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Resource of the Month (April 2023): Spotlight on PEP-Web

by Sandra Celada on 2023-04-04T14:11:00+01:00 in Psychology, Spotlight on Library Resources | 0 Comments

PEP-Web is a major psychoanalytic resource containing the complete texts of classic works and articles, cross-linked so you can explore connections between texts, as well as a glossary of psychoanalytic terms and concepts. You can access PEP-Web via this link on the Library's A-Z list of Databases; you should be automatically logged in as a Roehampton subscriber, but to access advanced features such as the Glossary, you can also create a personal PEP account and customise your view in Preferences.

As well as text sources, PEP-Web also has a growing video collection; recent additions include films created in 2022 by the Lockdown Dreams Project, a team that collected hundreds of dreams experienced during the Covid-19 lockdown.  

Lockdown Dreams 

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Allison et al (2022) Uninvited Guests. PEP Video Grants 


Full Text Classic Works 

PEP-Web is unique, containing the full-text of the classic Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud (both in original German, and English translation).  

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A quick way to find this and other seminal works by key psychoanalysts on PEP-Web is to use the database’s Browse option. Select the Books tab and scroll through the list of titles. You can also use the Browse option to find key journal titles in the field, such as: The International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, The International Review of Psycho-Analysis, The Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, The Psychoanalytic Quarterly, The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child, and Contemporary Psychoanalysis. Any newly acquired titles feature at the top of the listing.  


Full Text Journals 

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You can select a journal title and browse through the articles, as in this example, the Journal of Psychological Therapies: