Learn to Search PsycINFO

PsycINFO is a critical database which covers psychology, cognitive science and related disciplines. You can now learn how to search this database online on your own time. The short videos listed below range from how to access PsycINFO, boolean operators to actually finding your articles. Give it a try!

About Psychology Databases

This video provides a brief introduction to Psychology Databases.

How to Access PsycINFO

This video explains how to access PsycINFO.

What is PsycINFO?

This video provides a brief explanation of PsycINFO.

Keyword Searches

This video explains keyword searching in PsycINFO.

Descriptor Searches

This video explains descriptor searching in PsycINFO.

Thesaurus Look-ups

This video explains the PsycINFO Thesaurus.

Boolean Operators: AND, OR, NOT

This video demonstrates how to refine your searches using Boolean operators.

Wildcard Symbols: * and ?

This video explains the use of wildcard symbols.

Finding the Full-text of an Article

This video explains how to locate the full-text of an article.