ACRL Lunch & Learn, March 2015
This session discussed locating tests and measures in PsycINFO, an update to PsycTESTS, and tips and tricks for the reference desk that were submitted in advance by attendees. Sample searches on each of the major vendor platforms are included. It was presented at the Association of College and Research Libraries 2015 Conference on March 26, 2015.
ALA Midwinter Lunch & Learn, February 2015 (PowerPoint, 5.81MB)
This session discussed an update to PsycTESTS, and provided information about new APA Journals debuting in 2015. The session included sample searches on each of the major vendor platforms. It was presented at the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting and Exhibits on February 2, 2015.
ALA Lunch & Learn, June 2014 (PowerPoint, 10.01MB)
This session provided news and updates about APA databases and electronic products, including announcements about the APA e-books expansion. Sample searches were presented on each of the major vendor platforms, covering topics such as use of Classification Codes and searching for tests in PsycINFO. It was presented at the American Library Association conference on June 30, 2014.
SLA Breakfast With APA, June 2014 (PowerPoint, 10.9MB)
This training session provided content updates on the APA databases and search examples on the major vendor platforms. Examples showed how to find multidisciplinary and human behavioral information in the databases. Individual and transactional access options were also discussed. It was presented at the Special Libraries Association Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO on June 9, 2014.
MLA Sunrise Seminar, May 2014 (PowerPoint, 9.06MB)
This session provided news and updates about APA databases and electronic products, and discussed some of the new journals debuting in 2014. Sample searches in health sciences topics were presented on each of the major vendor platforms. It was presented at the Medical Libraries Association conference on May 19, 2014.
AIIP, PsycINFO: What's In It for Me? April 2014 (PowerPoint, 11.8MB)
In this session, PsycINFO training staff presented real world examples and examined methods of finding practical multidisciplinary research relevant to fields as varied as forensics, nutrition, bioethics, law, health, social work, economics and marketing. It was presented at the Association of Independent Information Professionals Annual Conference on April 4, 2014.