Library Research Guide
PsycINFO is a database devoted to all facets of Psychology. It provides information about books, journal articles, dissertations, and conference papers.
Tips for using PsycINFO:
PsycINFO uses a specific set of terms or phrases as subject headings to describe what the content is about.
You can discover these terms by accessing the Thesaurus from the Advanced search screen.
Search for a term. It is best to use single-word searches. After searching, click entries of interest to learn more.
You can conduct searches from the thesaurus by clicking boxes next to terms. Exploding is a quick way to search for a term and all terms below it in the hierarchy.