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Reference Materials


The PAU Library subscribes to several platforms for key reference information in the fields of psychology, counseling, and related disciplines. Among these sources of content are online dictionary and encyclopedia entries, authoritative journals, essential titles in psychology publishing, and more. 

Learn more about and access individual reference resources below.

CREDO Reference
CREDO Reference

CREDO Reference provides biographies, encyclopedias, dictionaries, geographical info, and more. With curated topical pages that offer definitions and opposing viewpoints, get connected to an array of informational sources through CREDO.

DSM-5/Psychiatry Online
PsychiatryOnline/ DSM-5

PsychiatryOnline boasts a variety of text and multimedia sources through American Psychiatric Association Publishing. Notably, PsychiatryOnline provides access to the DSM Library, including DSM-5, Handbook of Differential Diagnosis, Clinical Cases and more.

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Oxford Academic (Formerly Oxford Clinical Psychology)

Oxford Academic provides full-text access to hundreds of titles within the field of clinical psychology. Among the extensive list of high-quality researched content are professional reference books and the prominent Treatments ThatWork series.

APA Dictionary of Psychology

Need to quickly look up a psychological definition? The APA Dictionary of Psychology contains thousands of reliable definition entries across a vast array of psychology subfields.