Psychology Research Guide

Databases  Reference  Books  Journals  Videos  Web 

This guide will point you to many of the library's resources in psychology and will link you to additional resources. If you need help ask a librarian. 


Search library databases for journal, magazine, and newspaper articles, case studies, editorials, reports, reviews, and other documents. The following databases are recommended for research in Psychology. 

To select the database(s) most suited to your needs, click on DatabaseInfoIcon for more information about each database. 

Additional databases are available; visit our Databases for Psychology.

Or choose other databases from the Library's Databases page

Help Using the Databases 


Psychology Reference - Select Works

Additional Reference Online

Books and Ebooks

Library Catalogs

Where to Browse in the Library

Books and other materials can be found in ODU Library's Reference Stacks, Reference Atlases, and Main Stacks in the following ranges of the Dewey Decimal System: 200s (theology) and 900s (history). A select list of the 100s follows:  

  • 150 (psychology)
  • 151 (psychophysiology)
  • 152 (emotions and senses)
  • 153 (mental process and intelligence)
  • 154 (subconscious and altered states)
  • 155 (differential and developmental psychology)
  • 156 (animal psychology)
  • 157 (comparative psychology)
  • 158 (applied psychology)

Are you looking for an item you can't find through the links above?


Select Key Journals in the Field

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Web Sites

Visit the following sites for authoritative information on organizations local and nationwide, psychology, demographics, and related information.

Associations and Organizations, Local

Associations and Organizations, Nationwide

General Information on Abuse

Periodicals Web Sites

Psychology and the Social Sciences

Psychology - Autism


 Past last updated: 10 December 2015 | ODU Library Reference Services