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Psychology

Selected Psychology Resources

Psychology Databases

These are some of the most commonly used databases related to psychology.

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Place quotation marks around words to search for an exact phrase, e.g., "high school" (works in many databases and Google)

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Truncation or Wildcard (e.g., child* to search for all terms beginning with child, e.g. child, children, childcare)

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