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PsycINFO Guide

Explore how to use PsycINFO via ProQuest to find articles, cite references, & more!



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Adis Beesting & Barbara M. Sorondo, FIU Libraries

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Welcome to the FIU Libraries' PsycINFO LibGuide. This guide will help you learn how to use PsycINFO, the American Psychological Association's abstracting and indexing database with more than 3 million records devoted to peer-reviewed literature in the behavioral sciences and mental health. PsycINFO is accessible via ProQuest at FIU. Explore this guide to learn how to use PsycINFO via ProQuest to find articles, cite references, and much more.

Questions or comments? Contact the Psychology, and/or the Education & Health Sciences Librarian.

Before You Begin...

Checkpoint: Database Basics

Do you know how and when to use Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT), parentheses, quotations marks, and asterisks in your search phrases?


Are You Using This Database for a Systematic Review?

See the guides below for step-by-step instructions on conducting systematic reviews and using other recommended health sciences databases.