To determine the relevance of a particular article quickly, do the following:
Skim the abstract (summary) of the article to help determine relevance. (Hover over the hourglass icon in EBSCOhost databases to see it from the results list.)
Skim the introduction and the conclusion sections of the article to help determine relevance. (Look at the full text of the article to see these sections.)
Skim the subject headings used to describe the article to help determine relevance. (These are found in the results list and in the individual citation pages for each article.)
To Locate Databases by Subject, Title, Type, or Vendor
To search for resources by the discipline(s) they cover (e.g., Business, Education, History, Psychology, etc.), by type (books, e-books, magazine articles, primary sources, etc.), by the vendor who provides them (EBSCO, ProQuest, LexisNexis, etc.), or by title alphabetically (e.g., JSTOR, ERIC, ABI-INFORM, etc.), click on the following link:
A comprehensive alphabetical list of databases that patrons of Hackney Library have access to that can be filtered by resource type, vendor, and/or subject area.
Select the subject for which you want to find resources/databases from the drop-down menu in the "All Subjects" box on the top left of the page.
Once your subject is chosen, the "recommended" database name(s) will appear in the yellow box. These are good to start with for that subject/discipline, and are accessible by clicking on the database name.
All other resources associated with that subject will appear below the yellow box.
To search by Resource Type, click on the drop-down menu in the "All Resource Types" box and select your choice(s) from the options listed there.
To search by Vendors, click on the drop-down menu in the "All Vendors/Providers" box and select from the options listed there.
A collection of research guides for subjects, some courses, or certain topics
Use Journal Finder to discover whether or not we have the full text of a journal, magazine, or newspaper in the date range that you need. Type the title of the journal or other publication in the box below, and if we have it full text in a database or more, you will see the names listed there, along with the date range of the full-text coverage within each. Click on the database that has what you need, and then navigate by year, then issue, then page number to find your article.
Credo's Core General Reference Collections enable libraries to build deep, specific ebook collections from highly regarded publishers around the world. The Academic Core Collection covers the primary disciplines of Higher Education, providing students with the reference tools they need to perform research at any level of study.
With regular updates, this Collection includes over 650 titles with particular emphasis on subject encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, and reference handbooks. Also included are over 1,100 short reference videos, nearly 450,000 high-resolution art images, photographs and maps across all subject areas. Subject coverage is especially diverse and equipped to address all key disciplines.
BBS is the internationally renowned journal with the innovative format known as Open Peer Commentary. Particularly significant and controversial pieces of work are published from researchers in any area of psychology, neuroscience, behavioral biology or cognitive science, together with 10-25 commentaries on each article from specialists within and across these disciplines, plus the author's response to them. The result is a fascinating and unique forum for the communication, criticism, stimulation, and particularly the unification of research in behavioral and brain sciences from molecular neurobiology to artificial intelligence and the philosophy of the mind.
The American Journal of Psychiatry is the most widely read psychiatric journal in the world. Published monthly, it is an indispensable journal for all psychiatrists and other mental health professionals who need to stay on the cutting edge of virtually every aspect of psychiatry. No other psychiatric journal reaches more psychiatrists with greater impact or immediacy than The American Journal of Psychiatry, the journal that the overwhelming majority of psychiatrists consider essential.
Personality and Social Psychology Review (PSPR) is the premiere outlet for original theoretical papers and conceptual review articles in all areas of personality and social psychology. In the pages of PSPR, you will find stimulating conceptual pieces that identify exciting new directions for research on the psychological underpinnings of human individuality and social functioning, as well as comprehensive review papers that provide new, integrative frameworks for existing theory and research programs.
Now in its fifth decade of publication, Psychological Medicine is a leading international journal in the fields of psychiatry, related aspects of psychology and basic sciences. From 2014, there are 16 issues a year, each featuring original articles reporting key research being undertaken worldwide, together with shorter editorials by distinguished scholars and an important book review section. The journal's success is clearly demonstrated by a consistently high impact factor.
The British Journal of Psychology publishes original research on all aspects of general psychology including cognition; health and clinical psychology; developmental, social and occupational psychology.