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Ethel K Smith Library

K: Pilot ENG 110: University Writing and Research A&C: PsycArticles

Finding Research Articles in PsycArticles

  1. Click on the Advanced Search link to the right of the magnifying glass icon near the search fields on the Science Direct (SD) landing page.
  2. On the Journals Tab (selected by default), type ("bystander effect" or "bystander apathy") and on the second line with an AND operator enter measures.
  3. Select the limiter for Article.

    Screenshot of PsychArticles advanced search
  4. Now click the Search button

On the results page you can:

    • Your resuults will display in the center column.
      Screenshot of PsychArticles results set
    • Refine your results by using filters/limiters in the left hand column.
      You can filter by: Publication Year, Publication Title, Topic/Subject, and Content Type.
      Special PsychArticle limiters notfound in Fetch!
      Basic limiters like "Full-Text",
      Publication Date, and Source Type
      are present.
      Special PsychArticle limiters not
      found in Fetch!
      Special PsychArticle limiters not
      found in Fetch!

When you find an article that interests you:

    • To preview an article, you can mouse-over the  icon. A small window will appear You'll see the article's abstract, subject headings and citation information.
    • Click on the icon to access full-text of the article.
      Tip: If you have a choice to use a PDF or an html version of an article choose the PDF for accurate page numbers!
    • If a full-text version of your article is not available, click on the Full-Text Finder icon to search for your article in other linked databases.
    • If there is no online access, don't forget to double-check Periodicals by Title to see if the Library has a print subscription.
      If the library does not have access to an article in any form, copy the citation information into the online Interlibrary Loan form.
    • If you make an EBSCO account, you can make folders and organize your research. Place articles in folders by clicking the icon and following the prompts!
    • If you are looking for additional material that the EKS does not possess, feel free to check to identify material for ILL.