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Databases, books and ebooks, referencing, websites and locating tests and measurements in Psychology.

Useful databases

Finding journal articles

Journals articles can be found using a variety of tools.

Journal articles can be from academic or scholarly, magazine, newspaper or trade publications.

  You should be using academic (also known as scholarly) journal articles. Look for:

  • references within the article
  • reference lists or bibliographies
  • often will have abstract, methods, discussion or conclusion

Many academic articles are also peer reviewed.

Peer reviewed articles