All Monmouth University students, faculty, and employees have access to subscription databases on campus. Remote access requires entry of username and password for verification. MU username is your student ID (e.g. s0123456). Search the Library's A-Z Database List for a specific database, Databases by Subject, or use links in research guides.
Use the word "AND" to combine your keywords to make your search more specific. eg. substance abuse AND domestic violence
Use synonyms and alternative terms Related terms - broader or narrower - will also bring up relevant results. eg. teenagers | adolescents | youth
Use Truncation "*" to search for words with common roots without entering them individually. eg. searching for teen* retrieves teen, teens, teenaged, teenagers
Restrict searches to academic, peer-reviewed journals
PsycINFO Tutorial: This tutorial demonstrates advanced searching in PsycINFO. It was created by Middlesex County College.
In most databases, you can use filters to limit search results to scholarly or peer-reviewed articles. Peer-reviewed articles are reviewed by experts in the same field prior to publication.
How do you know an article is scholarly?