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*GERO 8320 Psychology of Aging (Mingo): Finding
Articles

E-Journal Locator

Type in the journal title to access individual journals online.

Mining References

Found an incredibly relevant source for your topic?  Mine its references for previously-published sources the authors are citing that might also be relevant to your research.

Finding Articles in Library Databases

Start with PsycINFO:

Some Advanced Search limits to consider using:

  • Publication Type - Peer-Reviewed Journal
  • Age Groups - Middle Age (40-64 yrs), Aged (65 yrs & older), Very Old (85 yrs & older)*
  • Methodology - EMPIRICAL STUDY, LITERATURE REVIEW*

* To select multiples, hold Ctrl key down while clicking.

PsycINFO Tutorials:

Other Databases:

Cited Reference Searching

Found an incredibly relevant source for your topic?  Do cited reference searches to find researchers who are citing that relevant source - their research might be relevant to you as well, and even more current.

Using Google Scholar to Access Library Subscribed Content

  1. Open Google Scholar
  2. Click the Menu option (It looks like three horizontal lines)
  3. Choose "Settings"
  4. Choose "Library Links"
  5. A box that you can type in will appear. Start typing in Georgia State University, and the option to choose GSU will appear below the box.
  6. Select Georgia State University as your library, and Click Save.
  7. Once this is set up you will often see the Findit@GSU option to the right of your Google Scholar search results. If the full text is not available from Google Scholar links, click the Findit@GSU option to search GSU subscribed content for full text access.