. A search interface allowing the user to find full-text journal subscriptions available to the HSU community from any subscribed database. Search by journal title or by subject area
Directory of Open Access Journals (Web) Full text. DOAJ is a comprehensive directory of scientific and scholarly journals, many of which provide free access to full text articles. Covers research in the arts, sciences, literature, law, politics, economics, philosophy, and religion among other topics.
Electronic Books Top
E-books on EBSCOhost (TexShare) Full text. (EBSCO) Full Text. Offers electronic versions of reference, professional and scholarly books (e-books) in a wide variety of subjects. Read the digitized texts page by page or search for specific content.
Web Sites Top
APA Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct (Web) The latest version of the ethics code adopted by the American Psychological Association in 2003.
PubMed (Web) Provides text based searching for citations to biomedical literature, including citations from MEDLINE. Some links to full text in free online journals or publisher websites.
Google Scholar (Web) Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.
updated 20140814