Learn to use PsycINFO in upcoming webinars

Written by Jon Ritterbush, Electronic Resources Librarian

The American Psychological Association (APA) is offering two upcoming webinars on using the PsycINFO database.  PsycINFO contains citations to scholarly journal articles, dissertations, and book chapters in all areas of psychology, including some full-text articles.

Click here to register for March 9 webinar Wednesday, March 9, 2011 1–2 p.m. Central Time
Click here to register for April 12 webinar Tuesday, April 12, 2011 Noon–1 p.m. Central Time

These 50-minute online sessions are freely available to anyone unfamiliar with PsycINFO and have the following learning objectives:

  • Become familiar with the PsycINFO database its features
  • Manage search results
  • Create search alerts
  • Set up personal accounts
  • Craft searches that make use of controlled vocabulary and natural language
  • Use database fields and limits

Instructions for accessing these webinars will be emailed to participants who register using the links above.  For more information, please contact Jon Ritterbush at ritterbushjr@unk.edu or 308-865-8585.