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Psychology

Use this research guide as a starting point for your psychology research.

Recommended databases for articles

Identify articles in scholarly journals or popular magazines by looking up your search terms in one of the selected databases below. 

You also can find a complete list of online databases organized by subject on the A-Z List of Databases.

Use your Oakton username and password to login from a non-campus computer.

Google Scholar Search

Use citation results from Google Scholar to find full-text articles in one of the Library's databases.

EBSCO Advanced Searching Tutorial

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What is the difference between scholarly and popular articles?

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