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Introduction to Power Searching Workshop: 10.PsycINFO [aka APA PsycINFO] : Sample Database

PsycINFO Fields

PsycINFO Libguides Page

PsycINFO Field Guide

PsycINFO Classification Codes


  • Title Field
  • Descriptor Field - Controlled Vocabulary -Thesaurus
  • Keyword Field
  • Classification Field
  • Age Field
  • Methodology Field
  • Publication Type Field
  • Tests and Measurements Field

Using Thesaurus to Identify Descriptors [Subject Headings]


Below PsycINFO Thesaurus in EBSCO Search Platform  Search Tutorial from APA