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PSY 300 - Research Methods

Psychology Databases

OneSearch is a great place to start your research because it gives you results for everything. However, if you want fewer, more relevant results you may want to search databases specifically for psychology.

The library's website has lists of recommended Databases by Subject, including recommended databases for Psychology.

Top Recommendations:

Google Scholar

There is a possible compromise between using Google or OneSearch: Google Scholar. If you use it, you can customize it to show you items that are available through the CWU library. Follow the steps below to do this:

1. Navigate to Google Scholar and log in with your Google credentials (if you have them) in the upper right:

2. Select the list icon in the upper left:

3. Select Settings:

4. Select Library Links:

5. Type in "Central Washington University" and hit save. You may have to turn on cookies to save the settings: