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HDFS 330: Sexuality and Family Life

This guide provides information and resources helpful to students taking the HDFS 330 course.

Why cite your sources?

TUTORIAL: Basics of APA form APA

Citing & Writing Help from OWL


This  page has been tailored for HDFS 330: Human Sexuality and Family Life.

Find Articles by using Databases

Use the databases below to find scholarly and popular articles. Each one has a different focus, so read the brief descriptions below before searching.

Find Demographic Data

Demographic data, by topic, from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Creating an Effective Search Strategy

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

Database Search Demo

Google Scholar Search Demo

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

Search Google

Remember to try an Advanced Google Search to limit the domain to .gov for U.S. government websites. 

Google Web Search