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EDF 500 Intro to Graduate Studies


PsycINFO is a comprehensive and authoritative resource for locating scholarly research findings in psychology and related fields. Graduate students in education should consult PsycINFO for research articles in education particularly in the area of counseling, special education or behavior issues in a school setting. 

PsycINFO Database Tips: How do I know an article is peer-reviewed and primary research? 

Use the following Search Options to narrow your search:

  • Limit to Peer Reviewed 
  • Publication Type :  Peer Reviewed Journals   

Citation Record should include :

  • Methodology: Empirical Study
  • Publication Type:  Journal; Peer Reviewed Journal 

Subject Terms: Consult the online Thesaurus for suggestions

Example of a Citation Record

Tutorial : PsycINFO Thesaurus