The Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library

FOUN 098 42: Creating a Good Life

Selected databases

Use WorldCat to search for books, ebooks, and other materials. (Secondary sources for your assignment.)

When searching WorldCat by keyword, click on the book’s title to view subject headings associated with the book. This may lead you to additional sources. 

Use PsycInfo database to find empirical articles that report new research (primary sources). 

Within PsycInfo, limit by methodology, empirical study. Note that you can also limit by date of publication.

You can also limit by methodology, literature review, for secondary source articles.

NOTE:  The library subscribes to over 200 databases, including many subject-specific databases.  Refer to other subject guides for the databases recommended for those subject areas.  Librarian contact information is included on each subject guide.  We are here to help you!

Sample: Primary research article

Sample: Secondary article (literature review)

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