We've partnered with EBSCO, the leading provider of research databases, e-journals, magazine subscriptions, e-books and discovery service, to bring you free access to the Psychology and Behavioural Sciences Collection (P&BSC) and EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS).

P&BSC is a full-text database of over 470 psychology journals, including more than 290 indexed in PsycINFO.

EDS features a comprehensive collection of more than 3.7 billion records from the world’s top publishers and information providers, with an integrated search facility and the highest quality metadata of any discovery service.


The following guides on the EBSCO website will help you when using the service:

Create a MyEBSCOhost account

How to use the myEBSCOhost folder

Basic searching

Creating a search alert

Creating a journal alert

Using the result list

Advanced searching

If you require any further technical support, or have any feedback on the service, please call BACP on 01455 883300.

Important user information from EBSCO

Remote access to EBSCO Publishing Databases, under the guidelines above, is permitted to authorised users of subscribing organizations accessing for personal research. Remote access by authorized users from their place of employment for research done to the benefit of their employer, or to assist this institution in saving the cost of an institutional subscription to the database or any of its contents, is prohibited. The commercial resale of articles or copyrighted content found in EBSCO Publishing Databases is also not authorised.