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Psychology: PsycARTICLES

Research guide to Psychology at Chaffey College.

Searching PsychARTICLES

1. Type in search term(s) in box(es) near top of search page.

Search fields

2.  Specifically need an academic journal article? Check the box next to Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals under the Limit your results section under the search boxes. See the Why Use Academic Journals box to the left as to why journal articles can be such a useful resource for research.


3. If the results set for your search is large, there are additional options for refining your search on the left side of the results page, such as by Publication Date

4.  Another area of the results page that can be very useful is the Narrow Results by section on the lower left of the page. For instance, the Subject or Subject: Thesaurus Term areas may list other terms related to your topic that may provide more relevant results when searched. Check box(es) next to terms and click the Update button to narrow your current results set.

Subject headings

5. One useful way to scan the results for articles more likely to be relevant for your research needs is that if you find a title of an article that sounds promising, move the mouse over the magnifying glass icon just to the right of the article title. A pop-up window will appear with more information about the article including an abstract, a short summary paragraph of what is covered in the article

Pop up description of article


Article Tools

6. Icons and/or links for printingdownloading or emailing the full-text of an article as well as a citation tool are located to the right of the full-text page.   Other tools include Permalink (to create a permanent link), Translate, and Share on social media.

Tools for print and download


Using Academic Search Complete & Ebsco Databases (Video)

Searching by Publication Title

Search by Publication:   includes titles by journal name. 
You can browse the list of journals or perform a search on one or more publications within PsycARTICLES.

Publications search

Type the journal you are looking for and click Browse

Browsing publications

Check mark all the journals that apply and click Add

Add publications to search


Click on the Publication Title to access articles by date of publication

Search by issue

To search within a publication:

From a journal's Publication Detail screen, click the Search within this publication link.​  


This will add the Journal title to your search:

search by publication

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