When doing research in child and family studies there are a variety of sources available to you. The first step is selecting a topic and figuring out what types of sources of information you will need to use for your research.
If you need scholarly and/or peer reviewed articles, you will want to start with a database. If you need background information, a good starting point would be a subject encyclopedia.
If you need help figuring out where to begin you may always contact me.
Even though you can find journal articles in the Library's databases, below are some important journals for this area that are available electronically.
Online encyclopedias are a good starting point for research.