• Finding Information

    Use these resources to find articles for your research


    Articles tab on the Catalogue

     A quick search across all subject areas for articles you can access straightaway

    Useful for an overview of what might be available on a particular topic BUT not a comprehensive search

    Can limit to Peer Reviewed Journals to improve your results and use View online to link to articles


    Psychology Journal Articles

    Psychology Articles Combined – search PsycARTICLESPsycINFO and Psychology and Behavioral Sciences together

    Use PsycINFO on its own for the most advanced searches and cited by links:

    Contains an Index of Tests & Measures

    Social Sciences Citation Index

    find more articles and articles that have cited the original article.


    Check the Databases Tab for more information on using the databases 

    Alerts 

     Set up alerts on the databases to stay up-to-date with new articles in your topic area:

     Psychology Articles (EBSCO) - sign in and create a personal account to get RSS feeds/email alerts

     Social Sciences Citation Index - create citation alerts for your favourite articles!


    Google Scholar

    Useful for finding articles and books the library does not hold. Many articles are open access making them freely available to researchers.  The "Better Googling" tab has a video guide to using Google effectively and setting up links to Solent's collections and to get it import directly into RefWorks