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Human Behavior and Social Development /Lifespan - Boyhood Assignment: Databases

Recommended Databases

If you have any trouble using or accessing the databases, you should feel free contact me or another librarian. See the Get Help tab for information on different ways to contact us.

What Are Databases?

Databases provide access to articles from credible, well-known newspapers, magazines and journals. The library pays a subscription fee for several general and subject-specific databases for students and faculty to use. 

Some databases contain scholarly content, like academic journals on a specific subject, and others contain articles from popular magazines such as Newsweek or Forbes. Databases may contain a mixture of content from both scholarly and popular sources.

Fortunately, most databases allow you to separate out only scholarly or peer-reviewed articles. Usually this involves clicking a box next to the term, limit to scholarly articles or limit search to peer-review. The screen shots below show you how to find those boxes.

EBSCOhost: The red arrow shows you where the box you need to check is located.

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What is a Database?

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