Webinar Training for Students and Faculty

APA offers Introductory and Advanced webinar training for students and faculty.

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NEW! Please join Psi Chi and APA for a free webinar in what will be the first in a series of presentations conducted by Psi Chi members and APA staff. This inaugural session is on how to find, assess, and adapt tests for use in in your research and is intended primarily for undergraduate students.

Psi Chi Session Registration Date Time
No sessions scheduled at this time

 

Introductory Session Registration Date Time
Introductory Student Training Monday, April 21, 2014 11 a.m.–12 p.m.
Introductory Student Training Thursday, May 8, 2014 11 a.m.–12 p.m.

Advanced Session Registration Date Time
Advanced Student Training Thursday, April 10, 2014 2:30–3:30 p.m.
Advanced Student Training Thursday, May 1, 2014 11 a.m –12 p.m.

 

Introductory Student Training

Introductory Student Training is a 50-minute session designed for students, faculty, or library staff unfamiliar with APA databases or who are accessing APA databases on a platform that is new to them.

Learning Objectives

  • become familiar with the APA research databases and the platform features
  • manage your results
  • create alerts
  • set up personal accounts
  • craft searches that make use of controlled vocabulary and natural language
  • use database fields and limits

 

Advanced Student Training

Advanced Student Training is designed specifically for upper-level undergraduates, graduate students, and other experienced researchers interested in exploring the APA databases.

Topics Can Include

  • use of librarians' tools for a more powerful search: Booleans, wildcards, and other mysteries
  • exploration of the value added fields, Methodology, Tests and Measures, Grants and Sponsorship
  • detailing how platform tools can be applied to find research funding, subject experts, the right journals for manuscript submission, and more
  • ensuring finding the most recent results by setting up proactive alerts via email and RSS feeds that use first posting and classification codes
  • sharing research with colleagues using permalinks, DOIs, and reference management software
  • looking at your own research topics with the Customer Relations staff

Questions?

Please email any questions or comments to PsycINFO Webinars with "Student Training" in the subject line.