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Psychology Database

In this page we will show the unique search features for Psychology Database. Go to the Platform LibGuide for a complete guide to ProQuest's search and display features.

Subject Heading Look-up

The subject heading look-up option on the advanced search page allows for easy exploration of subject headings from the ProQuest Thesaurus. Combining subject headings with keywords or limiters allows for a focused search.

Screenshot of subject heading look-up from advanced search screen

Age Group Facet

Available from the advanced search page, the age group facet provides searchers an opportunity to limit searches to the age group or groups that are most relevant to their information need.

The age groups are:

  • Fetus (Conception to birth)
  • Newborn (birth to 1 month
  • Infant (1-23 months)
  • Preschool child (2-5 years)
  • Child (6-12 years)
  • Adolescent (13-18 years)
  • Adult (19-44 years)
  • Middle aged (45-64 years)
  • Aged (65+ years)
  • Aged (80+ years)

Screenshot of age facet from advanced search page.