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Psychology: Databases & Journals

This is a guide to information resources available to staff and students in the School of Psychology. It will be useful for new postgrads and staff interested in familiarising themselves with UWA subject library resources in this area.

UWA Library

Using APA databases


You must sign in to OneSearch to access our full range of resources.

Use OneSearch to search the for the following resources at once:

  • UWA print collection
  • ebooks
  • journal articles
  • exam papers
  • CMO materials
  • newspaper articles
  • conference proceedings
  • law reports
  • music scores
  • and more

Can't find it at UWA? Get It

If you are a Postgraduate or Honours student and UWA does not have a journal article or book you require you can request it using the Library's Inter-library loan and document delivery service Get It.

Place a request via Get It and we will obtain a copy from another library for you.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar does not search all of the Library databases but can be a convenient approach when you just want "something" on a topic.. Enable FindIt in Scholarnew window to access full text.


Welcome to the Psychology subject guide. This is a guide to information resources available to students and staff in the School of Psychology. It covers all aspects of the cognitive sciences including social, applied and neuropsychology. 

Psychology Databases

 A basic search for journal articles can be done using OneSearch, but the databases listed below will provide more search functionality and cover a wider range of journals specific to this subject.  Use the find it @ uwa icon button to open the full-text or, if you are eligible, order a copy through Get Itnew window if we don't have an article you need.

For a complete list of all psychology databases held at UWA, click on the Databases link below the OneSearch box on the Library home page and view the lists under Science for  PsychologyNeuropsychology and Cognitive Science and Neuroscience.

Multidisciplinary Databases

High Impact Journals

Heavily cited journals in the area of psychology (from Journal Citation Reportsnew window) and other important journals nominated by the School of Psychology. See Citation Searching for more information.