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PsycINFO and PsycArticles

  1. 1. PsycINFO and PsycArticles Psychology Databases from EBSCOhost
  2. 2. PsycINFOContains Citations and abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations in psychology and related disciplines. Covers general psychology and specialized basic, applied, clinical, and theoretical research in psychology.
  3. 3. PsycINFODo you also use the PsycArticles database?PsycINFO will also search for those articles, youdo not need to use both databases.Use only PsycArticles if you want only Journalspublished by the American PsychologicalAssociation.
  4. 4. PsycINFO Keyword searching area. Specialized search settings and limiters. (Limit by date, article type, etc…
  5. 5. PsycINFO Use “drop-down” menus toUse checkbox to find ideas choose a particular place tofor similar or related words search (title, author, etc.). (Notand phrases required, but helpful.) Enter most important search words here. (click add row if you have more words to search on.
  6. 6. PsycINFO These “limiters” let you search for articles: • Published within certain dates. • About a particular group of people (women, children, animals…) • Scholarly Journals only. • Age groups • Type of research. • Much more…
  7. 7. PsycINFO (More limiters!)
  8. 8. PsycINFO Results list…Limiters
  9. 9. PsycINFOYou may continue tolimit the articles afterthe search, if you stillhave too many…
  10. 10. PsycINFO Some articles in the results list will have full-text, while others will not. If no full-text, please look for that journal in our Journals A-Z list (or consult a librarian!). Click on the article title to get more information…
  11. 11. PsycINFO Article citation pageLink to the full-textarticle (if available). Printing, emailing, citing help, etc.
  12. 12. PsycINFO Journal information (name, volume & issue, date, pages Additional information about article, including abstract (summary) of the article.
  13. 13. PsycINFOPrinting, emailing,citing help…
  14. 14. PsycINFO “HTML” version of a full-text article. Be sure to use the print option at right for printing.
  15. 15. PsycINFO “PDF” version of a full-text article. Be sure to use the print option at top- left for printing.
  16. 16. PsycINFO If you put a check in the “Suggest Subject Terms” box, you will find ideas for similar/related words and phrases
  17. 17. PsycINFO(Additional subject terms to consider.)

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