Archive for June, 2010

Comprehensive Exams – Coming Up Soon?

The Library has created a new guide to resources in the Library that can help you during your Comprehensive exam. Here are some highlights of the guide: Before You Get the Exam Resources to Help You Understand Your Question Methodology Resources Search Tips Forming and Refining a Search Strategy Evaluating Resources Access to Resources Outside […]

Catching Up During Your Down Time

I know that many of you are appreciating the chance to catch a breath during the break between Spring and Summer Quarters . However, now is also a great time to brush up on your library skills, while you don’t have the added pressure of coursework. As us librarians love to point out, learning how […]

Verifying Citations: Wrapping Up Your Final Paper

It’s that time of the quarter again: “I only have the author and the date.” “I only know the title!” “Help! I used this quote, but now I can’t find the article again.” As learners are finishing their final papers, the library starts getting a lot of citation calls. Now, the librarians aren’t necessarily APA […]

New PsycBOOK Added – May 2010

PsycBOOKS added the following titles to its coverage list in May 2010. Of the titles added, 4 were APA books and 20 were designated classic books. Classic books are landmark titles in psychology and are selected by APA experts. APA Books 1. Aging and cognition: Research methodologies and empirical advances, © 2009, by Bosworth, Hayden […]

New Nursing and Health Resources

The library has added an important new database that will benefit learners in Nursing, Public Health, and other Public Service Leadership programs: Ovid Nursing Full Text PLUS. This database allows “Full text access to 50 peer-reviewed nursing journals plus an additional 14 practitioner oriented publications.” Here’s just a small sampling of titles: American Journal of […]