The Search Tips guide is a list of tips to assist you when searching databases including Discovery. Each entry includes an explanation and example. Use these search tips to maximise your search skills and optimise your search results.
PsycINFO covers literature published in psychology and related disciplines, including psychiatry, neuropsychology, nursing, social work and pharmacology. Records are indexed using the Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms.
PsycARTICLES is a database of full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association and Hogrefe & Huber. Articles published from 1985 forward are available in both PDF and HTML format. Articles published before 1985 are available in PDF format only.
MEDLINE (Web of Knowledge) is a comprehensive biomedical database containing over 12 million records. MEDLINE covers all fields of biomedical research with strong coverage for clinical psychology, psychiatry, neuropsychology and primary research in neuroscience Records are indexed using Medical Subject Headings (MeSH).
PubMed is developed and maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information at the U.S. National Library of Medicine, located at the National Institute of Health . PubMed citations and abstracts cover the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine and preclinical sciences.
MIT CogNet is an online location for the brain and cognitive science community’s scientific research. Access resources from several fields, such as artificial intelligence, linguistics, neuroscience, psychology, philosophy and education. The platform provides an electronic collection of relevant books, journals (many full text) and conference proceedings.
A UK resource NICE Evidence Services are a suite of services that provide internet access to high quality authoritative evidence and best practice. The services cover health, social care and public health evidence. Evidence Services aim to help professionals make better and quicker evidence based decisions.
Web of Science (ISI) consists of seven databases containing information gathered from thousands of scholarly journals, books, book series, reports and conferences. Databases include Science Citation Index Expanded (1899+), Social Sciences Citation Index (1956+) and Humanities Citation Index (1975+).