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Supporting Research in Psychology, Clinical, Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology

General Access to the SPC Libraries Main Website Page

This link opens the main page of the SPC Libraries. Search all resources including books, ebooks, articles and media using the basic or advanced search. You may "Request" print books from other SPC campuses and Florida colleges which will be sent to the campus you select. Students may access Research Help, Databases and Journals tabs. The recommended research resources follow.

Articles & Databases Recommended for Psychology Research

Using Library Databases for research has many advantages for finding credible sources. Library Databases provide curated journal and magazine articles, books, images, videos and primary sources. Databases contain scholarly and peer-reviewed articles written by credible authors, researchers and experts in their field. Database search tools help users target the results for the information they need. Most databases provide suggested citations which should be verified using the APA style manual.


Search for a list of journals on this topic or specific journals available through SPC Libraries.

Books & E-Books

Library Online - Search for books and e-books available at SPC. Print books from other SPC campuses and Florida colleges will be sent to the campus you select if you click on "Request."

Films on Demand Database

Films on Demand - Streaming video covering a wide range of subjects to enhance college courses. These videos include public performance rights that allow them to be used in the educational setting.


Course Reserves

From the Library Main Page, select the Course Reserves Tab and search by instructor, course number, course title or department. Course Reserves are print materials, physically available in the specified libraries. These materials are available for check out for in-library use only.

Free Online eTextbooks

Video Tutorials

APA Citation Assistance

The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.-Print Edition) is located in the library at BF 76.7 .P83 2020.

APA Citation Help Guide gives excellent guidance for formatting APA citations.

Online APA Website is provided by the American Psychological Association.