In this page we will show the unique search features for APA PsycInfo®. Go to the Platform LibGuide for a complete guide to ProQuest's search and display features.
APA PsycInfo® is indexed using the APA Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms. The database also allows searching by classification, test & measure, supplemental data, and more to ensure efficient and effective searching.
The APA Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms allows researchers to search APA databases precisely using a standard vocabulary.
Search or browse for terms using the thesaurus and add them to your search. The thesaurus allows you to add more than one term and separate them using Boolean Operators. You can review scope notes and explode terms to expand your search.
Unique search options or fields are included on the Advanced Search page as different facets and look-ups.
The facets make it easy for researchers to limit to specific populations, methodologies, and locate supplemental data.
The look-up options include location, classification, and test & measures.
Each Look-up provides a search and browse function and the ability to add multiple terms separated by Boolean Operators similar to the thesaurus.