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Psychology Collections in Cambridge

Welcome to the subject guide for PsychologyThere are many specialist print and online resources for Psychology in Cambridge. These pages give you an overview of the resources and research support that libraries can offer.

The Department of Psychology Library, housed in the main Psychology building on the Downing Site, has a first class collection of print resources and is a quiet and comfortable place to work. The MacCurdy Psychopathology Library is a small separate library based on the books bequeathed by Dr John Thomson MacCurdy, Cambridge University Lecturer in Psychopathology from 1923-1947. John Forrester and Laura Cameron, in their recent book Freud in Cambridge, describe it as "a remarkable collection of early twentieth-century psychoanalytic works."

 Links to other useful libraries for Psychology students and researchers can be found below.

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Open Access at Cambridge University

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Online Resources

To browse the Psychology collection, click on the link to Psychology at the top of the Oxford Handbooks Online homepage.

Click on 'Browse by subject' and you will find a link to VSO Psychology and Neuroscience books under 'Science and Mathematics'.If you create a personal profile (top right) you can annotate VSI content. Further details here.

PsycARTICLES, PsycINFO, and Scopus:

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Step 1. Choose the 'Institution/Your Institution' login option.
Step 2. Select UK Higher Education as your region or group.
Step 3. Select University of Cambridge from the list.
You will then be prompted for your Raven login.

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Daniele Campello

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Department of Psychology
Department of Psychology
Downing Street
Cambridge CB2 3EB
+44 1223 333554