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Psychological Sciences: Major Research Sources: Finding Books

This guide includes books, journals, databases, and reference sources in the psychological sciences discipline.

  Online Catalog

To find books available from the Purdue Libraries, visit the Purdue Libraries home page at .

Click on the "Books&Media" tab:


If you would like more search options such as pull-down menus, click on "Advanced Search"  ("Advanced Search" is located directly under the red "Search" button).  

If you are only looking for books, make sure that the "Search Scope" menu is set to "Books, Media..." (bottom right option).

After searching, results may be sorted by using options on the left border of the page.

Once you have results for your search, select "Find in Print" or "Find Online."  "Find in Print" will display physical location and call number so that you can retrieve the book. Most of the Psychology books are housed in the Humanities, Social Science and Education Library (HSSE) in Stewart Center.  E-books are available in full text using the "Find Online" option.

CogNet (MIT) : E-Books and More

MIT Cognet provides an electronic collection of books, journals, and conference proceedings covering brain and cognitive science research, and provides searchable access to ten major reference works published by the MIT Press as well as 530 MIT Press books in full-text PDF (also the full text of six MIT Press journals and abstracts from more than 25 journals from other publishers).

Subject Guide

John Fritch
HSSE Library-Rm 346

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