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PSY 3213: Research Methods in Psychology: Find Articles

Research guide for Dr. Wolgin and Dr. Mavica's Fall 2020 PSY 3213 classes.

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Scholarly Journals vs. Popular Journals

Scholarly journals have articles written by researchers who are considered experts in a field. These journals are also known as "peer-reviewed," "refereed" or "academic" journals.  Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) is a scholarly journal. Popular magazines have articles written by writers or journalists. Time or Newsweek are examples of popular journals.

Locating Full-Text Articles

Select Find it @ FAU if the article you are looking for does not appear as full text in the database.

Selected Databases for Graduate Research

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Selected Databases for Psychology

To access these databases, start with the FAU Libraries homepage at http://www.fau.edu/library. If you're off campus, go to our Off Campus Connect page to log in. Next, click on Indexes/Databases (on the left side of our homepage, under Quick Links). You may then find a given database alphabetically, or by subject (social sciences).

Off Campus Connect

Your Owl Card enables you to check out books and to access materials online through Off Campus Connect (EZ Proxy). Make sure to activate your Owl Card at the Service Desk.