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Last Updated: July 2012
This page is maintained by Deborah LaFond.

Academic Institutions - Psychology Web Pages

Best Information on the Net - Psychology

Important psychology sites selected by librarians at St. Ambrose University. Check out their "Hot Paper Topics" and related sites .

Hanover College Psychology Web Resources

Excellent lists of sites at Psychological Resources on the Net. Check out the humorous "Lighter Side of Psychology" to see "The Top 16 Rejected Scientific Papers" and more.

University at Albany - Department of Educational & Counseling Psychology, School of Education

Divison of Educational Psychology & Methodology
Division of Counseling Psychology
Division of School Psychology
Division of Special Education

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Clinical Psychology and Mental Health

Autism Research Institute

Autism and autism-related resources on the Internet .

Center Watch

Clinical trials and drug therapy Listing Service.

David Baldwin's Trauma Information pages

Details causes, and treatments of trauma and provides extensive lists of resources.

Dr. Bob's Mental Health Links

A list of extensive topics include telepsychiatry, ethics, liability, management care and neuroscience are included. Dr. Bob is Robert Hsiung, MD, University of Chicago.

HealthFinder

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides government health news and reports including spotlight on minority health, also includes online journals and access to health databases.

Mental Help Net

Research citations and suggested bibliographies are provided by Phillip W. Long, M.D. This is not a "peer-reviewed" site so information must be further evaluated. However, this site is recognized as an important site because of the vast array of information provided on specific mental disorders as well as news, articles, reviewed links, interactive tests, book reviews, self-help resources, and lists of videos and job announcements. This site is recognized as having one of the most comprehensive subject guides in the field. Also provides relevant resources for professional and lay persons working in psychology, psychiatry and mental health fields. Includes the Clinicians Yellow Pages and its own bimonthly referred electronic journal, Perspectives.

National Center for PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder)

Fact sheets, research and education on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder are provided by the Center, a program of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The PILOTS database("Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress") is maintained here .

Online Dictionary of Mental Health, Centre for Psychotherapeutic Studies, University of Sheffield

This guide has an internal search engine and allows for both alphabetical and subject browsing. The Online Dictionary of Mental Health is a global information resource and research tool covering all of the disciplines contributing to our understanding of mental health . The Dictionary is an exercise in democratic psychiatry in keeping with the traditions of the host site. Therefore there are no definitions here; instead there are links to many sites offering different viewpoints on issues in mental health.

Web of Addictions

Contains fact sheets on tobacco, alcohol and drugs from a several health institutions. Although the page has not been updated recently, several of the links are up to date and could be useful beginning points.

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Education Psychology and Counseling

ADA Home Page

U.S. Department of Justice - Americans with Disabilities Act .

Council for Exceptional Children

International organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for students who are gifted or have disabilities.

Counseling Outfitters (Previously ERIC/CASS)

Counseling Outfitters continues to provide services previously supported by the U.S. government's ERIC/CASS Service. Information on how to obtain CAPS Press publications on school counseling, school social work, school psychology, mental health counseling, marriage and family counseling, career counseling, and student development can be located on this site.

disABILITY Information and Resources

Well regarded list of sites, particularly useful is the category on University/Education Disability Resources.

Early Childhood and Parenting Collaborative

"Provides a context for interdisciplinary training of students, direct service providers, technical assistance providers, and others whose work relates to young children and their families." This University of Illinois organization fosters links between research and practice. The site offers research, information on teaching and service to young children and families. Please note that the previous National Parent Information Network (NPIN) closed in 2003. Some publications and resources from the NPIN Web site may be made available on this site.

Educational Psychology

Website listing resources and programs in Psychology.

Education Review

Review articles of recently published books in sixteen departments covering the range of educational scholarship.

ERIC

Please note that ERIC in 2003. The site can still be used to "search the ERIC database and ERIC Calendar of Education-Related Conferences, link to the ERIC Document Reproduction Service (EDRS) to purchase ERIC full-text documents, and stay up-to-date about the ERIC transition to a new ERIC database model."

ERIC Digests

Searchable, short expert reviewed reports (1000-1500 words) of educational interest on many topics of current interest in the field of education.

LDOnline: Learning Disabilities

"The leading website on learning disabilities for parents, teachers, and other professionals."

National Center for Learning Disabilities

A wealth of information pertaining to learning disabilities. The site includes a resource finder by state, fact sheets about various disabilities, and legal resources.

