Finding books, videos, magazines and journals
XPLORE Library Catalog
(tips & tricks
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) is Xavier library's online public
access catalog. It includes all of the library's books, journals, audiovisuals, and microform materials. Search XPLORE
by keyword, author, title and Library of Congress subject heading. If you don't find what you need,
request it online (printable instructions
; video tutorial
, the combined library catalog of 88 college, university, public, and state libraries
To find a video do a keyword search and limit by "record type" and then by "projected medium" Click here for an example of videos in psychology.
(updated daily; video tutorials
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access to more than 48 million items located at 89 college, university, public, and state libraries in Ohio. Users may request items
online (printable instructions
; video tutorial
) and pick them up in 3 business days at an OhioLINK library of their
choosing. When available there are links to Read
(full-text available) and Limited Preview
(limited full-text available) at Google Books. It is produced by OhioLINK and the user interface is provided by Innovative
You can request books directly using your XU All-Card. To check the status of a request go to "My Library Record" click here.
Finding articles using library databases
Use the category for psychology research databases.
For importing references from database searches into RefWorks, click here.
Information on Boolean searching using AND, OR and NOT.
To see a selected list of journals we get in the area of psychology click here. See also the library's (Electronic Journal Locator & more!).
Selected Books of Interest
Mental measurements yearbook by Buros Ref Z5814.P8 B933
Test critiques by Keyser Ref BF176 .T419
Tests in print 5 Ref Z5814.E9 T47 1999
HaPI (Health and Psychology Instruments) Index to measurement tests used in health, psycho-social sciences, organizational behavior. Available on CD for use in the library only.
Advances in clinical child psychology RJ503.3 .A37
Advances in experimental social psychology HM251 .A35
Annual Review of Psychology BF30 .A56
International review of industrial and organizational psychology HF5548.7 .I57
Psychology of learning and Motivation BF683 .P78
Getting articles and books that Xavier doesn't own
Articles not available at the Xavier Library can be ordered through Document Delivery. Fill out an article request form for each article that you want, filling in all the information. Online request forms are available from the Library's home page. Remember it can take 1-2 weeks to get an article through this service.
You will be notified by email when your requested articles arrive. Articles and other copied documents are delivered electronically. Your email notification message will contain an Internet addresss and password that you can use to retrieve your document. Please retireve these electronic documents within two weeks. There is no charge for this service.
Books that Xavier doesn't own can be ordered through OhioLINK using your all-card. This takes 3-5 days. Book not available from OhioLINK may be ordered from Document Delivery and may take 1-2 weeks. Books and other borrowed items may be picked up at the circulation desk.
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