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Psychology Research Guide

Tips for the Search, Evaluation, and Writing Process

1. Identify Keywords that Define your Research

Keywords are terms considered to be “key” to finding information. You might find them useful for your catalog and database searches. Some examples:

  • Keywords in different languages. Latin America, América Latina…
  • Synonyms. Latinos, Hispanics….
  • Related keywords. Globalization, economic integration, migration, diaspora.

2. Find Appropiate Databases

Click on the " Find Articles" tab above to find core databases and other useful databases for your search.