School Counseling and Psychology - Internet Resources:

State of New Hampshire collected links.

The WWW School Psychology Homepage

Includes sites on assessment, training programs, employment links and legal resources. Hosted by St. John's University, New York.

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Electronic Journals and Newspapers

Monitor on Psychology

The American Psychological Association's professional newspaper.

PsycCrawler

PsycCrawler search engine to APA journals. For University at Albany affiliated users, please see also PsycARTICLES journal collection Accessible to University at Albany users only via the PsycINFO database for access to full-text articles.

PSYCLINE: Your Guide to Psychology and Social Science Journals on the Web

An index of over 2,000 online psychology and social science journals. Covers English, German, French, Dutch, and Spanish language journals. by Armin Günther, Augsburg, in cooperation with Martien Brand, Amsterdam .

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General Psychology

Academic Earth - Psychology Lectures Online

Academic Earth is an organization founded by Richard Ludlow and Chris Bruner. Their goal is "to give everyone on earth access to a world-class education." The site appears to be freely accessible. The site selects particular professors to offer online video lectures for a variety of subjects. Yale Professor, Paul Bloom's lectures are featured for psychology. The site developers claim to be developing an "educational ecosystem that will give internet users around the world the ability to easily find, interact with, and learn from full video courses and lectures from the world’s leading scholars."

Annual Review of Psychology

A very useful place to find out current topics in psychology. It may be useful to consult the entire social science series.

BUBL Link: Psychology Links

Excellent Psychology subject directory.

Galaxy Directory: Psychology

A good Internet commercial subject directory (browsable and searchable) .

Kendra's Law

"New York State has enacted legislation that provides for court-ordered assisted outpatient treatment (AOT) for certain people with mental illness who, in view of their treatment history and present circumstances, are unlikely to survive safely in the community without supervision. This site contains further information concerning Kendra's Law and Assisted Outpatient Treatment."

Krantz Tutorial on Basic Neural Processes

Provides a quiz and a brain structure atlas. Also, check out The Whole Brain Atlas page.

Neurosciences on the Internet

Contains several Web sites on biology selected by Editor, Neil A. Busis, M.D. Other sites include.

PsycNET

A searchable index of APA and National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) web sites from the American Psychological Association (APA).

Psych Web

Key psychology site maintained by Professor Dewey at Georgia Southern University. Arranged in a topical hierarchy, this site includes Web megalists, journal lists and two full-length classic contributions on-line, The Interpretation of Dreams (3rd Edition) by Sigmund Freud and Varieties of Religious Experience by William James.

Social Psychology Network

An excellent site which provides a topical breakdown, an extensive list of topics with related links ranging from childhood development to cross cultural psychology, prejudice and discrimination, gender, culture, social influence, interpersonal relations, group behavior, aggression, and more.

University at Albany, School of Education-Certification Links

Included on this page are links to the Office of Teaching at the New York State Education Department, The University at Albany Certification Office, and the New York State Teacher Certification Exams.

The University of Alberta's Cognitive Science Dictionary

Basic concepts of cognitive science provided by The University of Alberta.

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Multiculturalism and Diversity

Diversity Syllabi Project

"The collection of syllabi also highlights the fact that diversity scholarship within philosophy is varied, substantial, and growing, and that there are many books, articles, films, and websites that can be used to teach about these issues. " This site is maintained by the American Philosophical Society.

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Professional Organizations

ALA Psychology/Psychiatry Committee - Gateways to Sites in Psychology

The Education and Behavioral Sciences Section (EBSS) of American Library Association (ALA) offers an excellent up to date list of online resources in psychology including sites on Assessment, Electronic Texts, Gateways, Associations, Licensure, Newspapers, Newsfeeds, Statistics Software, Government, Mental Health, and Writing Resources.

American Academy for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Information is provided as a public service to aid in the understanding and treatment of the developmental, behavioral, and mental disorders affecting children in the United States.

American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress

"A multidisciplinary network of professionals who are committed to the advancement of intervention for survivors of trauma. The Academy aims to identify expertise among professionals, across disciplines, and provide meaningful standards for those who work regularly with survivors."

American Counseling Association

Professional information for counselors.

American Psychiatric Association

Physicians world-wide who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional illnesses and substance use disorders. This page provides news updates and reports on specific disorders.

American Psychological Association

National professional association for psychologists.

Association of Black Psychologists

An international organization of 1400+ members which attempts to address significant social problems affecting the Black community, people of African descent and other segments of the population.

