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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

General Resources

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.

News and updates

Beyond Library Services

  • 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 Index Islamicus (Brill)

UCL has trial access to Index Islamicus until 25th July 2020. Index Islamicus contains over 600,000 records, covering all the main Muslim areas of Asia and Africa, as well as Muslims living elsewhere, and their history, beliefs, societies, cultures, languages and literatures. It includes material published by Western scholars in the fields of Humanities and […]

Trial access to Henry Stewart Business & Management Collection

UCL has trial access to the Henry Stewart Business & Management Collection until 31st August 2020. The trial provides full access to the collection of 20 business and management journals published by Henry Stewart Publications. The collection comprises nearly 6,000 online vocational articles, case studies and applied research written by expert practitioners and leading scholars. […]

E-resources with temporary access during COVID-19

During the current COVID-19 pandemic many publishers have opened up their collections and extended their access to e-resources to support remote learning and working. Please see the list of  E-Resources with temporary access during COVID-19 which are available either to UCL students and staff or to all. Please note that this is a working list […]

Trial access to BiblioPlanet

UCL has trial access to BiblioPlanet until 5th April 2020. To access off-site please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere . The trial includes access to the vast majority of content but please note that access certain publishers’ collections and multimedia items (audio books and videos) are not included in the trial. BiblioPlanet offers access to over 70 000 […]

UCL now has access to Statista

UCL now has access to Statista. Statista is an online portal for statistics consolidating statistical data on over 80,000 topics from more than 22,500 sources and covering over 170 different industries

Trial access to Colonial Africa in Official Statistics, 1821-1953

UCL has trial access to Colonial Africa in Official Statistics, 1821-1953, from British Online Archives, until 29th February 2020. To access off-site please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere  . Colonial Africa in Official Statistics, 1821-1953 covers 132 of African history in statistics. The late nineteenth century ‘Scramble for Africa’ saw European colonialist powers carve up the African […]

Trial access to the Royal Geographical Society Archives

UCL has trial access to the Royal Geographical Society Archives until 14th February 2020. To access off-site please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere .The Royal Geographical Society (with Institute of British Geographers) was founded in 1830 to promote the advancement of geographical science. The Society’s archive contains vast collections of documents, maps, photographs, expedition reports, manuscript materials […]

Trial access to Teatro Espanol Siglo de Oro

UCL has trial access to Teatro Espanol Siglo de Oro until 6th February 2020.To access off-site please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere. Teatro Espanol Siglo de Oro is a full text database which contains important dramatic works of sixteenth and seventeenth century Spain and can be searched in Spanish or English. Teatro Espanol Siglo de Oro contains […]

JSTOR e-books on demand now closed

Over 1,800 e-books added to UCL’s collection. The money that UCL Library Services deposited for the latest round of e-books on demand@UCL via JSTOR has now been spent, with over 1,800 e-books being purchased since we opened up access in October 2019. Over the six rounds of e-books on demand@UCL via JSTOR, over 14,800 e-books […]

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