November 14, 2012

New Psychology Resource Available


Thanks to funding provided by the MA Counseling Psychology program the Library can now provide access to over 3000 APA ebooks via EBSCOhost's PsycBOOK database. The ebooks can be accessed:
  1. Via the Library catalogue — by title … by subject … by author (to view the entire collection  do a search using PsycBOOKs as author).
  2. Via the EBSCOhost database — Go to: http://www.twu.ca/library/PsycBOOKS.htm — advantage: EBSCOhost has indexed each edited book by chapter.


PsycBOOKS®, from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a database of approximately 32,000 chapters in PDF from over 2,000 books published by APA and other distinguished publishers, and includes digitized content of historical significance from the Archives of the History of American Psychology (AHAP) collection. It also contains close to 1,500 classic books of landmark historical impact in psychology dating from the 1600s and the exclusive electronic release of more than 1,500 authored entries from the APA/Oxford University PressEncyclopedia of PsychologyPsycBOOKS is indexed with controlled vocabulary from APA's Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms®

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