Lifestyle of Early Adolescent

Psychology4740 Adolescent Development – Library Resources

Wyllie Library – (
Online Catalog – Books, E-books, Journal holdings (Also see World Cat)
Journals A-Z – Find journal titles & articles available in EBSCO e-full text, or print
Interlibrary Loan – Request articles/books that the Library does not own

EBSCO – EbscoHost Web
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection: Covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. In addition to the full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for all journals in the collection.
Academic Search Complete is the worlds’ most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full text database, with more than 5990 full text periodicals, including more than 5,030 peer-reviewed journals. Includes full text, indexing and abstracts for more than 9,900 journals and a total of more than 10,400 publications and features PDF back as far as 1887. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1000 journals.
Abstracts in Social Gerontology includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to social gerontology, including the psychology of aging, elder abuse, society and the elderly, and other key areas of relevance to the discipline. Contains more than 35,700 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline, such as: Journals of Gerontology Series, American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, Experimental Gerontology, etc. EBSCO has digitized the full archive of this index, bringing coverage back to 1990.
Child Development & Adolescent Studies, produced by NISC, is today’s source for references to the current and historical literature related to growth and development of children through the age of 21. This database includes all of the issues of Child Development Abstracts & Bibliography from 1927 – 2001 previously published by the Society for Research in Child Development plus new coverage on Child Rights and welfare issues. Book reviews and abstracts from hundreds of journals and a bibliography of thousands of technical reports, books, book chapters, theses and dissertations covering biomedical and social sciences worldwide are indexed. More than 342,000 records are included with over 10,000 new records added each year
CINAHL® provides indexing for more than 3,000 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains more than 2.9 million records dating back to 1981. Offering complete coverage of English-language nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses’ Association, CINAHL® covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. In addition, this database offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals and book chapters. Searchable cited references for more than 1,300 journals are also included. Full-text material includes more than 70 journals plus legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials.
CINAHL® with Full Text is one of the world’s most comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 603 journals indexed in CINAHL. Of those, 305 are not found with full text in any version of Academic Search™, Health Source®, or Nursing & Allied Health Collection™. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index – with no embargo. With full-text coverage dating back to 1981, CINAHL® with Full Text is the definitive research tool for all areas of nursing and allied health literature.
Family Studies Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to family studies, including marriage, divorce, family therapy, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 53,500 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline, such as: Journal of Family Studies, Journal of Marriage & Family, Family Relations, etc. EBSCO has digitized the full archive of this index, bringing coverage back to 1979.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Editionprovides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong, including full text from Creative Nursing, Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, Issues in Mental Health Nursing, Journal of Advanced Nursing, Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, Journal of Clinical Nursing, Journal of Community Health Nursing, Journal of Nursing Management, Nursing Ethics, Nursing Forum, Nursing Inquiry, and many more. In addition, this database includes AHFS Consumer Medication Information, which includes Drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers.

VIVA – The Virtual Library of Virginia

APA (American Psychological Association)
PsychInfo – PsychArticles -PsychBooks – database with more than 3 million records, covering psychology back to the 17th Century, records for peer-reviewed journals, books, and dissertations, professional coverage beyond psychology to include related disciplines such as medicine, law, social work, neuroscience, business, nursing, forensics, engineering, and more.Direct links are provided to available full-text journal articles, books, and book chapters from provided DOIs.
Project Muse
Full-Text humanities content: Online database of more than 200 journals from nonprofit publishers. It contains primarilysocial sciences and humanities content. (John Hopkins Univ.)
Annual Reviews – Full text analytic primary research reviews in 29 focused disciplines in Biological & Medical, Physical, and Social Sciences.
Wiley Online Library -hosts the world’s broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. It delivers seamless integrated access to over 4 million articles from 1500 journals, over 10,000 online books, and hundreds of reference works, laboratory protocols and databases.
MEDLINE – U.S. National Library of Medicine, recognized as the premier source of coverage for biomedical literature. Search directly at on the National Library of Medicine Web site. See also in: Highwire Press described below.
HighWire Press–A division of the Stanford University Libraries, HP hosts the largest repository of high impact, peer-reviewed content, with 1168 journals and 4,846,374 full text articles from over 140 scholarly publishers. Access:

Journal List – Access it from the Wyllie Library Web pageJournals A-ZunderOnline Catalog at top of page. This is a list of the journal titles available electronically through EBSCO.The complete contents of all journal titles listed may not be indexed.Not all journal articles will be full text online.

Interlibrary Loan
For articles/books not available in our library seeInterlibrary Loan at the Top of Web page.

What are scholarly, peer-reviewed articles?
• Articles that appear in journals that require review by other professionals in the field.
• Usually, these journals have few advertisements, lots of text, and list their editors.
• Almost all articles have a works cited or notes page and/or footnotes.
• Most databases will let you limit your search to peer-reviewed (or, refereed) materials.

Plagiarism& APA Guide Avoiding Plagiarism: The Owl at Purdue
Plagiarism, How to avoid it

Evaluating Web sites:
Who; What; When; Where: Why?
Who wrote the page—the author may not be qualified to write on the subject.
What—What is the purpose of the page—is it biased or trying to change your mind
When—When was the page last updated—the information may be outdated
Where—Where is it located and who published it—URL can indicate a scholarly page
Or commercial site
Why—Why was it written and for whom—pages designed to persuade you may not give a balanced viewpoint