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PSYC 201: Growth and Development
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Subject Headings

Knowing and using discipline-specific terms is one key to success and translates to efficient, effective research and scholarship. 

Some databases, such as PsycINFO also include a Thesaurus feature.  The Thesaurus is a great way to identify the particular terms used by the database for your concept.

Watch this tutorial for some helpful tips:

Additional Tutorials

ERIC for Research in Education

The ERIC database will provide you with research in the field of Education.

ERIC also has a thesaurus of search terms to help you describe and limit your subject area.

This short tutorial will show you how to use this helpful tool:

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