This guide contains tips and tutorials on searching the library catalog and databases, using keywords, and interlibrary loan.
Last Updated: Jul 14, 2014
If you need background information, ideas for more narrow topics, or keywords related to a topic, you can browse these sources.
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- Academic Search Premier
Academic Search Premier is probably THE best place to start searching for articles on any academic subject. It contains full text coverage to many journals, magazines, and other helpful resources on a wide variety of topics.
PsycARTICLES, from the American Psychological Association (APA), is THE place to search for full-text peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. It contains more than 153,000 articles from nearly 80 journals published by the APA. Coverage spans 1894 to the present and nearly all APA journals go back to Volume 1, Issue 1.
Use this menu of links to get tips on searching for books and articles, finding full text journals, and using interlibrary loan.