Tag: databases

New PsycBOOKS Added – June 2012

PsycBOOKS added the following titles to its coverage list in June 2012. Of the titles added, 5 were APA books and 30 were designated classic books. Classic books are landmark titles in psychology and are selected by APA experts. APA Books 1. Coparenting: A conceptual and clinical examination of family systems, © 2011, by McHale, […]

Finding Articles with Opposing Viewpoints

A common assignment that many learners get at some point in their programs is to find differing or opposing viewpoints on a controversial topic. There are a couple different ways to handle this type of assignment depending on which program level you’re at. For undergraduates, the CQ Researcher database is a great place to start. […]

Kick Off Summer Quarter with Better Library Skills: Webinars this Week

The librarians are teaching two webinars coming up this week. Spend an hour to pick up some new skills that could save you days down the road! “Searching Databases for Articles”: Thursday, July 12, 2012, 07:00 PM CDT Get better results for the topics you search in the library databases! If you ever get too […]

RefWorks and Searching Databases: Webinars this Week

The librarians are teaching two webinars coming up within the next week. Spend an hour to pick up some new skills that could save you days down the road! RefWorks Webinar: Thursday, May 10, 2012, 7:00 PM CDT RefWorks is a research management tool that helps you collect, organize, and store citations from library databases […]

Improve Your Library Skills: Database Searching and RefWorks

The library has two webinars coming up this week, so now is your chance to spend an hour picking up some skills that could help you with the rest of your program! “Searching Databases for Articles” Webinar: Thursday, April 12, 2012, 7:00 PM CDT Get better results for the topics you search in the library […]

Gale Virtual Reference Library Database Has a New Look

Our Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) database has a new look and new functionality including: Improved user-focused navigation and organization Enhanced advanced search options Multi-page viewer that enables one or two-page viewing ReadSpeaker text-to-speech technology in 19 languages Book cover images on the search and results screens GVRL contains reference books such as dictionaries, encyclopedias […]

Citing APA Style

As you finish writing your final papers for the quarter, we in the library would like to remind you to cite your sources properly. Here are some resources that can help. Many of our library databases allow you to get the APA-formatted citation for an article that you can copy and paste into a reference […]

This Week’s Webinars

The library has two webinars coming up this week, so now is your chance to spend an hour picking up some skills that could help you with the rest of your program! “Searching Databases for Articles” Webinar: Thursday, March 8th, 7:00 PM Central Get better results for the topics you search in the library databases! […]

Validity and Reliability of Tests and Measures

Need validity and reliability information for a survey, test or instrument? You can start with the Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMY), which provides reviews of published tests that discuss validity and reliability. But what if the test you chose doesn’t appear in the MMY, or what if you are required to find additional articles that discuss […]

Upcoming Webinars: RefWorks and Database Searching

The library has two webinars coming up this week, so now is your chance to spend an hour picking up some skills that could help you with the rest of your program! RefWorks Webinar: Thursday, February 16th, 7:00 PM Central RefWorks is a research management tool that helps you collect, organize, and store citations from […]