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Child, Youth, and Family Studies Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) Degree Program: Scholarly Research Articles


This page is your one-stop-shop for conducting research in the CYFS Program.  Use these resources and the tutorial to help you find the appropriate resources and information for your studies.

Understanding the Different Types of Scholarly Sources

Scholarly Research Databases Tutorial

Key CYFS Journals in our Databases

Evaluating Sources to Find Quality Research

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Finding Scholarly Research Articles in Our Collection

Below are the core and multi-disciplinary and health-related databases selected specifically for your CYFS research. 

You may also search the library's entire collection using our OneSearch search engine.  

Most articles are in full-text format but there are some that are only available as abstracts.  If you would like the full-text version of any article, you may use the WorldCat database to request an article or contact the Reference Librarians.  ​

If you are have difficulty understanding the scholarly articles, use the Reading and Understanding Scholarly Articles resources. For search strategies and tips in using the databases, use the Database Search Tips tutorial below.  You can also view the EBSCOhost Advanced Searching tutorial on this page for help in searching the 

CYFS Core Research Databases

Additional Databases



Health, Healthcare Research