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Credo Reference (reference) Restricted Resource Some full text available
Search across Credo's collection of online reference books including general and subject specific dictionaries and encyclopedias.  Entries are concise, comprehensive and written with the student in mind.
ebrary Academic Complete (e-books) Restricted Resource Some full text available
Search our collection of over 80,000 ebooks!  Read books in your web browser, highlight and take notes, or download sections of books in PDF format.  Accessible off-campus with your Wheelock login.
Find Articles: Search Databases and e-journals
Academic Search Premier (ASP) Restricted Resource Some full text available
A great starting point for locating scholarly articles.  ASP covers social sciences (education, psychology), humanities (art, literature), physical sciences (biology, ecology), as well as other areas.
ERIC Restricted Resource
A great education source, ERIC provides citations and abstracts--and sometimes full text--from scholarly journals, conference proceedings, government documents, theses, dissertations, and technical reports going back to 1966.
PsycINFO Restricted Resource Some full text available
PsycINFO connects you to international scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences fields.   This database is compiled and maintained by the American Psychological Association (APA).
ScienceDirect Restricted Resource Some full text available
ScienceDirect is a great database for social and behavioral sciences and a wide variety of physical, life, and health science articles as well. Many of the articles are available in full-text.
MEDLINE Restricted Resource Some full text available
Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more. 
PubMed is provided by the U. S. Library Medicine and National Institutes of Health.  The public database contains links to articles in biomedicine and life sciences, with a good number of articles available in full-text.
Selected Websites
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
The AACAP is a national professional medical association dedicated to treating and informing about mental, behavioral and developmental disorders in children. Resources on their site include glossaries, FAQs and fact sheets as well as clinical resources. This source is great for learning more about how psychiatric conditions such as anxiety disorders, autism, and mood disorders affect children.
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
You'll find information regarding the American Academy of Pediatrics' many programs and activities, policies and guidelines, publications and other child health resources and more. Using the "Health Topics" tab, users can find information about specific pediatric issues, as well as how to navigate the health system. AAP also posts information about recent research in pediatrics
American Psychological Association (APA)
APA is the world's largest association of psychologists.  Areas of the website that may be of particular interest to students are "Psychology Topics" (i.e., stress, autism, bullying), as well as "Research in Action," which discuss current research on topics such as sexuality, parenting, and learning & memory.
AmoebaWeb - Psychology Directory
This fantastic directory of web sites contains news and information on a huge variety of current issues in the field of psychology from abnormal psychology to statistics and testing.
Child and Family Web Guide
Directory that evaluates, describes and provides links to hundreds of websites containing child development research and practical advice. Information is organized by subject and age group. Maintained by Tufts University.
Foundation for Child Development (FCD)
FCD connects users to analysis of current trends in child development and improving child education. The site includes links to the Child Well-Being Index as well as other resources under the Research Library link.
Mayo Clinic: Infant and Toddler Health
This trusted source for health information offers a thorough treatment of the topic, including an overview, in-depth info, multimedia, expert answers, resources, and tips for infant and toddler health.
MedlinePlus: Infant and Newborn Development
This section of Medline Plus offers news, prevention and screening information, health check tools, journal articles, and directories concerning infant and newborn development. It also provides information about key developmental milestones.
National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD)
NICHD is one of the federal National Institutes of Health (NIH).  It publishes a wide variety of materials on maternal and child health.  The website also contains scientific resources and information on clinical research.
Office of Child Care's Child Care Technical Assistance Network (CCTAN)
This network--a service of the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Child Care--provides comprehensive child care information resources and technical assistance.
Society for Research in Child Development
The SRCD is a professional association promoting multidisciplinary research in the field of human development. Their website provides information about funding and policy resources, associating meetings and governance, and its publications, such as Child Development.
Zero to Three
Free parent brochures and guides about key issues affecting young children and their families, including child care, infant mental health, early language and literacy development, early intervention and the impact of culture on early childhood development.
Subject Specialist
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Maric Kramer
Learning & Research Services Librarian
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Revised: Jun 16th 2014
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