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PSYC 24700: Culture and Psychology

Research in PsycINFO

Start in PsycINFO by typing in your keywords, checking Limit to Peer-Review, and select publication date.

Before searching - scroll down and look at the limiter options. You can also limit your search by methodology - for example, EMPIRICAL STUDY is one the limiters.  Using this limiter will retrieve research that is based on observation or experimentation or quantitative measurement. 

After pressing Search, you will see your results. Your keywords will be highlighted in the results and you can narrow your results on the left.

 

Note: You can use the list of PsycINFO Classification Codes to narrow the context of your search to a particular topical area. Select the code you want then add it to your search by using the Advanced Search mode. Enter the code in one of the search boxes and select CC Classification as the field.

Managing and Saving Your Research in PsycINFO

My Research is a tool that you can use to save, manage, and organize the content and supporting materials you find and create in PsycINFO. You can include documents, searches, search alerts, RSS feeds, and in My Research. Setting up a My Research account is simple and free to all IC students, faculty, and staff.   If you create a search alert, you will be notified of new articles on your topic as they are published.

How (and Why) to Use the APA Thesaurus When Searching PsycINFO via ProQuest

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