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Online resources supporting research, teaching and practice.

Publications and Research Databases

  • The Psychologist

    The Psychologist is the official monthly publication of the British Psychological Society, serving as a forum for communication, discussion and debate on a range of psychological topics. Articles, letters, book reviews, conference reports, interviews, news, and more. Searchable archive from 1998 to the present.
    Recent issues restricted to BPS members; open access after one year.

  • EBSCO Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection

    Collection of over 500 full-text journal titles covering psychology and adjacent disciplines. Searchable and customisable via the EBSCO Discovery Service interface.
    Restricted to BPS members.

  • Research Digest

    The Research Digest is a fortnightly free email service and award-winning blog. providing original, authoritative reports on the latest psychology research papers. Also Occupational Digest, including its own blog, dedicated to how psychology matters in the workplace. Research Digests from no. 74 (2006) are gathered together in an online archive.
    Open access.

  • Conference proceedings

    Abstracts of Society conferences. Searchable database of online abstract articles from 2004 to the present.
    Open access.

  • British Journal of Educational Psychology Monographs

    The BJEP Monograph Series features contributions from key annual conferences on psychological aspects of education. Electronic copies are available from 2002 onwards. Charges apply.
    Open access

  • BPS Shop

    Many other Society publications, including current and recent BPS Member Network publications, can be downloaded or subscribed to from the BPS Shop. Charges vary according to item, but many items are free or discounted for BPS members.
    Open access.

  • BPS Impact

    BPS Impact enables you to view peer-reviewed submissions of excellent psychological research that has either already achieved some degree of impact or that has significant potential to do so. Signed-in site users may add their own research to the database.
    Open access.

Historical Resources

  • History of Psychology Centre

    The website of the BPS History of Psychology Centre offers a wide range of free resources and downloadable documents relating to the history of British psychology and the history of the British Psychological Society.
    Open access.

  • BPS Archive catalogue

    A comprehensive searchable online catalogue of the British Psychological Society’s archive holdings, including its own administrative archive, individual psychologists’ archives, and various other collections.
    Open access.

  • BPS History of the Psychological Disciplines Seminar Series

    Early evening seminars held at UCL in term time.
    Free and open to all.

  • Origins timeline

     A web-based, multimedia timeline of the development of psychological science and its contributions to society today.
    Open access.

  • John Kenna Audio Archive

    A collection of sound recordings of psychologists from 1956 to 1980 and recordings from the ongoing Oral History Project from 2005.
    Open access to lists and catalogue.

  • Grace Rawlings Visual Archive

    Historical collection of photographic prints, slides, VHS tapes and DVDs.
    Open access to catalogue.

Guidelines and Policy Documents

  • General guidelines and policy documents

    The Society produces numerous publications both helpful and necessary for pursuing careers in psychology, whether in research, teaching or practice. All open access. Many free or discounted resources for members. Some charges for non-members.

  • Research guidelines and policy documents

    The Society produces numerous publications both helpful and necessary for pursuing careers in psychology, whether in research, teaching or practice. All open access. Many free or discounted resources for members. Some charges for non-members.

  • Practice guidelines and policy documents

    The Society produces numerous publications both helpful and necessary for pursuing careers in psychology, whether in research, teaching or practice. All open access. Many free or discounted resources for members. Some charges for non-members.

Other Services

  • BPS Conferences

    The Society organises over 100 conferences and events each year, including the BPS Annual Conference. Searchable database of events and online booking.

  • Psychological Testing Centre

    For information and services relating to standards in tests and testing for test takers, users, developers and members of the public.

  • Professional Development Centre

    The BPS Professional Develoipment Centre is the Society’s training and development portal. It provides learning and continuing professional development (CPD) opportunities and supports psychologists and those working in related fields with their professional development. Includes eLearning online CPD modules available for you to complete at your own pace from anywhere with internet access.

  • Jobs in Psychology

    All the latest psychology jobs – develop your career, find your first job; or if you are an employer, reach out to thousands of high-quality potential candidates.

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