Each year, Annual Reviews critically review the most significant primary research literature to guide researchers to the principal contributions of their field and help them keep up to date in their area of research
The University of Cambridge subscribes to a wide range of online resources that can be accessed from wherever you are through using your Raven credentials.
Search databases, digital archive collections, and primary sources on Cambridge Databases A-Z.
If your search is successful, check the coverage dates (given just below the title). If the relevant year is covered, click on the active link provided and navigate to the article.
Where the relevant year is not covered by an ejournal, carry out an Exact search of the journal title in IDISCOVER to discover print holdings in Cambridge libraries.
If your search of online and print holdings is unsuccessful, contact the Library (firstname.lastname@example.org) to use the document delivery service.
If you are searching for an unknowing item, use the abstract and indexing databases to carry out a general subject search.
If you are doing a literature review, read the Psychology Library's Literature Review page for useful tips and links to helpful books.
Check your Moodle course site for scans of articles recommended on reading lists, where the University does not have access to the online version. If your search is unsuccessful, contact the Library (email@example.com)
Step 1. Choose the Shibboleth login option.
Step 2. Select UK Higher Education as your region or group.
Step 3. Select the University of Cambridge from the list.
You will then be prompted for your Raven login.
On iDiscover you might come across books that are 'restricted to designated PCs'. These ebooks are supplied to the UL by publishers under Electronic Legal Deposit legislation, and may only be used on designated PCs for Electronic Legal Deposit access. Read more about Electronic Legal Deposit.
Spectrum (Online news and expert opinion on autism research)
Royal College of Psychiatrists (Mental health information written by psychiatrists)
Although many journals are only available to those with a subscription, an increasing number are now making some or all of their content freely accessible, or 'Open Access'. This means that our subscription database are not the only place you need to look when searching for resources. Find out more about how to search for open access content using this handy guide.
If you're interested in finding out more about the principles of Open Access, or want to publish your own content in Open Access sources, then check out this guide from the Office of Scholarly Communication.
Compatible with most browsers, Lean Library is a browser extension that will automatically detect when you have access to something. This access might be provided through the University of Cambridge's subscriptions, or it might be an Open Access version. Either way, this will reduce the need for hours spent trying to log in to different websites or hitting paywalls and will give you quick access to what you need.