Library resources for psychology


Specialist training courses and guided tours

The SULB runs training courses and guided tours so that users can get acquainted with the collections and resources relevant to their particular subject area and can learn how to make best use of the library and its services.

Recent acquisitions

For information on our recent acquisitions, please refer to the acquisitions list, which is updated daily and archived at the end of each month.

Specialist databases

The DBIS database information system lists bibliographies, full-text databases and dictionaries in your subject area.

Textbook collection

The textbook collection is an open-shelf resource containing multiple copies of popular textbooks and course books that are used by students during their studies and when preparing for examinations. Items in the textbook collection can be taken out on loan. Items in the textbook collection can be taken out on loan.

Textbook Collection – Psychology


For a list of SULB-subscribed and open access e-journals in the field of psychology, please refer to the:

Printed journals for which the SULB or one of the other libraries on campus has a subscription are listed in the national periodicals database (ZDB – Zeitschriftendatenbank). As only a few e-journals are indexed in the ZDB, please consult the EZB for a full list of available electronic journal titles.

Psychological and psychometric tests

An extensive collection of German and foreign psychology tests covering all areas of the subject.

Subject-specific information

Further information on the DFG-funded ‘Specialized Information Services’ programme is available on the dedicated blog site webisblog.

The Public Open Science Institute for Psychology (Leibniz-Zentrum für Psychologische Information und Dokumentation) ZPID in Trier is the supraregional information services centre for psychology in German-speaking countries.

The former national special collection in psychology (Sondersammelgebiet Psychologie) contains items up until the year 2014. These materials are available via the interlibrary loan service.


General information for students