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ESFR 5013

Helpful Keywords

When looking for studies, try adding these keywords to your search (or use a limiter if available, like in PsycInfo).






Journal Check

Use Ulrich's to check and make sure that your article is coming from a peer-reviewed journal.


There are a few hundred databases available through the UCO Library, so here are the recommendations for this course:

#1) PsycInfo - This is the only database that allows you to limit the methodology to empirical studies. No matter what your topic is, try here first!

Education topics

These databases are going to be the most useful for educational topics:

Nutrition topics

These databases are going to be the most useful for nutritional topics:

Other useful databases

Depending on your topic, you may or may not find the following databases useful: