Medline (EBSCO): Comprehensive database for research in medicine and related fields; overlaps considerably with Pubmed. See below for search tips. Can be combined with Psycinfo
One Search: This is the default search from the library's homepage. Narrow your search by clicking on the Topic/Subject tab and clicking on the relevant terms.
Psycinfo (EBSCO)—indexes peer reviewed and other scholarly literature in psychology. Can be combined with Medline
Finding research articles in Psycinfo: Under Methodology (left panel) choose EMPIRICAL STUDY
Pubmed: The premier database for research in medicine and related fields. For information about navigating Pubmed see http://guides.lib.uw.edu/friendly.php?s=hsl/pubmed.
Web of Science. A so-called citation index indicating how many times a given article has been cited (or referred to) by other articles; good place to go to determine what the leading articles are on a given topic.
and narrows: stimulus and response retrieves only those records in which both terms occur.
or broadens: language or speech retrieves articles containing either term.
not removes the term in question; use sparingly
* truncates: colo* retrieves color, colour, etc.
1. Do a search with relevant keywords.
2. Click on Subject: Major Heading or Subject. This will reveal additional relevant keywords. These keywords are part of the official vocabulary of Psycinfo.
Cited references: Most article records will include a Cited references link. Clicking on this will take you to citations of all the articles cited by the article in question. This can be a good way to find other relevant articles published before the article in question. Some articles will also include the link Times cited in this database. This links to the articles in this database that cite the article in question. They will be published after your article.