The Wright Institute Library

New Database Added
We have now subscribed to a new database, Behavioral and Mental Health Online, containing several thousand videos and ebooks. A subset of this database, Counseling and Therapy in Video, contains 584 videos. Links to these can be found on the Library Resources page. Please contact the library if you are having any difficulties with access.

The Wright Institute Library, with locations on Durant Avenue and on Dwight Way in Berkeley, is devoted to the study of psychology and related disciplines, and supports the curricular and research needs of the Wright's students and faculty. The Library provides full-text electronic access to over 1,400 journals through a combination of subscription databases and individual subscriptions. The full list of journals can be accessed via our Psychology Journal Locator, on the Library Resources page.

  • The Wright Institute LibraryLibrary Resources
    Our collections include books, ebooks, reference materials, dissertations, journals, tests & research instruments, and audio/video collections. Our online catalog offers the ability to fully search our collections, with the exception of our journals. Read more »
  • The Wright Institute LibraryFind Articles
    The Wright Institute Library has full-text access to over 1,400 scholarly journals in psychology and related disciplines. Finding articles is usually a two-step process: Search an index to find a citation, and then use the citation to find the full text. Read more »
  • The Wright Institute LibraryFind Books
    The Wright Institute Library's 8000 item book collection supports the classroom and research needs of the Wright Institute community. With the exception of reference material, most books can be checked out by Institute students and faculty for a period of two weeks. Read more »
  • The Wright Institute LibraryFind Dissertations
    All dissertations from Wright Institute graduates are available in full-text through the Dissertations & Theses database. The Library also holds a complete collection of bound dissertations and dissertation proposals by Wright Institute graduates. These are located in the Durant library's room 210, and can be checked out for two weeks. Read more »
  • The Wright Institute LibraryFind Videos
    The Wright Institute Library's several-thousand-item video collection is available to Wright students and faculty. Topics include therapeutic techniques, psychopathology, multicultural issues, neuroscience and other areas of interest to clinical psychologists. Read more »
  • The Wright Institute LibraryInterlibrary Loans
    Items which are not available at the Wright Institute or at UC Berkeley may be borrowed from other institutions via Interlibrary Loan. The library has a reciprocal lending agreement through NCCPL, allowing us to borrow freely from any of the 13 other member libraries in the area. Read more »
    Summer Library Hours:
  • Mon - Fri:
    8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sat & Sun:
    Summer Library Hours:
  • Mon - Tues:
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Weds:
    8:30 am - 9:00 pm
    (closes at 4:30 p.m. on evenings without class)
  • Thurs:
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Fri:
    4:30 pm - 9:30 pm*
  • Sat - Sun:
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm*
  • * Dwight Library is open the following weekends ONLY:
    May 3-5; 17-19
    May 31-June 2
    June 7-9; 28-30
    July 12-14; 19-21
    Aug 2-4; 9-11
    For weeks with no weekend classes, the Dwight Library is closed Friday through Sunday.