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Psychology   Tags: experimental_psychology, social_psychology  

General guide to Psychology resources.
Last Updated: Mar 25, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

Finding Articles--Databases Print Page

PsycINFO Guide

Review the PsycINFO training guide for more information on searches and search results in PsycINFO.


Basic Search Strategy

Use keywords/keyword phrases and the connector AND to create a relevant search in PsycINFO and other databases.

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InterLibrary Loan

No online full text? Not in the library? You can still get it through InterLibrary Loan!

Recommended Databases for Psychology Research

  • PsycINFO  
    Use PsycINFO to find articles published in peer-reviewed psychology journals as well as book chapters, reviews and dissertations.
  • ERIC  
    Use ERIC to find articles and primary documents in the field of education, educational psychology and training.
  • Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HAPI)  Icon
    Use HAPI to find testing instruments in the health fields, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science. Allows the user to search for testing instruments and secondary literature at the same time.
  • Mental Measurements  
    Use Mental Measurements to find tests and reviews.
  • PILOTS  
    PILOTS is a database of published literature related to Post-traumatic Stress Disorder.
  • Sociological Abstracts  
    Use Soc Abs to find additional peer reviewed articles in Social Psychology.
  • Web of Knowledge  
    Includes Social Sciences Citation Index and Science Citation Index.

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