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Best Article Databases for Psychology
Academic, research, and practice literature in psychology and related disciplines, 1872 to present.
Major index to articles, book chapters, and dissertations in all aspects of Psychiatry, Neuropsychology, and Biopsychology, including drug trials.
Collection of electronic journals published by the American Psychological Association and others.
Web of Science
Citation index for the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities.
A continuously updated annotated bibliography of the most important books, articles and online resource on a topic of study. Follow the link under Psychology.
Scholarly journals and books in all disciplines. Retrieves full-text backfiles of scholarly journals back to the 1800s.
Articles from Elsevier journals in the life, physical, medical, technical, and social sciences.
Useful for multidisciplinary access to scholarship. For narrower disciplinary searches, use research databases such as PsycINFO, PubMed, or Social Work Abstracts.
Social Work Abstracts
Journal articles in social work and social welfare.
Directory to 300,000+ journals and other serials.
o Explanations of author impact factors and journal impact factors, as well as altmetrics.
Eigenfactor Journal Ranking
Algorithm developed by researchers at UW that "rank[s] journals much as Google ranks websites."
Google Scholar Metrics
Another tool for ranking journals by citation influence, using the h-5 & h-5 median indicators. Use the "Categories" link to choose Psychology and related fields from "Health & Medical Sciences," "Social Sciences" and more.
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
A publicly available portal that includes the journals and country scientific indicators developed from information contained in Scopus