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PSYCH 281: Introduction to Industrial-Organizational Psychology

Dr. Kalavar

How to Find Primary Research Articles

Recommended Search Strategies

For every search, limit to Peer-Reviewed articles and limit by date to after 2009

Workplace Ageism (also try employment ageism OR ageism organizations)
Human Factors/Ergonomics (try ergonomics)
Drug testing (use "drug usage screening")
Sexual harassment in the workplace (try sexual harassment workplace )

What is a Primary Research Article?

A primary research article is a journal article in which the author/s have conducted a research experiment of their own, they are not reporting on research done by others or giving their opinion or arguing for a particular policy.

Look for: a METHODS section