The William H. Hannon Library now provides digital access to the second edition of the Handbook of Psychology.
While the library also owns a print copy, this new electronic version will let you access one of the premier psychology reference sources via the web from anytime, anywhere.
Virtually every topic on psychology is covered, from research methods and behavioral neuroscience to theories of educational pyschology and assessment issues and methods. It is a great place to start any pyschology research project and an invaluable resource for its breadth and thoroughness. The table of contents below gives you an idea of just how much content the work contains.
From the book's main search screen you can search a variety ways to narrow in on exactly what you are looking for. You can search by keyword in the full text of all the chapters and articles, or look for particular titles and authors. You can even search the text of tables and figures, as well as their captions.
This is a great feature to discover meaning data and images to integrate into your own research.
Additionally, abstracts at the beginning of each chapter save you time and allow you to scan the material if you're in a hurry or looking for a general topical overview. You can also click on tabs to jump to the full text of the article in html, the figures, tables, and references cited in the article. You can also download a PDF copy of the article.