The American Psychological Association is pleased to invite you to attend a PsycINFO Webinar. This 1-hour Advanced Training session will detail the coverage and selection practices, the structure of the database, and annual reloads. The session reviews the structure of PsycINFO records, covering the elements of the bibliographic citation, controlled vocabulary and indexing, and value-added fields, such as author affiliation, grant/sponsorship, and tests and measures. Sample searches will demonstrate searching using the online thesaurus, classification codes, natural language or keywords, and fields and limits. For date and time information, please see below.
- Understand PsycINFO coverage and content.
- Become familiar with PsycINFO record structure and indexing practices.
- Learn how to use field values and limits effectively.
- Know how to create precise search strategies and manage results.
- This session is ideal for subject specialists, reference librarians, and
instructors who provide support for the behavioral sciences.
Please invite any members of your library staff or faculty who are interested in gaining in-depth information about PsycINFO content and structure, as well as how to build efficient search strategies to obtain scholarly literature and enhance their research process.
All times are listed in Eastern Time. To register, visit our Webinars registration page.
PsycINFO on EBSCOhost November 10, 2009 3:30 p.m.
PsycINFO on APA PsycNET November 12, 2009 1:00 p.m.
PsycINFO on CSA Illumina November 19, 2009 2:00 p.m.
Please feel free to send any questions or comments to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Advanced Training" in the subject line.