Subject Librarian
email Deborah LaFond

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

Key Databases

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.

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Coverage:
1887 +
Updated:
Weekly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
ERIC [via EBSCO]

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) database provides access to education literature and resources in the Current Index of Journals in Education (CIJE) and Resources in Education (RIE). ERIC documents include conference papers, reports, instructional materials, research articles, and other materials. This database provides full text of more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals. Through the ERIC Microfiche Digitization Project, more than 30,000 documents published on microfiche by ERIC between 1982 and 1992 have been made available in full text.

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Coverage:
1966 -
Updated:
Quarterly
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.

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Coverage:
1887 +
Updated:
Weekly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Education Full Text

Covers concepts, trends, opinions, theories, and methodologies in the field of education from more than 650 English language periodicals as well as yearbooks of the Claremont Reading Conference, the National Society for the Study of Education, and other organizations.

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Coverage:
1983 + Basic indexing
1996 + Selected full text
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Education Research Complete

Bibliographic and full-text database which provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,500 journals, as well as full text for more than 750 journals. Includes full text for more than 100 books, monographs, and full text for numerous education-related conference papers.

Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. It also touches upon areas of curriculum instruction as well as administration, policy, funding, and related social issues.

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

Indexes more than 200 journals published in the U.S. and some Western European countries on issues and research related to the administration of primary, secondary and post-secondary educational facilities and programs.

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Coverage:
Volume 1 - ; 1966 +
Updated:
Twice monthly
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print

Mental Measurements Yearbook, produced by the Buros Institute at the University of Nebraska, provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals, the MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership. First published by Oscar K. Buros, the MMY series allows users to make knowledgeable judgments and informed selection decisions about the increasingly complex world of testing. MMY provides coverage from Volume 1 to the present. Also produced by the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements at the University of Nebraska, Tests in Print (TIP) serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).

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Coverage:
1938+
Updated:
Annually
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
Limited to four concurrent users
Tests in Print (now Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print)

Mental Measurements Yearbook, produced by the Buros Institute at the University of Nebraska, provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals, the MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership. First published by Oscar K. Buros, the MMY series allows users to make knowledgeable judgments and informed selection decisions about the increasingly complex world of testing. MMY provides coverage from Volume 1 to the present. Also produced by the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements at the University of Nebraska, Tests in Print (TIP) serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).

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Coverage:
1938+
Updated:
Annually
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
Limited to four concurrent users
Web of Science (also known as 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).

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Coverage:
1983+
Updated:
regularly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Testing & Education Reference Center

Includes current information on colleges and universities; scholarships and financial aid; eBooks on test preparation; preparatory online entrance tests and study aids. First-time users must register in order to access ebooks or practice tests.

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Coverage:
N/A
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
DSM Legacy Collection

Contains PDF files of the complete DSM archives. It includes: DSM-IV-TR, DSM-IV, DSM-III-R, DSM-III, DSM-II, DSM-I

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Coverage:
N/A
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
DSM Library

Includes DSM-5, DSM-5 Handbook of Differential Diagnosis, and DSM-5 Clinical Cases.

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Coverage:
N/A
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users

Other Databases

Archives of Sexuality and Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part I

Online, full-text access to approximately 1.5 million pages of primary sources on social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world. Rare and unique content from newsletters, papers, government documents, manuscripts, pamphlets, and other types of primary sources sheds light on the gay rights movement, activism, the HIV/AIDS crisis, and more. Global in scope, Part I: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940 features historical documents published in more than 35 countries, with over 15 languages represented. Themes covered include: Gay & LGBT Alliances, History of HIV & Aids, LGBT History, LGBTQ Rights Movement Documents are sourced from top libraries and archives, including:GLBT Historical Society, New York Public Library Lesbian Herstory Educational Foundation, Inc., the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives and the National Library of Medicine (United States).ritish Library of Political and Economic Science at the London School of Economics Women's Energy Bank and others.

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Coverage:
Primary sources from 1940 to date
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Archives of Sexuality and Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part II

Primary sources documenting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered people's history. Fully searchable periodicals, newsletters, manuscripts, government records, organizational papers, correspondence, an international selection of posters, and other primary source LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part II provides coverage of underrepresented communities. Part II series highlights often-excluded groups—even within the LGBTQ community—and enables users to draw new connections across the development of LGBTQ culture and activism.

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Coverage:
Primary sources from 1940 to date
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)

This database indexes both core and specialized journals (2,600) and books in the social sciences. Core disciplines covered are anthropology, economics, political science and sociology, with additional coverage in other social science fields. Thirty percent of the records are in languages other than English.

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Coverage:
1951 +
Updated:
Quarterly
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences

Fully revised and updated in 2015, this encyclopedia has about 4000 articles on the social and behavioral sciences, including anthropology, archaeology, linguistics, and the evolutionary sciences.

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Coverage:
N/A
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Psychotherapy.net

Contains the full collection of approximately 300 streaming videos from Psychotherapy.net, plus the Social Work Collection. Videos provide examples of psychotherapy sessions on a variety of topics including addictions, group work, children, couples, and various modalities of therapy.

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Coverage:
1998-
Updated:
irregular
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Sociological Abstracts

Primary database for sociology, covering journal articles, book reviews, abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations and conference papers.

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Coverage:
1952 +
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Women and Social Movements: Modern Empire since 1820

Women and Social Movements in Modern Empires offers clusters of documents in nine categories: Asian Empires, 1842-2001, European Empires, 1820-2005, Ottoman and Post-Ottoman Empires in the Eastern Mediterranean, 1860-2015. Collection explores prominent themes in world history since 1820: conquest, colonization, settlement, resistance, and post-coloniality, as told through women’s voices. With a clear focus on bringing the voices of the colonized to the forefront.

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Coverage:
1820-present
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users