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This resource guide was designed to provide you with assistance in locating peer reviewed articles on the history of sociology or psychology as a discipline. If you need help, please contact us!
Suggested Article Searches
Click on the links below for articles in various databases about the history of psychology and sociology.
Here are suggested databases for finding peer reviewed articles. Limit your search to full text and peer reviewed.
PsycARTICLES, from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The database contains full-text peer-reviewed articles published by the American Psychological Association and affiliated journals.
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection
The Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection provides the full text of articles from journals covering topics such as behavioral characteristics, psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
SocINDEX with Full Text
SocINDEX with Full Text offers comprehensive coverage of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study. Full-text journals, informative abstracts, books, monographs, conference papers and other non-periodical content sources, the database also includes searchable cited references for core coverage journals.
These books can provide some background to the history of psychology and sociology.
History of Psychology by
Call Number: Credo Reference
Publication Date: 2010
This book explores the development of psychology, from its roots in philosophy and natural science to the scientific research of the 19th century. It also charts the emergence and impact of experimental psychology and the development of psychological theories throughout the 20th century.
Sociology in America by
Call Number: eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
Publication Date: 2007-03-01
Sociology in America is a true history of an often disparate field--and a deeply considered look at the ways sociology developed intellectually and institutionally. It explores the growth of American sociology as it addressed changes and challenges throughout the twentieth century.
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