GPS 698 Research Seminar
Instruction Librarian: Kristen Hindes
Office: Library 205
Journal Finder - Useful for locating journals given in a works cited list of an artilce. Find online and print journals by title or subject.
RefWorks allows you to create bibliographies, import references from online databases, and organize your references in folders. Initial sign up for an account must be done on campus.
ProQuest Psychology Journals
Access to 620 psychology publications, with over 520 titles available in full text. Includes 4,000 full text dissertations.
Dissertations & Theses Full Text
Includes 2.7 million searchable citations to dissertation and theses from around the world from 1861 to the present, together with 1.2 million full text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format.
Citations and abstracts of journal articles, book chapters and book literature in psychology and related disciplines
Journal coverage is 1887-present from over 2200 periodicals in 27 languages
Book coverage is 1987-present, English language material only
Over 2.5 million citations "empty nest" and (famil* or parent* or father* or mother*)
--MyEBSCOhost: create your own account
--Times Cited in the Database v. Cited References
--Finding/Searching a specific journal
--Use Subject Headings given to articles
Limiting your search (Refine Search)
- Age group
- SMC page
- Databases OR Research by Subject/Psychology
Getting to the article
- Full text
- Check for full text
- Check library catalog
- Request Interlibrary Loan
Combining Search Terms--Boolean operators
Going beyond keyword searching--Using the Thesaurus or Subject Searching
- controlled vocabulary that helps you find the descriptors (subject headings) for your search terms
- hierarchy that permits searching various levels--broader, narrower, and related
- for example: