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  Encyclopedia of Mental Health (Gale) Authentication Required 
    Coverage: complete text and images from the 2nd edition of the print encyclopedia. Last Updated: 2007.
This e-book includes detailed information on mental disorders and conditions written for a general audience with entries for all 150 disorders classified in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, text revision (DSM-IV-TR). It also features entries for prescription, alternative and over-the-counter drugs, as well as the various therapies used to treat mental disorders.
  PsycARTICLES (EBSCOhost) Authentication Required Brought to you by the University of Wisconsin System 
    Coverage: 1987 to present. Updated: monthly.
Contains over 30,000 full text articles from 43 APA journals and 8 journals from allied organizations. Letters to the editor and errata are also included for all 51 journals.
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  PsycINFO (EBSCOhost) Authentication Required 
    Coverage: 1887 to present. Updated: monthly.
Contains citations and abstracts of journal articles, book chapters, and books in the field of psychology or in the psychological aspects of many related disciplines. Full text articles from over 300 articles are available via links from PsycINFO to other EBSCOhost databases; 51 journals are available via links in PsycINFO to PsycARTICLES.

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  Sociological Abstracts (ProQuest/CSA) Authentication Required 
    Coverage: 1952 to the present. Updated: monthly.
Provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800 serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers.
  ERIC (EBSCOhost) Authentication Required Brought to you by BadgerLink 
    Coverage: 1966 to present. Updated: monthly.
From the Education Resources Information Center (ERIC), sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Education. Full text of more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals.
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  Social Sciences Citation Index (Thomson) Authentication Required 
    Coverage: 1987 to present. Updated: weekly.
Indexes more than 1,725 journals spanning 50 disciplines, as well as covering individually selected, relevant items from over 3,300 of the world's leading scientific and technical journals. Can also be used to find other articles citing a specific article (footnotes in reverse).
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  Social Services Abstracts (ProQuest/CSA) Authentication Required Resource Guide
    Coverage: 1979 to the present. Updated: monthly.
Provides citations of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. The database abstracts and indexes over 1,300 serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews.

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  Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost) Authentication Required Brought to you by BadgerLink Resource Guide
    Coverage: 1975 to present. Updated: Daily.
Provides access to citations and abstracts for over 8,000 magazines and journals, with full text access to over half these titles. For scholarly publications, full text is available for more than 3,600 titles covering subjects such as social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies.
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  CQ Researcher (CQ Press) Authentication Required Brought to you by the University of Wisconsin System 
    Coverage: Past 15 years to present. Updated: weekly.
Full-text articles on the most current and controversial issues of the day with complete summaries, insight into two sides of the issues, bibliographies and more.
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  JSTOR Authentication Required Bought to you by UW-L Student Differential Tution Funds 
    Coverage: varies (some 19th century) to 2005.
Access to the full text of over 1700 scholarly journals from a variety of disciplines. Coverage: varies (some 19th century) to 2005. Collections include: Arts and Science I - VIII and Life Sciences. Access to JSTOR Arts & Sciences V through VIII is made possible by Academic Initiative funding.
  LexisNexis Academic (LexisNexis) Authentication Required Brought to you by the University of Wisconsin System 
Over 5,600 full text sources.
News: 350 newspapers, 400 magazines/journals, 600 newsletters, broadcast transcripts, campus news, wire services.
Business: news, accounting literature, company information, directories.
Legal Research: secondary literature, case law, codes & regulations, tax law, international legal materials, patent research, career information.
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  MasterFILE Premier (EBSCOhost) Authentication Required Brought to you by BadgerLink 
    Coverage: 1984 to present. Updated: daily.
Full-text from nearly 3,000 general reference, business, consumer health, general science, and multi-cultural periodicals.
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  Psychology Periodicals
A title list of the library's individual periodical subscriptions in Psychology. Many more Psychology related periodicals are available through the library's article databases.

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  Encyclopedia of Educational Psychology (Sage) Authentication Required 
    Last Updated: 2008
This e-book includes 275 entries and relates information from a variety of disciplines (i.e. psychology, anthropology, sociology, public health, school psychology, counseling, history, and philosophy) to the field of education. Themes include: Classroom Achievement * Classroom Management * Cognitive Development * Ethnicity, Race, and Culture * Gender and Gender Development * Health and Well-Being * Human Development * Intelligence and Intellectual Development * Language Development * Learning and Memory * Organizations * Peers and Peer Influences Public Policy * Research Methods and Statistics * Social Development * Teaching * Testing, Measurement, and Evaluation Theory.
  Encyclopedia of Social Psychology (Sage) Authentication Required 
    Last Updated: 2007.
This e-book includes 600 entries on intellectual and scientific content for social psychology. Key themes include: Action Control * Antisocial Behaviors * Attitude * Culture Emotions * Evolution * Groups * Health * Interpersonal Relationships * Judgment and Decision Making Methods * Personality * Prejudice * Problem Behaviors * Prosocial Behaviors * Social Cognition.

    Featured Reference Books @ Murphy Library

  A Dictionary of Psychology
  Dictionary of Developmental Disabilities Terminology
    2nd ed., 2002
  Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior
    3 volumes, 2004
  Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior,
    2nd ed., 4 volumes, 2001
  Encyclopedia of Psychology
    8 volumes, 2000
  Encyclopedia of School Psychology
    edited by T. Steuart Watson and Christopher H. Skinner. 2004
  Handbook of Child Psychology
    6th ed., 4 volumes, 2006
  Handbook of Family Measurement Techniques
     3 volumes, 2001
  Popular Psychology: An Encyclopedia
  Sexuality: The Essential Glossary
  Stevens’ Handbook of Experimental Psychology
    3rd ed., 4 volumes, 2002
  The Autism Encyclopedia
  The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science Authentication Required 
    4rd ed.
Contains up-to-date and extensive coverage of the field of psychology, this fourth edition has been updated and expanded to reflect new research in many exciting areas including biological and neurological discoveries. Extensive Coverage Includes: Biological psychology and neuroscience, DSM diagnoses and psychopathological conditions, Psychological and psychopharmacological treatment methods, Psychological tests, scales, and assessment methods, Developmental processes, Research methods and statistical procedures, Psychological societies and organizations, Psychology from around the world, and biographical entries on over 600 influential psychologists.
  The Encyclopedia of Mental Health
    2nd ed., 2001
  The Encyclopedia of Sleep and Sleep Disorders
    2nd ed., 2001
  The Encyclopedia of Suicide
    2nd ed., 2003
  The Oxford Companion to the Mind
    2nd ed., 2004

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  Tests in Print (EBSCOhost)Authentication Required Brought to you by the University of Wisconsin System 
Resource Temporarily Unavailable Tests in Print is now part of Mental Measurements Yearbook

    Coverage: All commercially available tests in English to present. Updated: regularly.
Tests in Print is an index to all commercially available tests in print that are in English. Each test profile includes test purpose, publisher, print status, price, test acronym, test population, administration times, publication dates, and test author(s).


  Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print (EBSCOhost) Authentication Required Brought to you by the University of Wisconsin System 
    Coverage: 1989 to present. Updated: annually.
Contains full text information about and reviews of all English-language standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas. This resource now includes all content from Mental Measurements Yearbook and Tests in Print information such as test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).

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