In October, APA added 6 new APA titles to PsycBOOKS
®, including a 2-volume handbook:
APA Handbook of the Psychology of Women, ©2017, edited by Cheryl B. Travis and Jacquelyn W. White. ISBN: 978-1-4338-2792-1
Volume 1: History, Theory, and Battlegrounds
Volume 2: Perspectives on Women’s Private and Public Lives
Essentials of Conditioning and Learning, ©2017, by Michael Domjan. ISBN: 978-1-4338-2778-5
Ethical Practice of Consulting Psychology, ©2017, by Rodney L. Lowman and Stewart E. Cooper. ISBN: 978-1-4338-2809-6
Integrative Systemic Therapy, ©2017, by William M. Pinsof, Douglas C. Breunlin, William P. Russel, Jay L. Lebow, Cheryl Rampage, and Anthony L. Chambers. ISBN: 978-1-4338-2812-6
Understanding Elder Abuse, ©2017, by Shelly L. Jackson. ISBN: 978-1-4338-2755-6
In November, APA added 4 new APA titles to PsycBOOKS
Long-Term Outcomes of Military Service: The Health and Well-being of Aging Veterans, ©2017, edited by Avron Spiro, Richard A. Settersten Jr., and Carolyn M. Aldwin. ISBN: 978-1-4338-2804-1
Making Research Matter: A Psychologist’s Guide to Public Engagement, ©2017, edited by Linda R. Tropp. ISBN: 978-1-4338-2824-9
Relational-Cultural Therapy, Second Edition, ©2017, by Judith V. Jordan. ISBN: 978-1-4338-2826-3
When Parents Are Incarcerated: Interdisciplinary Research and Interventions to Support Children, ©2017, edited by Christopher Wildeman, Anna R. Haskins, and Julie Poehlmann-Tynan. ISBN: 978-1-4338-2821-8
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.
past monthly PsycBOOKS update lists, a list of sample PsycBOOKS titles, and the full coverage list for PsycBOOKS.
Our next series of PsycINFO® webinars for students and faculty will run on December 6, 7, and 8 from 11 – 11:30 a.m. EST. 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®, EBSCO
host, 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 databases webinar training for students and faculty 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!
For today’s edition of Tutorial Thursday, we’d like to highlight a video on our APA Style CENTRAL® YouTube channel:
APA Style CENTRAL: Starting a Paper.
This brief video (3:35 min) demonstrates how to begin writing your paper in APA Style CENTRAL. Highlights include:
Selecting a writing template;
The difference between the “Student assignment” and “Professional manuscript” options when beginning your paper;
Using the Headings tool to quickly format headings in APA Style®;
Using the linked outline to add a new section to your paper, rearrange sections, and quickly navigate between sections;
Getting help with APA Style guidelines while writing; and
Exporting your paper as a Microsoft Word or PDF file.
Please feel free to link to this tutorial in any location where students, faculty, and researchers will find it!
Want to learn more? View our related resources:
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 a content overview and a live demonstration of features.
Click on any session link below to register.
APA Style CENTRAL Online Introduction (60 minutes) introduces librarians, faculty, and students to the platform:
Teaching with APA Style CENTRAL (60 minutes) details how faculty, librarians, and other instructors can use APA Style CENTRAL in teaching APA Style:
Writing Papers in APA Style CENTRAL (30 minutes) teaches end users how to create and save papers using APA Style CENTRAL:
For more information, including the full training schedule, visit
the APA Style CENTRAL webinars page.
There’s still time to apply for the
APA Librarian Conference Travel Award for spring 2018 conferences!
If you’re an early- or mid-career librarian working in a U.S. academic or health sciences library, and still looking for funding sources to attend a valuable conference between January and April 2018, we encourage you to submit your application. This award cycle closes on November 30.
The award is intended to help defray conference-related expenses for librarians with less than 15 years of experience after receiving their MLS or MLIS. Three cash awards are distributed three times each calendar year, and the application cycle opens and closes on a rolling basis. At this time, we are not limiting the conferences that are eligible for travel award funding. Applicants should identify the conference that best meets their professional needs, and explain how attendance will support their current duties and future goals.