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Gero 430 - Dr. Toray: Finding Article for Case Study Literature Review

This research guide will help you find articles to meet the literature review research requirements for your Case Study paper.


You need six peer reviewed articles from current psychological and medical journals (2010-2021). This double-sided PDF handout highlights 5 steps to finding these articles along with additional tips for searching and finding articles.  

How to Use WOU Library Databases to Find Peer Reviewed Articles from the Psychological and Medical Databases for Gero 430 Case Study Literature Review


PsycINFO  has more than 2 million scholarly articles, book chapters, and dissertations in psychology and related disciplines. You will be using PsycINFO as your primary source to find the articles you need to complete your assignments this term.

PsycARTICLES contains the full-text of more than 40,000 articles from 53 journals, 45 published by the American Psychological Association (APA). Covers general psychology and specialized, basic, applied, clinical and theoretical psychology research.

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection provides full-text for 575 publications, including nearly 550 peer-reviewed journals. The database covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.


Medline coverage includes more than 4,800 current biomedical journals. Covers clinical medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, health care administration, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides coverage in the fields of nursing and allied health. In addition, this database includes Clinical Pharmacology, which provides access to up-to-date, concise and clinically relevant drug monographs for all U.S. prescription drugs, hard-to-find herbal and nutritional supplements, over-the-counter products and new drugs.



Noodle Tools - a cloud based software to help with your citations. Free for WOU students 



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