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Encyclopedias, handbooks, and dictionaries help you get started with your research in psychology.
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Scholarly and up-to-date articles on the sciences and social sciences, illustrations and graphics, and bibliographies.
Search either the Encyclopedia or the Science Dictionary for best results. Try the subject-specific study guides for background on a topic.
DSM Legacy Collection This link opens in a new window
Digital versions of the DSM from the first edition through DSM-IV-TR.
You need Adobe’s Reader 5.0.5 or higher to view and print the PDF files.
Handbook of Child Psychology and Developmental Science This link opens in a new window
First published in 1946, and now in its Seventh Edition, the Handbook has long been considered the definitive guide to the field of developmental science.