Will you be at the ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits in Atlanta this January? We hope to see you at our Lunch & Learn! If you can’t attend the session, please stop by the booth (#1548) to catch a brief presentation on Saturday or Sunday.
American Psychological Association Lunch & Learn @ ALA Midwinter
Monday, January 23, 2016
1:00-2:30 p.m. EST
Join us for an update on APA’s Databases and Electronic Resources. This year’s session will include an overview of how to incorporate APA Style CENTRAL®, our new resource for learning and teaching APA Style®, into your courses and workshops. Live search demos on the APA Databases will review new fields and features added to PsycINFO® in 2016, and provide a refresher on PsycTESTS®.
Walk-ins are always welcome, but priority will be given to participants who register in advance. Be sure to RSVP if you plan to attend: https://apa-lunch.eventbrite.com/?aff=b
Presentations in the APA Booth (#1548)
Staff from the APA Databases and Electronic Resources Customer Relations team will be available at the booth throughout the conference, and will be conducting brief presentations on Saturday and Sunday:
A Brief Tour of APA Style CENTRAL – A 15-minute whirlwind tour of our new resource for teaching, learning, and writing in APA Style:
- Saturday, January 21 at 9:30 a.m.
- Sunday, January 22 at 1:30 p.m.
APA Style CENTRAL: The Writing Center – An overview of the writing center, including a look at collaboration tools and resources for additional help.
- Saturday, January 21 at 4:00 p.m.
- Sunday, January 22 at 9:30 a.m.
New Fields & Features in PsycINFO – A brief review of new fields and features added to PsycINFO in 2016.
- Saturday, January 21 at 1:30 p.m.
- Sunday, January 22 at 4:00 p.m.
The National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology will be held at the TradeWinds Island Grand Hotel in St. Pete Beach, FL, from January 3-6, 2017.
If faculty from your psychology department are attending, please encourage them to visit the American Psychological Association table. Representatives from APA will be available to demonstrate APA Style CENTRAL®, our new resource for learning, teaching, and writing in APA Style®.
The most recent recipient of the APA Librarian Conference Travel Award, Stacey Smith from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, used the award to defray the cost of attendance at the Library Assessment Conference earlier this fall. Alison Cody, assistant manager of APA’s Databases & Electronic Resources Customer Relations group, recently talked with her to get her impressions of the conference. The following transcript of our conversation has been lightly edited for clarity and context.
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.
The International Writing Centers Association Conference will be held at the Denver Marriott City Center in Denver, CO, from October 13-16, 2016.
If representatives from your campus writing center are attending, please encourage them to visit the American Psychological Association table. Representatives from APA will be available to demonstrate APA Style CENTRAL®, our new resource for learning, teaching, and writing in APA Style®.