The Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention will be held at the Sheraton Grand Chicago, in Chicago, IL, from May 26-29, 2016. Look for representatives from the American Psychological Association in the exhibit hall, at booth 304. Stop by to learn more about APA Style CENTRAL™, an exciting new electronic resource for APA Style that’s launching this summer, and get the latest updates about APA Journals, Books, and Databases.
American Psychological Association exhibit hours:
- Thursday, May 26: 8:00 – 9:30 p.m. (Opening Reception)
- Friday, May 27: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Saturday, May 28: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m
Now through July 31, 2016, APA Librarian Conference Travel Award is accepting applications for conferences taking place from September to December 2016.
The award is intended to help defray conference-related expenses for librarians with less than 15 years of experience after receiving their MLS. 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. Continue reading
Our Sunrise Seminar at Mosaic ‘16 (the joint conference of the Medical Library Association, the Canadian Health Libraries Association, and the International Clinical Librarian Conference) took place on Monday. The session covered:
The presentation included several live search demos:
- EBSCOhost: Using the Thesaurus
- APA Style CENTRAL overview
- APA PsycNET: PsycTHERAPY overview
- Ovid and ProQuest: searching PsycINFO for information on tests & measures
If you weren’t able to join us, there are two ways you can get the material. First, the slides are now available on our Slideshare account. We recommend downloading the slides and viewing them in PowerPoint, as the presenter notes area includes additional information for each slide.
Second, we will be reprising the session as a webinar! (Note that you did attend in person, no new or additional information will be presented during this session.)
APA Sunrise Seminar @ Mosaic ’16: Webinar Edition
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
1–2:30 p.m. (Eastern)
Are you a recent graduate, or about to complete your degree? Will you need access to PsycINFO® and other APA Databases after you graduate? At many colleges and universities, alumni are not eligible to use the library’s online resources after graduation.
If you intend to continue your research while you look for a job, or prepare to begin a new degree program, you will need to access journal articles and other material directly through the publisher.
The American Psychological Association provides several different database access options for independent researchers and others who are not affiliated with a college or university. Continue reading
Mosaic ’16, the joint conference of the Medical Library Association, the Canadian Health Libraries Association, and the International Clinical Librarian Conference, will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, ON, from May 13-18, 2016.
Look for representatives from the American Psychological Association in the exhibit hall at booth 330. Stop by to learn more about APA Style® CENTRAL, an exciting new electronic resource for APA Style that’s currently in development, and get the latest updates about APA Databases.
- Saturday, May 14: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. (Welcome Reception)
- Sunday, May 15: 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.
- Monday, May 16: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
- Tuesday, May 17: 10:15 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
American Psychological Association Sunrise Seminar:
In addition, staff from the APA Databases & Electronic Resources Customer Relations group will be presenting a Sunrise Seminar training session during the conference:
Monday, May 16, 2016
7:00 – 8:45 a.m.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Room 202D
Breakfast will be provided – please RSVP so there’s enough to go around.