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From soup to nuts if it s about behavior apa has it

From Soup to Nuts: If It’s About Behavior, APA Has IT

Presented by

Anne Breitenbach, Trainer, PsycINFO

American Psychological Association 2013


From soup to nuts if it s about behavior apa has it

A Little Housekeeping

  • Please sign in so we have an accurate headcount . . .

  • . . . and complete an evaluation (even if you have to leave early)




Apa databases and electronic collections

APA Databases and Electronic Collections researchers and special IPs?


Database facts
Database Facts researchers and special IPs?

  • PsycINFO®: abstract database of over 3.4 million records from the 1800s to present

  • PsycARTICLES®: full-text articles from 81 journals published by the APA and allied publishers

  • PsycBOOKS®: full-text collection of over 3,600 scholarly and classic books (53,000+ chapters)

  • PsycCRITIQUES®: weekly release of book and film reviews –over 40,500


Database facts1
Database Facts researchers and special IPs?

  • PsycEXTRA®: hard-to-find gray literature – more than 291,000 records, 70% full-text

  • PsycTESTS®: access to information about psychological tests, measures, scales, and other assessments – nearly 14,000

  • PsycTHERAPY®: videos featuring therapy demonstrations showing clinicians working with individuals, couples, and families.


Problem solving with behavioral science data

Problem Solving With Behavioral Science Data researchers and special IPs?

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Psycinfo

PsycINFO® researchers and special IPs?

» Complete PsycINFO Fact Sheet

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Deep indexing for expert searching
Deep Indexing for Expert Searching researchers and special IPs?

  • Index Terms

  • Keywords

  • Classification Codes

  • Grants & Sponsorships

  • Tests/Measures

  • Methodology


So we beat on boats against the current borne back ceaselessly into the past
“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past”

A man recreates himself in his desire to make the present conform to his dream of a past love. So clear and gorgeous is his vision, that its realization can’t compete with the ideal.

The

Great

Gatsby

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Search
Search ceaselessly into the past”

Neuroscientists are fascinated with the elusive permanence of memory. An ALS researcher is exploring how memory traces reside in specific brain cells and is looking for research with brain imaging.

  • Engram OR “memory trace”

  • Brain imaging

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Psycarticles

PsycARTICLES® ceaselessly into the past”

» Complete PsycARTICLES Fact Sheet

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New in 2013
New in 2013 ceaselessly into the past”

  • Archives of Scientific Psychology

  • The Psychologist-Manager Journal

  • Military Psychology

  • Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology

  • Journal of Rural Mental Health

  • Journal of Threat Assessment and Management


Coming in 2014
Coming in 2014 ceaselessly into the past”

  • Decision

  • American Journal of Orthopsychiatry

  • Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice

  • Qualitative Psychology

  • Spirituality in Clinical Practice

  • Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity

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You can t handle the truth
“You can’t handle the truth!” ceaselessly into the past”

  • The prosecution’s case hangs on expert witness opinion of a naval commander who lies on the stand to help his colleagues cover up the questionable death of a Marine.

A Few

Good Men


Search1
Search ceaselessly into the past”

  • Can the military handle the truth? This year saw the historic rollback of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. You are in the military library service and want recent full-text recent information on how harassment of LGBT personnel in the armed services.

  • “Military personnel”

  • Homosexuality OR bisexuality OR “sexual orientation”

  • Discrimin* OR victim* Or harass*

  • Past 5 years


By the item access
By-the-Item Access ceaselessly into the past”


Apa books

APA Books ceaselessly into the past”

» Complete PsycBOOKS Fact Sheet

» APA Books E-Collection Fact Sheet

» Handbooks in Psychology


Psycbooks facts
PsycBOOKS Facts ceaselessly into the past”

  • More than 3,500 scholarly books

  • 922 APA books

  • 2,677 classics

  • 53,715 chapters

  • Updated monthly

  • Access historical content dating back to 1597


Apa books e collection 2013
APA Books® E-Collection 2013 ceaselessly into the past”

  • Scholarly and professional books published by APA 2012-2013

  • No embargo

  • 36 titles included, released as published


Apa books e collection 20131
APA Books® E-Collection 2013 ceaselessly into the past”

  • Available exclusively on APA PsycNET

  • One-time purchase


You saying andy s innocent i mean for real innocent
“You saying Andy's innocent? I mean *for real* innocent?”

