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APA Databases Lunch & Learn at ACRL 2017

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This session included an overview of new fields and features added to PsycINFO® in 2016, provided a refresher on PsycTESTS®, and reviewed adding references to APA Style CENTRAL®. Live search demos of the APA Databases were presented on APA PsycNET, EBSCOhost, and ProQuest. It was presented on Friday, March 24, 2017 at the Association for College & Research Libraries conference in Baltimore, MD.

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APA Databases Lunch & Learn at ACRL 2017

  1. 1. APA Databases Lunch & Learn American Psychological Association ǀ www.apa.org/librarians ACRL 2017 | Friday, March 24, 2017 Alison K. Cody, MSLIS
  2. 2. Welcome! • New Fields & Features in PsycINFO® • Searching PsycTESTS® • New and forthcoming publications • Incorporating APA Style CENTRAL® into your teaching • Training materials for APA Style CENTRAL & APA Databases ACRL 2017 Lunch & Learn http://www.apa.org/librarians
  3. 3. ACRL 2017 Lunch and Learn 50th Anniversary of PsycINFO® www.apa.org/pubs/databases/psycinfo
  4. 4. 125th Anniversary of APA American Psychological Association “Our mission is to advance the creation, communication, and application of psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve people’s lives.” PsycINFO® 50th Anniversary www.apa.org/pubs/databases/psycinfo
  5. 5. 50th Anniversary of PsycINFO® PsycINFO® 50th Anniversary www.apa.org/pubs/databases/psycinfo • 1894 – Psychological Index • 1927 – Psychological Abstracts • 1967 – PsycINFO is launched!
  6. 6. 50th Anniversary of PsycINFO® PsycINFO® 50th Anniversary www.apa.org/pubs/databases/psycinfo • 4.2 million records • Oldest items are from 1597! • Journal articles – book chapters – dissertations
  7. 7. ACRL 2017 Lunch and Learn New PsycINFO® Fields & Features www.apa.org/pubs/databases/psycinfo
  8. 8. New Fields & Features in PsycINFO® • Highlight information that’s increasingly important to researchers; improve cross-platform searching and search precision • Comprehensive update that adds new features - all 4+ million records updated • PsycARTICLES®, PsycBOOKS®, and PsycCRITIQUES® also updated PsycINFO® Update www.apa.org/pubs/databases/psycinfo
  9. 9. New Fields & Features in PsycINFO® • Search with greater precision • Learn more about articles & books in the record • Highlight information that’s increasingly important to researchers • Improve cross-platform searching PsycINFO® Update www.apa.org/pubs/databases/psycinfo
  10. 10. Access More Relevant Content • When provided, adding Impact Statements, which describe the relevance of the research to the general public. • Added Open Access icon to records to discover full-text content more easily • Including more information about Data Sets, including links when available, so you can learn about the data yourself PsycINFO® Update www.apa.org/pubs/databases/psycinfo
  11. 11. Search Across Platforms • Adding MeSH Terms to records for items that are also indexed in PubMed, so you can search with the terms you’re already familiar with • Providing Clinical Trial Numbers and links to ClinicalTrials.gov, to see the full picture of a study • Added NLM Title Abbreviations to records and journal title search, providing an alternate way to identify a publication PsycINFO® Update www.apa.org/pubs/databases/psycinfo
  12. 12. Support International Collaboration • For foreign language journals: - providing the abstract in the original language, as well as the English translation, so you can read the abstract in the author’s first language! - added the publisher’s English translation of the journal title PsycINFO® Update www.apa.org/pubs/databases/psycinfo
  13. 13. Discover Concepts in the Record • New Dissertation Details including Advisor(s), Degree, Institution, Department. Find new collaborators and identify thought leaders. • New value for Methodology limiter: Metasynthesis • New value for Population Group limiter: Transgender • New Document Types: Clarification & Retraction, so we can be more precise with corrections and retractions PsycINFO® Update www.apa.org/pubs/databases/psycinfo
