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PSY 202: Foundations Psychology Seminar (Wolfe 2022): Finding Articles/PsycINFO



APA PsycINFO Thesaurus Tutorial Videos

Search Hints

  • Determine keywords for your topic.
  • Check the thesaurus of the database to see if there is more appropriate terminology.
  • Use "Advanced Search" and enter your keywords in separate boxes.
  • Use "Refine Search" to narrow down your results.
  • See "Subject: Major Heading" for a list of thesaurus/subject terms related to your search.
  • Check the Methodology of the article in the detailed record by clicking on the title.
  • Use the icons to print/email/cite the article.
  • See "Cited References" and "Times Cited" for related articles

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Cant find the full text of an article?

If you cannot find the full text of an article in the database you are using, follow the steps below to locate the article:


The following is a sample of methodologies that you may see in the PsycINFO database:

  • Empirical research
  • Quantitative study
  • Qualitative study
  • Interview
  • Clinical case study
  • Clinical trial
  • Longitudinal study
  • Prospective study
  • Retrospective study
  • Follow up study
  • Meta analysis
  • Literature review