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Miller-Starks, Chandra. Lifespan Psychology: Scholarly sources

Library databases


You will need your SPSCC email and password to access these databases. APA PsycArticles is probably best but you can look in the other 3 if you don't find what you need.

Video on how to search for scholarly peer reviewed articles

What is a scholarly peer reviewed journal?

Traits of scholarly articles:

  • Authors have advanced degrees (PhD or Master's)
  • Articles have undergone rigorous peer reviewed process
  • Usually no color or advertising
  • Technical jargon
  • Lengthy articles
  • Always a list of References at the end
  • Charts and graphs
  • Purpose is to further knowledge in the field
  • Audience is other scholars

How to narrow to scholarly journals

How to narrow to scholarly on PsycArticles: