Webinar Alert: PsycINFO Sessions for Students & Faculty November 30-December 2

Our next series of PsycINFO® webinars for students and faculty will run on November 30, December 1, and December 2 from 11 – 11:30 a.m. EST (UTC -5). The sessions may be taken separately, but we encourage those who are interested to take all three, and offer them on consecutive days:

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

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!

Exhibits Update: The Charleston Conference

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The Charleston Conference will be held in Charleston, SC, from October 31 – November 5, 2016. The American Psychological Association will be participating in the Vendor Showcase on November 2, from 10:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Stop by to learn more about APA Style CENTRAL®, an exciting new electronic resource for APA Style® that launched this summer, and get the latest updates about APA Journals, Books, and Databases.

Presentation Available for APA Style CENTRAL Online Introduction

The APA Style CENTRAL® Online Introduction is a 1-hour webinar that introduces librarians to APA Style CENTRAL. The session includes a content overview and live demonstration of features, and is a great way tour the learning resources available, and get acquainted with the platform.

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If you’ve been interested in attending but haven’t been able to join a session, you’ll be glad to hear that we recently posted the presentation online. Please feel free to share this with any colleagues who may be interested, and to adapt it for your own training sessions.

You can view or download the presentation on the APA Style CENTRAL SlideShare channel.

The schedule for this, and other, APA Style CENTRAL webinars is available on our website.

New in PsycBOOKS: September 2016

In September 2016, APA added 4 new APA books to PsycBOOKS®. Past monthly update lists are available online. You can also view a list of sample titles or a full coverage list.

Bibliographic records are available through your PsycBOOKS vendor. You may also download RDA records directly from APA by following the instructions in the APA PsycNET® Administrator Help Menu.

  • APA Handbook of Community Psychology, © 2017 by Bond, Meg A.; Serrano-Garcia, Irma; and Keys, Christopher B.
    • Volume 1: Theoretical Foundations, Core Concepts, and Emerging Challenges; ISBN: 1-4338-2259-8
    • Volume 2: Methods for Community Research and Action for Diverse Groups and Issues; ISBN: 1-4338-2260-1
  • Handbook of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity in Counseling and Psychotherapy, © 2017 by DeBord, Kurt A.; Fischer, Ann R.; Bieschke, Kathleen J.; and Perez, Ruperto M. ISBN: 1-4338-2306-3
  • Psychology 101½: The Unspoken Rules for Success in Academia, Second Edition, © 2017 by Sternberg, Robert J. ISBN: 1-4338-2249-0

New Handbook: The APA Handbook of Community Psychology

The APA Handbooks in Psychology series was launched in 2011 to provide comprehensive overviews and in-depth study of specific subfields within psychology. All of the Handbooks are included in the PsycBOOKS® database, and titles are also available individually.

The series currently contains 21 authoritative titles, including the 2014 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title, APA Handbook of Sexuality and Psychology.

Cover image of the APA Handbook of Community PsychologyThe most recent addition to the series, the APA Handbook of Community Psychology, was published in September 2016. This two-volume set highlights community psychology’s emphasis on the synergistic relationship between research and action, and offers an international outlook, including chapters integrating perspectives from across cultures and contexts around the world. For more information, including a full table of contents, please visit the APA website.

PsycBOOKS users on APA PsycNET® (including subscribers to APA PsycNET Gold, Gold Plus, and Platinum), EBSCOhost, Ovid and ProQuest can access the entire series by browsing PsycBOOKS or by performing a title search for a particular handbook.

Institutions also have the option of purchasing handbooks individually. Print only, Electronic only, or Electronic + Print options are available through APA, with electronic access provided via the APA PsycNET® platform. For more information on pricing and availability, please see the APA website or contact us at quotes@apa.org.