  14. 14. PsycINFO Search Demo EBSCOhost
  15. 15. PsycINFO® Update www.apa.org/pubs/databases/psycinfo
  16. 16. www.apa.org/pubs/databases/psycinfo PsycINFO® Update
  17. 17. www.apa.org/pubs/databases/psycinfo PsycINFO® Update
  18. 18. www.apa.org/pubs/databases/psycinfo PsycINFO® Update
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  20. 20. www.apa.org/pubs/databases/psycinfo PsycINFO® Update
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  27. 27. For More Information • Recordings of webinars from this fall on YouTube • Slides from those webinars on SlideShare • APA Databases & Electronic Resources Blog – look for the tag cloud in the sidebar, and click on your platform name PsycINFO® Update www.apa.org/pubs/databases/psycinfo
  28. 28. ACRL 2017 Lunch and Learn Exploring PsycTESTS® http://www.apa.org/pubs/databases/psyctests
  29. 29. What is PsycTESTS? • Information about psychological tests, measures, scales, etc. • Tests come from articles, book chapters, dissertations, technical reports. Some author submissions, commercial tests. • Resource for students learning how to construct measures • Material for researchers developing their own instruments • Over 42,000 tests represented; full or partial version available for just over 50% Exploring PsycTESTS® http://www.apa.org/pubs/databases/psyctests
  30. 30. What information is provided? • Summary of the test • Purpose, Instrument Type • Administration Method & Time • Reliability, Validity, Factor Analysis • Keywords, Index Terms • Source document – typically a journal article • Full list of fields: http://www.apa.org/pubs/databases/psyctests/field-guide.aspx Exploring PsycTESTS® http://www.apa.org/pubs/databases/psyctests
  31. 31. Exploring PsycTESTS® http://www.apa.org/pubs/databases/psyctests Test Master Record Test Name, Acronym, Year Author(s) Construct Measured Purpose Administration Method Other Versions Summary Full or Partial Test Test Use Record Test Review Record Supplemental Material Test Primary Data Record Test Development Record OR
  32. 32. Types of Records in PsycTESTS • Test Master Record provides basic information & links to other records: - Development Record from an article or chapter describing the development of the instrument - Use Record from a document that describes a new use of the test - Review Record from an article or chapter evaluating the use of the instrument • Primary Data Record is provided for commercial tests or historic tests with no source document Exploring PsycTESTS® http://www.apa.org/pubs/databases/psyctests
  33. 33. Getting Started with PsycTESTS Exploring PsycTESTS® http://www.apa.org/pubs/databases/psyctests
  34. 34. PsycTESTS Search Demos APA PsycNET and ProQuest
  35. 35. Exploring PsycTESTS® | APA PsycNET®
  36. 36. Test Master Record: Basic information & summary Links Box: Full or Partial Test Download, if available; Supplemental Materials, if available. Test Development, Use, and Review Records: Each in their own tab; Use and Review Records are only available for a small number of tests
  37. 37. Exploring PsycTESTS® | APA PsycNET®
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  43. 43. Exploring PsycTESTS® | ProQuest ®
  44. 44. Exploring PsycTESTS® | ProQuest ®
  45. 45. Exploring PsycTESTS® | ProQuest ®
  46. 46. Exploring PsycTESTS® | ProQuest ®
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  48. 48. Exploring PsycTESTS ® | EBSCOhost
  49. 49. Exploring PsycTESTS ® | EBSCOhost
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  53. 53. Exploring PsycTESTS® | Ovid
  54. 54. Exploring PsycTESTS® | Ovid
  55. 55. Exploring PsycTESTS® | Ovid
  56. 56. ACRL 2017 Lunch and Learn New & Forthcoming from APA http://www.apa.org/pubs/
  57. 57. New & Forthcoming Publications APA Books E-Collections 2017 • 2017 copyright year collection of APA scholarly and professional books • Electronic access via APA PsycNET • One-time purchase - You own the content! • Learn more: http://www.apa.org/pubs/books/e-collections/index.aspx http://www.apa.org/pubs/databases/
