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Journal Titles

If you have a citation to an article, type the journal title into the library catalog to find out what years of the journal are available at PSU.

For help decoding journal abbreviations check out the CASSI Journal Abbreviations search tool.

Browse the Shelves

Most books on Psychology are located in the BF section on the Lower Level.

  • Psychological tests and testing BF176-176.5 
  • Experimental Psychology BF180-198.7
  • Conciousness, Cognition BF 309-499
  • Motivation BF501-505
  • Psychology of Sex BF692-692.5 
  • Personality BF698-698.9
  • Occult Sciences BF 1404-2055

Find Journal Articles

In one of these library databases

Create a myEBSCOhost Account

Create your own account to save (and find again!) those terrific articles you found. You can also save search terms, or create an alert for new articles available with your search terms.

To create or access your account:

  • Access an EBSCO database, like PsycINFO, PsycARTICLES, or Academic Search Premier.
  • Click the Sign In link in the horizontal green menu along the top of your screen.
  • A yellow MY will appear on the EBSCOhost logo when you are logged in.
  • To access previously saved articles and searches, click the Folder link in the horizontal green menu.

Search Dissertations

Search Newspaper Articles

APA Citation Style

Interlibrary Loan

If you need a book or article that PSU does not have you can request the article through Interlibrary Loan.  

This service is free to all PSU students, faculty, and staff.

  • Go to the Interlibrary Loan Page.
  • On the left side of the screen, under New Request choose the material type you want, then fill out the request form.
  • Articles are delivered to your interlibrary loan account in PDF format, usually in 2-5 business days.
  • Books are delivered to Lamson and can be picked up at the information desk in 1-2 weeks.


Alice Pearman