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Educational and counselling psychology

Liaison librarian

  • nikki [dot] tummon [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-7644
  • McGill users only
  • Open access resource
  • Free resource
  • In-library-use only
  • Catalogue record

Sources for Background Information

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias

Handbooks, Manuals, and Tests

Searching the Library Catalogue

Use the basic word(s) anywhere or advanced keyword search in the library catalogue. You can search using words like - Canada, Canad?, psycholog?, etc.

Search tips

Truncation symbol: ? e.g. psycholog? will retrieve catalogue records containing the words psychology, psychological, psychologists, etc.
Phrase searching: "___" e.g. "United Nations" will retrieve catalogue records containing the phrase United Nations
Boolean operators: (), AND, OR, NOT
default: AND
e.g. psychology AND (Canada OR "United States") will retrieve catalogue records containing the word psychology AND either Canada OR the phrase United States

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Core and Additional Databases

Core databases

  • PsycINFO
    (OvidSP, 1887-) key database for psychology. Includes citations to professional and academic literature in psychology and related disciplines, including medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, pharmacology, physiology and linguistics
  • PsycArticles
    (1988-) full-text database of articles in journals published by the American Psychological Association (including APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber). Also includes APA handbooks and psychological tests and measurements
  • Education Full Text (EBSCO)

ERIC is a key database for education, with journal articles and other education-related material such as books and reports. It is available in three interfaces (the content is identical):

Additional Databases

Selected Internet Sites

Accessible to anyone with an Internet connection.

Other Resources

Related subject guides

Citation Guides

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