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HDFS: Research in Human Development & Family Studies: Home
One of the top resources for research in the social and behavioral sciences, PsycINFO is a great database for exploring topics through a psychological lens. Powerful filters like age and population type let you zoom in on studies about the group you're interested in researching. You can find scholarly articles, book reviews, dissertation abstracts, and more here.
If your research interest has to do with education, ERIC is a great place to look! This large collection of education research includes scholarly journals, reports, policy papers, dissertation abstracts, and more.
When doing research in HDFS, you might feel overwhelmed by all the information that's out there. Even within scholarly article databases like PsycINFO and EducationSource, you can find yourself facing thousands of peer-reviewed articles on your topic!
This video gives you a few strategies to skim the articles you find so you can tell if they fit your needs. It also covers some tips for using your search results to help you narrow your research topic.