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Qualitative and Quantitative Research: Locating Articles in Cinahl and PsycInfo

Cinahl

Cinahl

To find Qualitative or Quantitative research in Cinahl, you can use the controlled vocabulary.  Type the term you want in the first box, with quotation marks around the phrase.  Then change the index field to MW Word in Subject Headings.  Then type your topic in the second box

For Quantitative studies do the same thing

PsycInfo

PsycInfo

To find Qualitative or Quantitative research in PsycInfo, you can use the controlled vocabulary.  Type the term you want in the first box, with quotation marks around the phrase.  Then change the index field to Subject  Then type your topic in the second boxThe correct term in PsycInfo is "Qualitative Research"

 

The correct Subject term for quantitative research is "Quantitative Methods"