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A UW Libraries portal to the world of the literature review process
Covers academic, research, and practice literature in psychology and related disciplines; 1872 to the present.
PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
Web of Science
Multidisciplinary databases covering the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities, with searchable cited references.
A subject searchable index of online journals. Retrieves full-text backfiles of scholarly journals back to the 1800s.
Useful for multidisciplinary access to scholarship. For narrower disciplinary searches, use research databases such as PsycINFO, PubMed, or Social Work Abstracts.
Provides full text access to journals published by APA and allied organizations since 1987.
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Contains abstracts, articles and full text of Elsevier Science journals in the life sciences.
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Contains records and links to articles, books, dissertations and more. Microsoft's new entry in the Google Scholar arena. Requires social media account(s) to access sources directly.
Journal info, including whether it's peer-reviewed
Impact factors, explained
Guide to journal, author, and article impact factors
Journal Citation Reports
Tool for ranking journals by their citation influence. From the makers of Web of Science.
Google Scholar metrics
Another tool for ranking journals by citation influence, using the h-5 & h-5 median indicators
Journal & country ranks; uses Scopus data.
Eigenfactor Journal Ranking
Algorithm developed by researchers at UW that "rank[s] journals much as Google ranks websites."
Free metrics from Elsevier, for serial titles in the Scopus database
CWTS Journal Indicators
Indicators, including Impact per Publication (IPP) & Source Normalized Impact per Publication (SNIP), drawing on data from the Scopus database
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