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PsycARTICLES Restricted Resource
PsycARTICLES logoProvides "full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber. The database includes all material from the print journals with the exception of advertisements and editorial board lists."

Academic Search Premier Restricted Resource
Academic Search PremierAcademic Search Premier is a multi-disciplinary database designed specifically for academic institutions. It includes articles from academic journals, popular magazines, and major newspapers.

ScienceDirect College Ed.: Health & Life Sciences Journal Collection Restricted Resource
Science DirectThe Health & Life Sciences Journal Collection offers leading literature online in the health and life sciences, including health and nursing professions, biology, and environmental sciences.
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Use a reference database to help you understand the professional jargon in a scholarly article. 

Gale Virtual Reference Library Restricted Resource
Gale Virtual Reference Library logoGale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of full-text e-books that includes dictionaries, encyclopedias, and reference books in biography, history, literature, medicine, and more.

Credo Reference Restricted Resource
Credo logoCredo Reference contains general and subject encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographies, bibliographies, chronologies, handbooks, atlases, and more.

Search the Library Catalog
The library has many books on psychology and psychological disorders. As you search, make sure the information you find is current wnough for your purposes.

Book Search

Book Search searches the listing of books and ebooks available at the Normandale Library.


These Reference books may be particularly helpful: 
APA Dictionary of Psychology

Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders : DSM-5

Encyclopedia of Psychological Trauma

The Gale Encyclopedia fo Psychology

Psychology and Behavioral Health

Use Web Resources
There are plenty of great resources available on the open web. Here are a few trusted websites to get you started.

National Institute of Mental Health

American Psychological Association

Centers for Disease Control

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  (952) 358-8290



Kristin Hall
Library Faculty - Reference & Instruction
Phone: 952-358-9146
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Cite Your Sources!
APA Quick Guide
A guide to APA citation format based on the 6th edition of the APA Publication Manual.

APA Style Basics Tutorial
Note: Guide from the American Psychological Association. Requires Flash and Internet Explorer. 

Purdue OWL APA Formatting and Style Guide

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