Tutorials

The following tutorials were developed for student use by Barbara Sommer. If you use it, please give her credit -- downloads as a PDF file which requires Acrobat Reader -- free software

Searching PsycINFO - this tutorial was developed in 2007 for the CSA (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts) database. The tutorial has more general application after the first few steps, depending upon database availability at your institution. The same steps can be used for searching the CSA Sociological Abstracts, and other CSA databases.

Using Expanded Academic ASAP - a 2003 guide to both scholarly and more popular sources. Undoubtedly you will need to modify the first few steps.