For the subject area Psychology, the Mannheim University Library provides you with literature, access to databases, and further search options.

Come and attend one of our numerous courses if you want to learn how to make better use of our subject-specific resources and services or if you want to improve your academic research and writing skills. You may also schedule an individual appointment.



Further databases for psychology and other subjects are available via DBIS.




The e-journals for the subject Psychology can be found in the Electronic Journals Library (EZB) and the Primo catalog.


Mannheim University Library offers a large range of e-books. All e-books licensed by Mannheim University library can be found in the Primo catalog.

Especially interesting e-book collections for the subject psychology:

Research data

Research data of researchers at Mannheim University can be archived and published at the Mannheim Research Data Repository (MADATA).

Subject-specific research data repositories for psychology are PsychData or the datorium of the GESIS - Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften

The Registry of Research Data Repositories offers you an overview of different research data repositories. For accessing scientific research data use DataCite.

Subject-specific Internet resources

Locating resources

In the A3 Library you will find literature on Psychology, which you can use on site. The media are freely accessible and arranged according to subject areas. Borrowing from this stock is only possible for academic staff of the University of Mannheim.

In the Central Lending Library at Schloss Westflügel you can find more literature on Psychology which you can borrow with your ecUM or your Library Card.

In the textbook collection at the Schloss Westflügel, the most important textbooks are available for lending in multiple copies to students of the University of Mannheim and cooperating institutions.

The literature available at the University Library can be searched for in the Primo catalog.

Local research institutions

Journal rankings

Scientific journals in the subject area psychology are often rated by impact factor. The impact factor of a journal indicates how many articles of this journal were cited in other scientific journals.

Impact factors for scientific journals in the field of social sciences are listed in the database Social Sciences Citation Index or directly in the section Journal Citation Reports.

Courses and Tutorials

We offer courses on research skills in the subject area Psychology on a regular basis. You can access our tutorials online at any time. You may also schedule an individual appointment.

Academic Writing and Research

The collection of the Mannheim University Library includes a variety of guidebooks on academic writing and research, for example:

With our courses and consulting services we strive to support you in every way we can.

Subject Librarian for Psychology
Schloss Schneckenhof West, Room SN 270
+49 621 181 2990
In case of absence please contact: