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Below the PsycINFO link you'll find four different ways to familiarize yourself with this database, including a tutorial, a brief guide, a comprehensive guide, and a handout.
PsycINFO is the premier database in the field of Psychology, offering citations and abstracts to peer-reviewed articles from 2,000 journals, book chapters, books and dissertations, and it is updated weekly.
Full-text articles from journals of the American Psychological Association.
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection
PBSC is a full-text article database containing nearly 515 full-text journal titles. This database also features over 490 peer-reviewed journals and PDF images.
Mental Measurements Yearbook
Descriptions and reviews of tests of educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, etc. Includes reliability-validity info. Limit: 4 simultaneous users -- Print copy in Reference Area on the 1st floor -- REF LB 3051 .B87
Basic Search Strategies
Here are some steps for successful searching:
1. Determine the appropriate database
2. Combine terms with Boolean Logic
3. Use descriptors located in the citation
4. Different methods of retrieval - print; email; save
Requesting Journal Articles and Books
If you find books which are not in the Merrill-Cazier Library, or articles from journals to which the library does not subscribe, you may request these items from Interlibrary Services. See the link below.
When you find articles from journals that are in our library, you will need to request the journal from the BARN, which is the Borrower's Automated Retrieval Network. See the link below for instruction on how to access items from the BARN.