The web is an important source of information but a lot of the content should be treated with caution. A good place to start is from the Library's own list of Subject Gateways. These Gateways provide access to a wide range of web pages that have been evaluated and identified as appropriate for use by students in higher education.
The page also contains links for three of the major Internet Search Engines, if you wish to conduct your own searches using these resources, please view the Library's guide on how to search and evaluate the information on the web.
For selected sites for your subject see the links below:
|The Mind section links to a range of surveys and psychological tests and other information.|
|Encyclopedia of Psychology||Directory of links to full text research papers, career information, organisations, theories and phenomena, publications, and details of important figures and historical events in the field of psychology.|
||Part of the Intute service highlighting the best websites for study and research in the UK Higher Education sector (sadly no longer updated after the closure of Intute in 2011).|
|NHS Evidence: mental health and wellbeing||
The NHS Evidence database provides links to the latest guidelines, systematic reviews and research.
|PsychNet-UK||A mental health, mental health care, psychology and psychiatry resource portal containing links to relevant information, articles, fact sheets, forums, software downloads and research sources.|
|Psychological Research on the Net||It provides a list of psychology experiments on the Internet that are arranged under a broad range of headings, including health psychology, personality, sensation and perception, social psychology, clinical psychology, cognition, developmental psychology and forensic psychology.|
|Psychology Practicals||Created by the Higher Education Academy Psychology Network, this site contains useful information and resources for practical and project work. It includes online experiments, datasets and stimuli, as well as links to psychological tests and more.|
|Psych Web||Psychology related information for students and teachers|
|Research in Action||Part of the American Psychological Association website this is a compendium of psychological research that demonstrates the application and value of psychological science in our everyday lives.|