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PSY 2012 (Ciesko) - General Psychology Honors Class: Related Databases

A research guide for students' of Professor Ciesko's General Psychology Honors course

Accessing Databases

To access the databases

1. Log in to Atlas:

2. Click Search the Library (upper right corner on the MyAtlas tab).

When  Atlas is not working, you can click the green Databases box below to log into the databases. You will be prompted to log in using your Borrower ID and PIN. Your Borrower ID is the number on the back of your Valencia ID, and the PIN is the last four digits of your VID number. Make sure you also select "Valencia College" from the dropdown menu. From there, you can select the "Databases A-Z" option, find the database you want, and connect. 

Clicking the database links within this guide without logging into Atlas will require you to log in using your VID.

Databases Available

The following databases are available through the library, and cover psychology topics and peace studies:



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Academic Search Complete Academic Search Complete, designed specifically for academic institutions, is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals.

APA citation examples for Academic Search Complete




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General One File  Includes more than 4,200 full-text titles covering a wide range of topics including psychology, peace, and conflict studies.

APA citation examples for General One File


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Social Sciences Full Text covers all of the social sciences, and has a lot of great information on issues such as gender and family studies, social change and culture.

APA citation examples for Social Sciences Full Text


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Sage Journals (Sage Publications) SAGE is the world’s 5th largest journals publisher. SAGE includes more than 645 journals spanning the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology, and Medicine. More than 280 are published on behalf of 225 learned societies and institutions.

APA citation examples for Sage Journals

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OmniFile Full Text Mega Edition from WilsonWeb includes access to full-text periodicals covering literature and language, history, philosophy, technology, science, art, business, and more. Many articles can be found on various aspects of modern slavery.

APA citation examples for Omnifile



Locate a Journal Article

Locate a specific journal article or title by searching our A-Z Journal Listing. Click here to watch a quick video.

Simply type in the journal's name and click on Go, for example the International journal of peace studies. You can search within that specific publication after clicking the title. You can also locate the volume and date of a specific article.

Ask a librarian for help if you need further assistance.

The Valencia College libraries do not welcome solicitation of resources to be added to our LibGuides. This includes but is not limited to vendors, search engine optimizers, placement of ads, products, or any other requests. Our LibGuides are carefully curated resources developed in partnership with faculty, staff, and students to support specific assignments, courses, events, and other related purposes at Valencia College. The Valencia libraries reserve the right to ignore LibGuide resource solicitations, and/or block persistent requests from groups or individuals to add or promote links in our LibGuides.