Center for Online and Internet Addiction

Information about internet addiction and compulsive behaviors toward online use, cybersex, relationship issues and related online issues.

Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma

"A global network of journalists, journalism educators and health professionals dedicated to improving media coverage of trauma, conflict and tragedy. The Center also addresses the consequences of such coverage for those working in journalism." University of Washington Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill

An organization that provides research and advocates for legislative change to assist those afflicted with mental illness. This site provides information which focuses on the biological basis of severe mental disorders (e.g., schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression).

National Association of School Psychologists

An excellent source for professional development.

National Institute of Mental Health

A Government health organization.

New York Association of School Psychologists

"The New York Association of School Psychologists is the statewide organization that represents the profession of school psychology. NYASP serves children, their families, and the school community by promoting psychological well-being, excellence in education, and sensitivity to diversity through best practices in school psychology."

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Research Tips, Style Guides and Evaluation Criteria

APA Bibliographic Format Guides

Bibliographic citation systems recommended by the American Psychological Association and described by the Writer's Workshop, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. also visit Style Guides, and APA Style Electronic Reference Formats for additional examples.

A Guide for Writing Research Papers based on Styles Recommended by The American Psychological Association

Prepared by the Humanities Department and the Arthur C. Banks Jr. Library, Capital Community College, Hartford, Connecticut.

Thinking Critically about Discipline-Based World Wide Web Resources

UCLA library instruction for evaluating Web information within a discipline.

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School Psychology

AmoebaWeb: Psychology on the Web

Collection of links maintained by Douglas Degelman, Ph.D. relating to school psychology.

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators-Special Ed., Counseling, & School Psychology

Sponsored by the Discovery Channel School, this collection of links is updated daily by Kathy Schrock, Administrator for Technology for the Nauset Public Schools on Cape Cod.

School Psychology Resources Online

This site provides information about "learning disabilities, ADHD, functional behavioral assessment, autism, adolescence, parenting, psychological assessment, special education, mental retardation, mental health, and more."

The WWW School Psychology Home Page

Provides links to professional organizations, assessment pages, resources for school psychologists, and more.

Applied Statistics
State of Public School Integration: Brown vs. Board of Education at 50

"This website is based on the research of John R. Logan, director of the Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4), an institute at Brown University that uses GIS technology to conduct spatial analysis of traditional sociological issues, such as race, school integration, public health, crime, and economic conditions. At the Cases and Data section, users will find a searchable database of information on desegregation court cases and trends in racial composition of elementary schools for 1968-71, 1989-90 and 1999-2000. A search by district will retrieve information on court cases in that district, if any were brought, and tables showing racial and ethnic composition of the elementary student population. Other sections of the site include reports prepared by Logan and staff dating from 2001-2004, such as The Continuing Legacy of the Brown Decision: Court Action and School Segregation, 1960-2000; a history of the Brown decision; the relationship between Brown and the Bush administration's No Child Left Behind Act; and a collection of related Web sites on Brown's 50th anniversary and the civil rights movement in the US. " From the Scout Report Website

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Social Psychology

The Mead Project

The Mead Project focuses on key theorist and provides "foundational documents in sociological social psychology."

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Tests, Measurements, Assessment, Statistics

Mental Measurements Yearbook Indexes

This index provides a listing for the cumulatirve resoruces of Mental Measurements Yearbok. Reviews of any of the tests listed can be found in the print versions of the Mental Measurements Yearbook located in the University Library and the Dewey Library Reference Sections. Buros publications are located in both the BF and LB call number areas of the library. Click here to to find more information about the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements.

Statistics for Psychology and the Social Sciences. This website offered by Matthew J. Rockloff, PhD, "provides a free self-study course in Statistics for students in Psychology or other social science courses. It concentrates on the Statistical techniques most common to the experimental methods in the discipline of Psychology."

Statistics on the Web Clay Helberg's collection of information on statistics (personal page).

Test Library - School of Education, University at Albany

Tests in this library are available for students enrolled in the School of Education. Professor Robert McMorrris, Educational Psychology & Methodology, is the Director of the Test Library. Location: ED 229 Phone (518) 442-5070 or (518)442-5058 Contact: rmcmorris@albany.edu

Tests and Measures in the Social Sciences

List of assessment instruments compiled by Helen Hough, Health Sciences Librarian at the University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas. The instruments themselves are not available on this site. Under the heading"Tests & Measures" specific guidelines are given for obtaining instruments for academic purposes.

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