When should I use        PsycArticles?0 Use PsycArticles database when you are looking for             articles on psychol...
The Library Website0 http://www.daytonastate.edu/library/
Click on the link that says    “Databases A to Z”
Sign in first0 Your borrower ID is your student ID #0 Your PIN is the last four digits of your Social Security number
Now you see a list of titles 0 PsycArticles is the last “P” entry on the list.   0 Click on the title to go to the database.
Click on the blue bar toconnect to the database
Now you’re ready to search0If you need scholarly journal articles,     put a check in the box that says  “Scholarly (Peer ...
Working with your results0Your results are sorted by relevance0That means the “best” results are on          top, not the ...
Now all your results are from  within the past ten years
Read the article  0Click on “PDF Full Text” below the            article description 0If you have a choice between PDF and...
Using article tools0Look at the “Tools” menu at the right of                 the page0From here, you can print the article...
Citing the Article0 Under the Tools menu, find the icon that looks like a  yellow sheet of paper.0 When you mouse over it,...
Need more help? Call 386-506-3055 or 386-785-2017         Add us on Facebook         Follow us on Twitter         Watch on...
Finding Articles in PsycArticles
Finding Articles in PsycArticles
Finding Articles in PsycArticles
Finding Articles in PsycArticles
Finding Articles in PsycArticles
Finding Articles in PsycArticles
Finding Articles in PsycArticles
Finding Articles in PsycArticles
Finding Articles in PsycArticles
Finding Articles in PsycArticles
Finding Articles in PsycArticles
Finding Articles in PsycArticles
Finding Articles in PsycArticles
Finding Articles in PsycArticles
Finding Articles in PsycArticles
Finding Articles in PsycArticles
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Use these helpful steps to quickly and effectively use the database PsycArticles. Provides full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. It contains more than 100,000 articles from 59 journals - 48 published by the American Psychological Association (APA) and 11 from allied organizations. It includes all journal articles, letters to the editor, and errata from each journal. Coverage spans 1894 to present.

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Finding Articles in PsycArticles

  1. 1. When should I use PsycArticles?0 Use PsycArticles database when you are looking for articles on psychology topics.0 PsycArticles contains articles from both magazines and scholarly/academic journals.
  2. 2. The Library Website0 http://www.daytonastate.edu/library/
  3. 3. Click on the link that says “Databases A to Z”
  4. 4. Sign in first0 Your borrower ID is your student ID #0 Your PIN is the last four digits of your Social Security number
  5. 5. Now you see a list of titles 0 PsycArticles is the last “P” entry on the list. 0 Click on the title to go to the database.
  6. 6. Click on the blue bar toconnect to the database
  7. 7. Now you’re ready to search0If you need scholarly journal articles, put a check in the box that says “Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals”0Type your topic into the search box then click on the “Search” button 0You need to spell your search terms correctly 0You don’t need to use any of the other boxes or limiters
  8. 8. Working with your results0Your results are sorted by relevance0That means the “best” results are on top, not the newest0Use the slider on the left to weed out older dates0Click and hold the slider, drag it to the date you want, and click on “Update”
  9. 9. Now all your results are from within the past ten years
  10. 10. Read the article 0Click on “PDF Full Text” below the article description 0If you have a choice between PDF and HTML Full Text, choose PDF.0PDF articles come with page numbers. If you use a quote from your article in your paper, you will need the page number. HTML does not have page numbers.
  11. 11. Using article tools0Look at the “Tools” menu at the right of the page0From here, you can print the article, or email it to yourself0You can also print or save the article by using the icons at the upper left corner of the article
  12. 12. Citing the Article0 Under the Tools menu, find the icon that looks like a yellow sheet of paper.0 When you mouse over it, it will say “Cite.”0 Click on that, then choose your citation style (APA, for psychology) from the list.0 You can copy and paste the citation into your works cited or references page.0 Note: the citation may not be 100% correct. Check with an APA style guide for the correct format.0 This does not give you the in-text citation.
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