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AP Psychology

Choices for academic research:

Google Scholar
  • Use the advanced search features for more precise results (to get to advanced search in Chrome, click on the arrow in the right corner of the search box).
  • Do not pay for any articles. Instead, look them up in EBSCO Discovery or ask Ms. Powell to get them for you.  We have many resources and you should not pay for information while here at PHS or when you go to college.
  • Try the Related Articles and Cited By for possible additional resources for your topic.

Login with the username and password on your ID cards or green database papers above library computers
  • Searches EBSCO and Gale databases all at the same time.  Similar to search platform now at most universities/colleges.
  • Use the advanced search.  
  • Check peer reviewed articles for a better chance at finding those academic journals with experimental data.
  • Pay attention to Subject terms for articles that are especially relevant and use those to build a better search.
  • Save or email article.  Remember to change citation format to APA.
  • Use the article references for additional information about your topic.

If you feel more comfortable searching one database at a time, use the links below.