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Full text services

All full text services are included in the database lists. Collections of e-books that may be browsed or searched:

  • PsycBOOKS provides access to the full text of over 2,000 titles
  • PEP-Web includes the complete works of Freud
  • Books @ Ovid
  • DawsonEra provides access to the full-text e-books from various publishers covering a wide variety of subjects areas
To find a book:

Search Explore, selecting Library catalogue from the drop down menu

  • Print material is shelved by Classmark - Psychology Classmarks
  • Individual e-books are listed alongside print, follow the View Online or findit@UCL links
  • See our guides and leaflets for more searching tips

Can't find what you're looking for? Contact me with queries or to suggest a purchase, try another library or consider an Interlending & Document Supply request.

Journal collections

Psychology journals

To find a journal:

Use Explore to search for a journal title, selecting the drop down menu for UCL Journals

Online resources

Databases

Indexing and abstracting databases are important for identifying literature by topic.

Lists of journals and databases that UCL subscribes to by subject include:

Which databases to search?
  • Key databases for Psychology include PsycInfo, Medline (via PubMed or Ovid), The Cochrane Library, CINAHL Plus, ERIC and HAPI (Health and Psychosocial Instruments). Web of Science and SCOPUS are large interdisciplinary databases that offer features such as citation searching.
  • The training and support tab provides links to guides and training available. Feel free to contact me with queries. Getting help in the library.
Tips for using e-resources

NHS Athens 

NHS staff may also register for an NHS OpenAthens account which gives access to NHS-purchased online resources. Online registration form.

Software

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UCL Libraries

UCL biomedical and health libraries offer key collections and services in the area of Biological and Medical Sciences. Principle collections and sites of relevance include:

Useful libraries in London

Further information

A wide range of training and support is available for staff and students. Contact your Subject Librarian (details on the right) with queries or for an appointment.

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  • The ISD Service Desk is located on the ground floor of the Science Library for queries relating to your email or computer accounts.
  • ISD also provide IT training and resources, and an email address for bibliographic software queries: biblio-support@ucl.ac.uk
  • Training is available for graduate research students via the UCL Doctoral School, including information skills sessions run by library staff.

Library Services offers research support and skills training opportunities to all staff and research students. Please get in touch with queries. 

Trial access to Prosecuting the Holocaust: British investigations into Nazi war crimes, 1944-1949

UCL has trial access to Prosecuting the Holocaust: British investigations into Nazi war crimes, 1944-1949 until 14th August 2019. To access off-site please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere. Drawn from the UK National Archives Prosecuting the Holocaust: British investigations into Nazi war crimes, 1944-1949 contains a wealth of information regarding the British government’s efforts to investigate and prosecute […]

UCL now has access to Avant-Garde and Architecture in Czechoslovakia 1909-1938

UCL has purchased permanent access to Avant-Garde and Architecture in Czechoslovakia 1909-1938 . Brill’s Avant-Garde and Architecture in Czechoslovakia 1909-1938 collection (earlier published in a microfiche collection by IDC Publishers) makes available a number of leading periodicals and monographs with special importance for the study of the Czechoslovak avant-garde and architecture in the period before the […]

Trial access to Newspapers.com : World Collection

UCL has trial access to Newspapers.com : World Collection until 2nd May 2019. To access off-site please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere. Newspapers.com : World Collection  provides online access to 4,000+ historical newspapers. Dating from the early 1700s into the 2000s, this database contains full runs and portions of runs of well-known, regional and state titles to small local […]

Trial access to Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies collection

UCL has trial access to Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies collection until 25th April 2019. To access off-site please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere. Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies collection provides systematic and comprehensive coverage of education and childhood studies around the world. Using structured and original content, users can study and compare countries through six key sections: […]

Trial access to the British Library Newspapers Archive (Sections 3 to 5) 1732-1950

UCL has trial access to the British Library Newspapers Archive (Sections 3 to 5) 1732-1950  until 4th April 2019. To access, login to Gale Primary Sources or The British Library Newspapers and the additional sections will be available. British Library Newspapers consists of collections from the British Library which span three hundred years of newspaper […]

Trial access to Avant-Garde and Architecture in Czechoslovakia 1909-1938 (Brill)

UCL has trial access to Avant-Garde and Architecture in Czechoslovakia 1909-1938 until 9th April 2019. Brill’s Avant-Garde and Architecture in Czechoslovakia 1909-1938 collection (earlier published in a microfiche collection by IDC Publishers) makes available a number of leading periodicals and monographs with special importance for the study of the Czechoslovak avant-garde and architecture in the period before […]

Trial access to Alexander Street’s Counseling and Therapy in Video Library

UCL has trial access to Alexander Street’s Counseling and Therapy in Video Library until 31st March 2019. The Counseling and Therapy in Video Library provides access to the following individual collections: Counseling and Therapy in Video, Classic Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volume III Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volume IV Counseling and Therapy in Video: […]

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