Webinar Alert: Exploring PsycTESTS

Do you need a refresher on PsycTESTS®? Are you curious what our collection of tests & measures has to offer your users? Join us for a webinar!

The Exploring PsycTESTS webinar will help you:

  • Understand the structure of PsycTESTS records, including master records and child records, and how they are similar to and different from PsycINFO records
  • Locate full-text PDFs, supporting documentation, PsycINFO source documents, and author contact info
  • Use fields and limits to find tests to suit the needs of undergrad assignments, in depth research, and practicing clinicians or counselors.

We offer 30 minute sessions designed for librarians, with an overview of the PsycTESTS record structure followed by a live search demo on your platform.

Exploring PsycTESTS : APA PsycNET Tuesday, May 9, 2017 2 p.m.
Exploring PsycTESTS : EBSCOhost Friday, May 12, 2017 11:30 a.m.
Exploring PsycTESTS : Ovid Wednesday, May 17, 2017 11:00 a.m.
Exploring PsycTESTS : ProQuest Thursday, May 18, 2017 noon

 

All times are Eastern Time.

 

For information on these and other trainings: http://bit.ly/APAwebinars.

 

Can’t make the time scheduled for your platform above? Look for the recorded webinar to be added to the PsycINFO YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/PsycINFO

 

Webinar Alert: PsycINFO Sessions for Students & Faculty – April 26-28, 2017

Our next series of PsycINFO® webinars for students and faculty will run on April 5, April 6, and April 7 from 11 – 11:30 a.m. EDT (UTC−04:00). The sessions may be attended separately, but we encourage those who are interested to take all three, so we offer them on consecutive days:

We will provide information relevant to all search platforms including APA PsycNET, EBSCOhost, Ovid, and ProQuest. The platform demonstrated will be based on the needs of the attendees of each session. For more information on this series, including full descriptions, please visit our database webinar training web page.

These webinars are an ideal way for students to get a refresher on PsycINFO if they have had a previous training session. Please help us spread the word to interested students and faculty!

Webinar Alert: APA Style CENTRAL® Trainings for April 2017

 

APA Style CENTRAL® is the newest member of the APA Style® family, launched in July 2016.

APA’s training specialists have developed several webinars for librarians, instructors, and students that include content overview and a live demonstration of features.

Click on any session link to register (all times are EDT).

The Online Introduction introduces librarians to the platform:

Teaching with APA Style CENTRAL details how faculty, librarians, and other instructors can use APA Style CENTRAL in teaching APA Style:

Writing Papers in APA Style CENTRAL teaches end users how to create and save papers using APA Style CENTRAL:

For more information, and to see the full schedule, visit the APA Style CENTRAL webinars page.

Webinar Alert: PsycINFO Sessions for Students & Faculty – April 5-7, 2017

Our next series of PsycINFO® webinars for students and faculty will run on April 5, April 6, and April 7 from 11 – 11:30 a.m. EDT (UTC−04:00). The sessions may be attended separately, but we encourage those who are interested to take all three, so we offer them on consecutive days:

We will provide information relevant to all search platforms including APA PsycNET, EBSCOhost, Ovid, and ProQuest. The platform demonstrated will be based on the needs of the attendees of each session. For more information on this series, including full descriptions, please visit our database webinar training web page.

These webinars are an ideal way for students to get a refresher on PsycINFO if they have had a previous training session. Please help us spread the word to interested students and faculty!

Tutorial Thursday: APA Style CENTRAL Online Introduction

It’s Tutorial Thursday! In this series, we explore APA’s extensive library of video tutorials. In addition to our APA Databases and Training Videos available on YouTube, we now have an emerging library of training videos on our new APA Style CENTRAL® YouTube Channel. Recordings of webinars, like the one linked below, and other training videos are added as they become available.

For today’s edition of Tutorial Thursday, we’d like to share a recording of one of our APA Style CENTRAL webinars: APA Style CENTRAL Online Introduction.

Screenshot from the recording of the Writing With APA Style CENTRAL webinar

This 1-hour webinar, recorded Feburary 7, 2017, covers content, features, and tools in APA Style CENTRAL that can be incorporated into your research, writing or instruction.

is presented with librarians and other platform administrators in mind.

See for yourself how APA Style CENTRAL® can help a wide range of academic users at your institution to easily learn and use APA Style! This one-hour webinar introduces librarians to APA’s newest APA Style® product, APA Style CENTRAL®. This introduction will include a content overview and demonstration of features.

  • Get acquainted with the APA Style CENTRAL platform
  • Tour the learning resources available through APA Style CENTRAL
  • Learn how you can use the platform to support all users of APA Style — students, faculty, writing center staff, and researchers
  • Get information about administrative tools for APA Style CENTRAL such as LMS integration and the Admin Center

Please feel free to link this video or any of our APA Style CENTRAL playlists in your library websites, LibGuides, course management systems, or other locations where students, faculty, and researchers will find them.

For information on attending this and other webinars please see our APA Style CENTRAL training web page.