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PSY 497 - Senior Seminar: Finding Articles

Dr. Pamela Hall

Databases

If you need additional help to know how to search the databases in an efficient and effective manner, the search guides listed below will help to guide you in navigating the databases:

 

Other Sources & Evaluating Information

Yes, scholarly articles are also available in Google.  However, the full text is not freely available for all the articles.  A few are free, and if the article is available in any of the Barry databases, this link (Full-Text @ Barry Library) will provide access to the full text.  Note: searching must be done through the Barry server in order to be linked to the full text.

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This is a free online encyclopedia that anyone can edit, so be careful about using this as a reliable source.             

See  General Disclaimer.

Even though there is a wealth of reliable information available on the Internet, there is also a lot of misinformation.  Since there is no regulatory agency to monitor the wide variety of information that is published on the Internet on a daily basis, it is often hard to tell if the information you access is reliable. Therefore, it is very important to evaluate Internet sources to determine the reliability.  .

The following websites will help with evaluating Internet sources: