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HDFS 313: Adolescent Development

This guide provides information and resources helpful to students taking the HDFS 313 course.


This  page has been tailored for HDFS 313: ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT.

Find Articles -- Primary Databases

Use the databases below to find scholarly (journal) articles. 

The most important database for this course is CHILD DEVELOPMENT & ADOLESCENT STUDIES.  

The second choice is PSYCHINFO.  

Use the family studies databases if your question has a more "family" related focus. 

Find Articles -- Using Comprehensive (All Subjects ) Databases

Use the databases below to expand your search into other disciplines.  These databases have both scholarly (journal) and popular (magazine, newspaper) articles.  Unlike the two databases above, which focus on child/adolescent, family studies,  and psychology, they cover all subject areas.,


Search Google Scholar

If you're off-campus, click Off Campus Guide to eResources - Google Scholar for info on how to link to full-text (full articles) online through Purdue Libraries.

Google Scholar Search

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Creating an Effective Search Strategy

Check out this 3-minute video for tips on better searching.