  58. 58. New & Forthcoming Publications APA Handbooks in Psychology • Reference resources providing comprehensive overviews and in-depth analysis of a variety of subfields of psychology • NEW! APA Handbook of Comparative Psychology • Study of animal cognition & behavior from an evolutionary perspective • Learn more about this handbook: http://www.apa.org/pubs/books/4311530.aspx http://www.apa.org/pubs/databases/
  59. 59. New & Forthcoming Publications APA Handbooks in Psychology • Coming Soon: APA Handbook of Trauma Psychology • Covers conceptual frameworks for understanding traumatization, as well as applications of trauma psychology, including assessment and treatment • Learn more about this handbook: http://www.apa.org/pubs/books/4311531.aspx http://www.apa.org/pubs/databases/
  60. 60. New & Forthcoming Publications APA Videos For clinical training & education: • APA Psychotherapy Video Series • APA Psychotherapy Supervision Video Series • APA Psychological Assessment Video Series • NEW! Purchase streaming versions of APA Videos • New titles added within a month of release • Learn more: http://www.apa.org/pubs/videos/index.aspx http://www.apa.org/pubs/videos
  61. 61. ACRL 2017 Lunch and Learn APA Style CENTRAL® http://www.apa.org/pubs/
  62. 62. APA Style CENTRAL®Adding References
  63. 63. Adding References
  64. 64. APA Style CENTRAL® ǀ www.apastyle.org/asc MANAGE REFERENCES • Search and import adapted PsycINFO references • Import an RIS file • Create your own using one of 80+ reference forms Adding References
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  75. 75. Publishing Center
  76. 76. APA Style CENTRAL® ǀ www.apastyle.org/asc Explore Publishing Opportunities • Undergraduates can search topics to learn which journals best match their areas of study or research. • Early career researchers or those engaged in new cross- disciplinary research can find appropriate publishing opportunities. • Search weighted index terms to learn about new publishing opportunities for your work. Publishing Center
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  81. 81. ACRL 2017 Lunch and Learn Look Like An Expert http://www.apa.org/librarians
  82. 82. Look Like An Expert http://blog.apapubs.org
  83. 83. • Supporting professional development for early- and mid-career librarians • Three $750 awards per year • Through March 30, apply for funding for conferences from May – August 2017 • Learn more: http://bit.ly/APALibTravel Look Like An Expert http://bit.ly/APALibTravel Librarian Conference Travel Award http://bit.ly/APALibTravel
  84. 84. APA Style CENTRAL Handouts • For end-users, librarians, and faculty • Please share and repurpose! • Accessing the Publication Manual • Creating APA Style CENTRAL Accounts • APA Style CENTRAL Technical Requirements • Analytics • Quiz & Test Content See them all: http://www.apastyle.org/products/apa-style-central-handouts.aspx Look Like An Expert
  85. 85. More APA Style CENTRAL Training Materials • APA Style CENTRAL YouTube Channel • APA Style CENTRAL Presentations on SlideShare • Webinar Schedule • Twitter: @APAStyleCENTRAL Look Like An Expert
  86. 86. PsycINFO Quick Reference Guides Look Like An Expert
  87. 87. Look Like An Expert www.apa.org/librarians APA Databases Training Materials • Video Tutorials on YouTube • Webinars for Students & Faculty • Webinars for Librarians • Presentation Archive on Slideshare • PsycINFO Listserv (announcements only) • Record Structures & Field Guides • Coverage Lists • Getting Started with PsycTESTS • Classification Code Lists
  88. 88. APA Databases: psycinfo@apa.org APA Style CENTRAL: support@apastylecentral.org APA Style Experts: StyleExpert@apa.org APA Databases & Electronic Resources Customer Relations 800-374-2722 | 202-336-5650 750 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20002 Thank You! Look Like An Expert

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