In February 2017, APA added 3 new APA books to PsycBOOKS®:
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.
View the past monthly PsycBOOKS update lists, a list of sample PsycBOOKS titles, and the full coverage list for PsycBOOKS.
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.
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.
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.
Our spring semester lineup of webinars for librarians kicks off on March 7. If you’re looking to expand your search skills, or just need a PsycINFO refresher, we hope you’ll join us! We offer two different one-hour sessions, both of which include live search demos. Continue reading
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 23 authoritative titles, including the 2014 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title, APA Handbook of Sexuality and Psychology.
The most recent addition to the series, the APA Handbook of Comparative 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.