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Key Psychology Research Databases & General Resources

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Basic search tips for most databases, Library Catalog, and OneSearch

Find journals by journal title or ISSN

 

Sample searches:
journal of family issues
0192-513X (ISSN example)

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Course reserves search -- enter code for class as found in the official course schedule
Example: hist 5931

 


Or -- enter instructor's name (last name first)
Example: mieszkowski, gretchen

 

For more information:

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Basic Search Tips for Most Databases & Library Catalog

Find more (broaden your results) with OR and wildcards:
     discriminate or discrimination   (finds either term)

    
discriminat*   (finds discriminate, discriminates, discriminating, etc.)   

Find less (narrow your results) with AND:
     discriminat* and (racial or ethnic)   (finds terms starting with "discriminat" plus racial or ethnic)

Find less with NOT:
     attention span not adhd   (excludes records that mention adhd)

Find less by selecting limiters (peer-reviewed, date, publication type, etc.)
Use quotation marks for an "exact phrase"

For OneSearch:
  • natural language works well
  • CAPS are required for AND and OR
  • use parentheses to nest terms when using both AND and OR
  • select filters (limiters) on results screen
Sample searches for OneSearch:

     how body image affects women
     "body image" AND women
     "body image" AND (women OR girls)
     (prejudic* OR discriminat*) AND (islam* OR muslim*)

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