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Psychology - Finding full text articles

A guide to finding full text articles for psychological research.
Often you will need to use bibliographic databases and know how to check if the full text is available. There are two databases you are likely to use on a regular basis:

Accessing full text articles via APA PsycInfo

1. Login to APA PsycInfo via the Database A-Z listing. The Ovid platform provides a number of database, therefore, you will need to reselect APA PsycInfo from the list. You should only search one database at a time.


2. The default search option is Multi-Field search, enter your keywords here and click search. You can also apply publication years if you need to limit your search to recent articles.

3. Each reference will have a check for this at Exeter button, click on the link to see if the full text is available.

A new window will open to check if full text is available and provide a link if access is available. You may need to click on the document link (some browser pop-ups prevent automatic opening) to be directed to the full text.

You can download or save a copy of the article.



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