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Human Development

Subject Guide for Human Development

Best bets database list

Child Development and Adolescent Studies

  • Current and historical literature related to the growth and development of children through the age of 21.

Family and Society Studies Worldwide

  • Index to articles on family science, human ecology, and human development.



  • Index and abstracts of journal articles in the health sciences with links to full text.


  • The major index for articles, books, chapters, dissertations, and reports in psychology. The American Psychological Association offers a YouTube playlist on using PsycINFO via EBSCOHost.

Web of Science/Web of Knowledge

  • Provides access to the Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Book Citation Index, and Conference Proceedings Citation Index. These databases may be searched separately, in any combination, or all at once.