Psychology

Biological Psychology

Subject Librarian
email Deborah LaFond

emaildlafond@albany.edu
phone(518) 442-3599
location_onUniversity Library: LI-205

Key Databases

Web of Science Core Collection

Alternative/Former Name(s) & Keywords: Web of Science ; WOS

The Libraries' Web of Science subscription includes coverage from 1983 on for Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, Arts and Humanities Citation Index. It also includes citation coverage for books, conference proceedings, data sets, patents and other materials (coverage dates vary). User guide/tutorial

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Coverage:
1983+
Updated:
regularly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
ScienceDirect

Contains the full-text of over 1,100 Elsevier journals. Backfile coverage starts with 1995. User guide/tutorial

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Coverage:
1995+
Updated:
Varies
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users.

Other Databases

Alt-HealthWatch

This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It contains full text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Biological Abstracts

This resource covers a wide range of life science subjects, indexing articles in 5,200 biological and medical research journals. User guide/tutorial

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Coverage:
1991 +
Updated:
Quarterly
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
Limited to 10 concurrent users
BioMed Central

BioMed Central is an online journal collection of more than 100 mostly open access journals.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Varies
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Encyclopedia of Life Sciences

"The Encyclopedia of Life Sciences" strives to be the "...most comprehensive reference work ever published in the biological sciences." Almost 3000 topics are covered.

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Coverage:
Current
Updated:
Irregularly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
INSPIRE

Compiled by the labs at CERN, DESY, Fermilab and SLAC, this database covers high-energy physics including journal articles, preprints, e-prints, technical reports, conference papers, and theses. It is based on SPIRES, and contains records from 1974 forward.

Coverage:
1974 +
Updated:
Continually
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
MEDLINE [via ProQuest]

MEDLINE with Full Text provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. MEDLINE with Full Text uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals. The database provides full text for more than 1,470 journals indexed in MEDLINE. User guide/tutorial

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
PsycARTICLES [access through PsycINFO]

PsycARTICLES covers the international literature in psychology and related behavioral and social sciences including psychiatry, sociology, anthropology, education, pharmacology and linguistics. Citations are linked to the full text of 50+ journals published by the APA and included in PsycARTICLES. User guide/tutorial

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Coverage:
1887 +
Updated:
Weekly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection covers information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry &psychology, mental process, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. Includes some full-text monographs and over 500 journal titles with selects full-text access EBSCO's list of journal titles and coverage dates are found at this site: http://www.ebscohost.com/titleLists/pb-complete.htm Several journal titles overlap in coverage within EBSCO Academics Search Complete and indexing in PsysINFO. Psychology researchers may find this to be a useful supplemental resource to PsycINFO, PsycARTICLES, or PubMed. The database can be searched independently, but also allows users from subscribing institutions to conveniently link to full text from citations within PsysINFO.

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Coverage:
Varies by journal title - selective coverage from 1965 to the present
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
PsycINFO [includes PsycARTICLES]

PsycINFO covers the international literature in psychology and related behavioral and social sciences including psychiatry, sociology, anthropology, education, pharmacology and linguistics. Citations are linked to the full text of 50+ journals published by the APA and included in PsycARTICLES. User guide/tutorial

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Coverage:
1887 +
Updated:
Weekly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
PubMed

PubMed comprises more than 24 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

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Coverage:
1966 +
Updated:
Weekly
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
SCIELO: Scientific Electronic Library Online

Provides access to scientific journals published in Latin American countries.

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Coverage:
Varied
Updated:
Continuously
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
SciFinder (new users)  

SciFinder is only available to registered users. Registration instructions for University at Albany faculty, students, and staff. SciFinder Registration Instructions

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Coverage:
1907 +
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
SciFinder (registered users)

SciFinder is the Web version of Chemical Abstracts and includes the CAplus database, the CAS Registry file, and Medline. It contains citations and abstracts from journals, conference proceedings, patents, and dissertations, as well as chemical substance and reaction information. SciFinder replaces the SciFinder Scholar client version. User guide/tutorial (SciFinder-n)  User guide/tutorial (SciFinder Classic)

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Coverage:
1907 +
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes, selectetd
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Springer LINK

Extensive collection of fulltext journal articles from the science publisher Springer. Access the fulltext electronic version of articles from journals to which the Libraries subscribe. Please see the list of subscribed titles.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Varies
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users