Webinar Training for Students and Faculty
All times are Eastern Time.
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.
- 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