psychology resources blog

A current awareness resource for Psychology students & faculty members

DSM-V-TR Now Online

Published by Yolanda Koscielski

I'm pleased to note we now have online access to the latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders - the DSM-V-TR -

Get Anything You Want, (Almost) All of the Time!

Published by Yolanda Koscielski

Do you need books, articles, theses, or other research materials that aren't in SFU Library's collection? What about an obscure government document, books on dog nutrition, fiction in other languages, or an out-of-print Festschrift about your favourite scholar? These are just some of the resources we may be able to obtain for you for free through SFU Library's Interlibrary Loan System.

Read it longer: Interlibrary loan times extended by up to 300% for some books

Published by Yolanda Koscielski

Good news! As of today, interlibrary loan times for some books has now been extended from 3 weeks to 6 weeks*. This added loan time applies to books borrowed from partner COPPUL libraries (a collection of university libraries in Western Canada). In addition, there is a possibility of renewal for another six weeks, for a maximal potential loan time of 12 weeks! 

Take a break this summer with illustrated academic reading

Published by Yolanda Koscielski

With most summer days bringing hot and sunny conditions, reading dense, academic texts and treatises may not be piquing your interest at the moment. Why not take a break with some lighter introductions to academic topics? The library now owns a handful of illustrated guides to popular academic topics available for check-out or download. Some of these beach- or park-friendly titles include:

Introducing Jung: a graphic guide

APA Handbook of Forensic Psychology Available!

Published by Yolanda Koscielski

Yes! SFU Library has access to the APA Handbook of Forensic Psychology. It can be found in the PsycBOOKS database. Just log into the database, search for the title, and the full text should appear.

Please note, not all of the APA Handbooks are currently showing up in our catalogue. However, the good news is that we should have access to all APA Handbooks via PsycBOOKS


Resource of the Month: Annual Review of Psychology

Published by Yolanda Koscielski

Stay on top of research trends with the Annual Review of Psychology

Articles provide overviews and literature reviews of hot research topics. These can be a great way to immerse oneself in a new topic or subject. As suggested by the title, issues come out once per year.

Sample articles: