Last Updated: May 23, 2014
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Use databases to find articles on your topic. These databases are the best place to start.
PsycINFO provides scholarly journals, book chapters, and dissertations in the field of psychology. Citations link to PsycARTICLES for full-text.
Coverage: 1872 - Present. Updated: Continually.
- Psychology Journals
Psychology Journals contains scholarly and trade publications related to areas of psychology and psychiatry. Includes charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements of psychological research.
Coverage: 1971 - Present. Updated: Regularly.
- SocINDEX with Full Text
SocINDEX with Full Text offers coverage of sociology, subdisciplines and closely related areas, including abortion, criminology/criminal justice, demography, ethnic/racial/gender studies, marriage and family, political sociology, religion, rural/urban sociology, social development, social psychology, structure, & work, socio-cultural anthropology, sociological history, sociological research and theory, substance abuse and other addictions, violence and many others.
- Counseling and Therapy in Video
Counseling and Therapy in Video provides video for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. The collection provides a multiplicity of perspectives, and allow students and scholars to see, experience, and study counseling techniques in action. Also contains lectures of therapists talking about their own work. Video types include: consultations, counseling session, demonstration, interview, and lecture/presentation. Contains video
- Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society
Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society contains entries on many controversial issues, providing background information, expert perspectives, and primary and secondary sources to give broader context and understanding to the issue. Note: Contains images, video, and primary sources.
Tips & Tricks
- When searching databases, use AND, OR, and parentheses to focus your search.
- The asterisk * symbol will search for all variations of a word. For example: basket* will search for baskets and basketry. Using quotes will search for a phrase.
- Combine synonyms with OR and put them inside parentheses, like this:
"Latin America*" AND (democracy OR politics)
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Did you know?...
Databases are basically just search engines for articles on specific subjects.