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PSY 2012 (Ciesko) - General Psychology: Keyword Searching & Database Tutorial

A research guide for students' of Professor Ciesko's General Psychology course.

Video Tips

Keyword searching in databases is slightly different than when using Google.  There are also many more advanced features and options in databases to make a search more specific.

The two videos to the right demonstrate the concepts used when selecting keywords and navigating databases.

Further Information

Selecting Keywords

Note: For optimal viewing, click the square in the lower right corner of the video to expand to full screen and use the gear wheel to adjust the quality.

Searching a Database

Note: For optimal viewing, click the square in the lower right corner of the video to expand to full screen and use the gear wheel to adjust the quality.