Truncation allows you to search for a root form of a word and pick up any ending. To use truncation, simply add the asterisk * sign to the end of any root form of a word. Truncation broadens your search.
Search Psychology Databases for Articles
Choose Appropriate Databases
After you have defined your search statement or research question and have a search strategy, select the databases most closely related to your topic to find authoritative, peer-reviewed journal articles.
General Databases for Articles
These are some of the most popular general databases covering all subjects and field
Steps for Searching Databases