APA PsycBooks New Title Release

Three new titles and two companion series of e-books are now available through your institution’s library as part of your APA PsycBooks subscription.

Recent additions cover topics including group psychology and insights into the behaviors of different types of groups in different types of situations; sexual evolution and theories referencing the work of Charles Darwin;  and guidance for administrators and faculty for measuring, improving, and assessing student performance goals.

Two book series covering supervision topics and theoretical underpinnings of various therapeutic approaches were also recently added to APA PsycBooks.

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Meet the Editor-in-Chief of CP:SP, an upcoming addition to APA PsycArticles

We are excited to add Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice (CP:SP) to the collection of journals available through APA PsycArticles, starting January 2021.

Arthur M. Nezu, Distinguished University Professor of Psychology at Drexel University, and Editor-in-Chief of CP:SP seeks to provide readers with multiple perspectives of areas in clinical psychology.

Dr. Nezu joined us for an exclusive interview to detail his vision for the journal, explain what sets this publication apart from other journals in the field, and provide advice to students and early-career researchers.

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Getting Started with APA PsycTests: FAQ’s – Using a Test You’ve Found

Intended for users who want to become familiar with APA PsycTests®, this post is the second in a short series — with more to come! For an overview of content basics and how to begin searching APA PsycTests, we recommend reading the first post: What is APA PsycTests, and How Can It Help Me?


You’ve found a test in the APA PsycTests database that you’d like to use in your research and are maybe wondering, “Now what?”

The FAQ below explains how to use the APA PsycTests database record (“test record”) to find important information and related clues to help identify your next steps. The test record includes two separate but related tabs: Test Profile and Source Citations.  

  • The Test Profile tab displays the subset of fields used to describe the test (note that not all fields will appear for every test).
  • The Source Citations tab displays reference information for research related to the test, including any available links to the publication sources.

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APA PsycTherapy New Platform features

APA PsycTherapy® is APA’s streaming collection of candid, unscripted videos of psychotherapy sessions. Currently, APA PsycTherapy has over 500 videos, with hours of new content each year.

On August 13, APA PsycTherapy migrated to a new platform hosted by Cadmore.

 Enhancements to APA PsycTherapy include:

  • Redesigned look & feel for smoother search and navigation
  • Easy-to-browse therapist biographies, topic definitions, and therapeutic approach definitions
  • Video, transcript, and descriptive record all in a single screen view
  • Name of therapist, topic, and approach linked in record to run a search
  • Video segments available for viewing or saving
  • Simpler Add to List tool
  • New Favorite option

For more information on this new platform for APA PsycTherapy, please see our press release or check out our quick overview.

APA PsycNet Direct: Accessing Single Articles

It’s Tutorial Thursday! In this series, we explore APA’s library of video tutorials available on the APA Publishing Training YouTube channel. Please feel free to link to or embed our videos in your library websites or LibGuides, course management systems, or other locations where students, faculty, and researchers will find them.

A new version of the tutorial APA PsycNet Direct: Accessing Single Articles is available.

In this video you’ll learn how to use APA PsycNet Direct to purchase single journal articles and book chapters that are published by APA. First, we’ll describe the two ways APA PsycNet Direct provides you with immediate access to APA databases and content. Then, we’ll walk through how to purchase single journal articles and book chapters. This video is for researchers who do not have access to APA databases or content through a university or institution.

By the end of this video you will be able to:
● Describe the two PsycNet Direct options available for accessing APA databases and content
● Purchase single journal articles and book chapters using APA PsycNet

You can begin using APA PsycNet Direct on our website.