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This guide covers Psychology and Counselling resources.

Articles (journals, newspapers, magazines)

Key psychology article databases:

Arrow Discover Click for more information View a Demonstration.
Searches multiple journal article databases simultaneously. Databases include PsycINFO, Mental Measurements Yearbook, Business Source Complete, ERIC and Health Databases on EbscoHost. Excellent starting point for undergraduates.

Arrow PsycINFO Click for more information View a demonstration.
Main database for psychology. Included in Discover searches.

Arrow Scopus Click for more information View a demonstration.
Multidisciplinary topics, includes Medline. Excellent coverage of scholarly journals. Excellent for citation searching.

Arrow Google Scholar Click for more information View a demonstration.
Google’s academic search. Excellent coverage of scholarly journals and good for New Zealand topics.  Includes Pubmed.

Arrow Full list of article databases recommended for psychology.

Arrow Database Licence Information
Legal guidelines about how and by whom Library-subscribed article databases may be used.

Background Information

Arrow ScienceDirect Reference Works Click for more information
Excellent comprehensive overview of psychology and counselling topics. Titles include Encyclopedia of the Human Brain, Encyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences, Encyclopedia of Psychotherapy, Hormones, Brain and Behavior and Comprehensive Clinical Psychology.

Arrow eLS (Encyclopedia of Life Sciences)
Biological aspects of mental disorders

Arrow Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-V
Arrow DSM-IV-TR mental disorders Print version only available

Arrow Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology
Detailed full-text articles on psychology and counselling, including biological psychology, psychological tests, research methods and statistical procedures.

Psychological Tests

Arrow Mental Measurements Yearbook Click for more information
Full text reviews of commercially published tests from 1985 onwards. Note: there is a limit of 4 simultaneous users. Also available via Discover.

Print reviews of tests from 1940-1984.

Arrow PsycTESTS Click for more information
Full text unpublished tests from 1980 onwards, including actual test instrument and links to the literature. Includes information about availability of some tests that are commercially available.

Arrow School of Psychology Test Library
Psychology students are able to borrow psychological tests (commercially published, non-commercial and unpublished) from the School of Psychology Test Library at the Manawatū Campus. Contact Hung Ton (H.Ton@massey.ac.nz) in the School of Psychology for more information.

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Videos & Documentaries

Arrow PsycTHERAPY Click for more information
View videos of unscripted "live" therapy sessions with individuals, couples and families, as well as experts modelling a range of therapeutic approaches. Includes keyword searchable transcripts of the interviews.
Arrow Counseling and Therapy in Video Click for more information
View videos of scripted therapy sessions and discussions of interview techniques. Includes keyword searchable transcripts of the interviews.
Arrow eTV Click for more information
View recorded television programmes from New Zealand and selected international channels.


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Concepts & Definitions

Arrow Oxford Reference Online Premium Click for more information
Includes A Dictionary of Psychology.

Drugs & Medicines

Arrow Medicines Complete
Online access to key international drug references.
Arrow Medsafe Medicine Data Sheets
Prescribing information for specific medicines approved for distribution in New Zealand.

Arrow UpToDate Click for more information
An evidence based, peer reviewed, full text resource that contains information on more than 10,000 topics, access to Lexi-com drug monographs and interaction information for drugs and herbs.

Books & Ebooks

Arrow Search Discover
To find books, journals, DVDs & other material held by Massey.

Arrow Postgraduate students and staff: Search Libraries Worldwide to find and request books that are not held by any Massey University Library.

Arrow Books and Ebooks at Massey Library

Arrow Google Books Click for more information
Searches across the full-text content of a huge range of books. You can then check by searching Discover to see if the book is held by Massey University Library.

Research Methods

Arrow Sage Research Methods Click for more information
Full-text content relating to research methodologies from books, dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, journals, and videos.

Arrow Search the Library for material on research methods in psychology


Arrow Finding Theses
Locate Massey, New Zealand and international theses.

Arrow Massey University Psychology Theses

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