Educational Psychology


Academic Search Complete - A large interdisciplinary database.  A quick way to see if researchers from other disciplines are conducting research related to your topic of interest.

Counseling and Therapy in Video - This collection of video covers counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling, and includes footage of therapy sessions, consulations, and interviews with mental health professionals. 

DSM Library: Online access to the DSM-V, the DSM-IV-TR, Handbook of Differential Diagnosis and Cases from the DSM-IV-TR

recommendedEducation Source - Our largest education database!  Indexes over 1,750 publications!

Education in Video - Contains videos intended for training and developing teachers, including primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms. This collection can be searched by grade level, subject, topic, educational theory, and more. 

ERIC - Education Resources Information Center; This database covers journal articles, technical reports, curricular materials, research documents, etc.

Google Scholar - Google's search for academic literature. To access the full text of journals we subscribe to, always start at the library site and log in with your EID!  In Google Scholar settings, create a library link to University of Texas at Austin for additional access and easy ILL requests.

recommendedPsycINFO - Our biggest psychology database!  Covers professional and academic literature in psychology including a wide range of articles related to education psychology.

PubMed - Huge medical database with good coverage of psychiatry, cognitive science, etc.

Web of Science - Includes access to multiple citation indexes including the Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Science Citation Index Expanded. Allows for searching by topic, keyword, or even institution. This database also allows you to search fo articles that cite a particular author or work. 

Encyclopedias & Handbooks

Why use them?  To get a overview of a concept or theory that's new to you, to learn important terms/lingo that may be useful search terms, and to discover important names and publications associated with your topic.

Gale Virtual Reference Library - a collection of encyclopedias and handbooks, searchable by keyword

DSM Library: online access to the DSM-V, the DSM-IV-TR, Handbook of Differential Diagnosis and Cases from the DSM-IV-TR

APA Educational Psychology Handbook l Print

APA Handbook of Counseling Psychology l Print

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) V l Electronic

Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural School Psychology l Print

Encyclopedia of the Human Brain l Electronic

Encyclopedia of School Psychology l Print or Electronic

Handbook of Adolescent Psychology l Print or Electronic

Handbook of Applied Behavior Analysis l Print

The Handbook of International School Psychology l Print

Handbook of Motivational Counseling l Print 

Handbook of Pediatric Psychology in School Settings l Print or Electronic

Handbook of Psychological & Educational Assessment of Children Intelligence, Aptitude, and Achievement lPrint

The Handbook of School Psychology l Print

International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences l Print

The Oxford Handbook of Counseling Psychology l Print

The Oxford Handbook of School Psychology l Print

Practical Handbook of School Psychology: Effective Practices for the 21st Century l Print or Electronic


Recent Arrivals - New books about educational psychology. 

Recent Arrivals - New books about counseling psychology.

Library Catalog - search UT's book collection

Related PCL Calll # Ranges:

  • BF 172 to BF 176.5: Psychological Tests and Testing
  • BF 309 to BF 499: Consciousness and Cognition (learning, memory, etc.)
  • BF 501 to BF 505: Motivation
  • BF 636 to BF 637: Applied Psychology (inlcudes counseling)
  • BF 712 to BF 724.85: Developmental Psychology
  • LB 1050.9 to LB 1100: Educational Psychology
  • RC 475 to RC 489: Therapeutics and Psychotherapy 

Subject Specialist

Janelle Hedstrom

Janelle Hedstrom 
Education Librarian


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