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Illinois Tech Library Guides

Psychology

Use this guide to find resources in industrial/organizational psychology, rehabilitation psychology, and clinical psychology, plus course-specific information.

Psychology Databases

Open Access Resources

What is open access? Articles that are published as "open access" are just that - openly and freely accessible to anyone with an Internet connection, regardless of institutional affiliation. These resources complement the subscription-based resources detailed in the Psychology Databases box. Keep these resources in mind as you near graduation, because you can access them without a school subscription, unlike the databases listed above.

International Sources

How do I know if a journal is "good?"

The ranking of journals is subjective, so there's no one authoritative list of the "best" journals. Asking your professors which journal(s) they recommend for your research is a good strategy, and there are many other tools that attempt to rank journals based on different algorithms. One such tool is the Eigen Factor ranking: