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SOP3742: Psychology of Women

Quick and easy guide to finding peer-reviewed psychology articles.

Welcome!

This quick and easy guide will show you the steps to finding Peer Reviewed Journal articles for your Psychology of  Women research paper.

When your professor refers to empirically based peer review research she is referring to external research from journals.  Textbooks, wikipedia, magazines, the Bible/ Quran or other culture sources are not considered peer reviewed journal articles.  Check out the tabs above to learn more and get started!

Off-Campus Student Resources

 

NOTE: For many of the resources listed, access on campus or through the "off-campus access" portal is required.  For off-campus access to library-licensed e-Journals, research databases and other e-resources, you must log-in to   from the library homepage

After accessing the databases and resources, you may see   find it icon  -OR- find it icon small  in your search results, click this button to check for access to the full-text content. 

You can search the Libary Catalog for e-books and government documents or Course Reserves (the last checks for items your professor put on electronic reserve). Other resources for electronic resources include:

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Using "Find it @ FIU"

So, what's Find it @ FIU?
It's an OpenURL link resolver.  Basically, when you perform a search in one of the library databases, such as Gale's Academic OneFile, you will at times see a button/link labeled "Find It @FIU" next to each article citation, like this:
 

Clicking on this button will also provide you with any available full-text options for the article. 

What does CitationLinker do?
It helps you find the full text of articles. When doing research, you often find a citation or maybe an abstract, of an article in a database but the text of the article isn’t included. CitationLinker and its associated tools (360Link, eJournal Portal, Find it) will let you check all the other library full text resources to see if you can get the article either in a different database or in the library’s print or microform periodicals.

Look for the “Find it @FIU” results screen sidebar on the right:

 

 

 

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