SWRK 633

Resources for SWRK 633: Research Methods

Finding Articles

Use Key Articles to Find More Sources

Approaches for finding more sources related to key articles. Many library databases offer these features:

  • References - look for relevant sources cited in the key article
  • Cited By - find more recent sources that cite the key article
  • Related Items / Related Articles - finds sources that the database calculates to be related to the key article.

Google Scholar: look for Cited By and Related articles links

Google Scholar reference example

Esearch: look for References / Cited by links

Esearch reference example

InterLibrary Loan - Articles

ILLiad Interlibrary Loan

For articles not available online or in the library, use an online form to request it via ILLiad - more info.
Articles are usually delivered online in 3-5 days.

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PsycINFO Basics

Note: This video demonstrates a search using the ProQuest database ERIC, but the search functions are the same in PsycINFO and other ProQuest databases:

Finding Statistics

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