An innocent man spends many years in prison for the supposed murder of his wife before making a seemingly miraculous escape. His belief in himself and his determination to live within prison on his own terms affects those around him.

Shawshank

Redemption

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Search2
Search innocent?”

Many innocent people are convicted in our legal system in part due to the legal system’s assumption that people’s recollections are accurate. A legal librarian looking for information in the 2013 E-Collection might search:

  • “wrongful conviction” OR innocence

  • “eyewitness memory” OR “eyewitness identification”

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Handbooks in psychology
Handbooks in Psychology innocent?”

  • Core and emerging sub-fields in psychology

  • Currently 9 available

  • Electronic and print

    • Electronic versions available exclusively on APA PsycNET

  • Let’s take a look!



Faith is a house with many rooms
“Faith is a house with many rooms.” innocent?”

An intensely spiritual young man who practices Hindu, Christianity, and Islam simultaneously is caught in a terrible storm at sea. He ends up on a life raft with several animals, where his faith helps him to survive and make sense of his ordeal.

Life of Pi

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Search3
 Search innocent?”

A pastoral counselor conducts a search of the APA Handbooks on the question, does spirituality help one cope with life’s challenges?

  • Spirituality

  • Coping behavior

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Apa custom course books
APA Custom Course Books innocent?”

  • Select content from APA Custom Course Books library

  • the complete APA Handbooks in Psychology Series

  • Add your own content

  • Arrange the order of your materials

  • Select your cover design.

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Psyccritiques

PsycCRITIQUES® innocent?”

» Complete PsycCRITIQUES Fact Sheet

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Use psyccritiques for
Use PsycCRITIQUES for . . . innocent?”

  • Corporate—books on leadership, cultural change, employee retention, and the like

  • Researchers—find in-depth topic reviews

  • General public—find reviews of current films and publications

  • Librarians—collection development

  • Faculty—identify textbooks

  • Students—find books for an assignment


Here s some advice stay alive
“Here's some advice. Stay alive. ” innocent?”

In a dystopian future, children are selected by lottery to compete in a televised battle to the death. Reality television with a vengeance.

The

Hunger Games


Search4
Search innocent?”

You are putting together a collection of resources about the effect of media violence on children adolescents. You search

  • media OR film OR television OR games OR video

  • Violence

  • Limit to children and adolescents

  • Within the past 3 years


Psycextra

PsycEXTRA® innocent?”

» Complete PsycEXTRA Fact Sheet

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Document types
Document Types innocent?”


Psycextra updates
PsycEXTRA Updates innocent?”

  • Added a Tests & Measures field, including DOIs linking to PsycTESTS

  • Restructured Grants & Sponsorships field to match display in PsycINFO

  • Added DOIs for all PsycEXTRA records

  • Other enhancements and cleanup projects incorporated as well


I just want to be perfect
“I just want to be perfect.” innocent?”

A talented dancer is picked for the lead role in a major production. Pushing her body to the limits for her art, she is ethereally slim, dieting and purging to the point of hallucination. Her image is constantly reflected in mirrors, strangers leer at her.

Black Swan


Search5
Search innocent?”

A RAND analyst is working on a nutrition policy study to find information about body image and eating disorders in young girls.

  • Body image

  • Eating disorders


Day passes
Day Passes innocent?”


Psyctests

PsycTESTS® innocent?”

» Complete PsycTESTS Fact Sheet


Psyctests1
PsycTESTS innocent?”

  • Access to information about over 13,000 psychological tests & assessments (72% full text)

  • Primarily tests culled from the scholarly literature that are not available commercially

  • Great for students learning about test development

  • Helpful for faculty & researchers exploring measures for a particular construct


From 2 500 in september 2011 to over 13 800 today
From 2,500 in September 2011 to over 13,800 today! innocent?”

  • developed for researchers

  • detailed records by expert indexers

  • 73% provide text with source documentation


Fields and limits
Fields and Limits innocent?”


The prejudice surrounding aids exacts a social death which precedes the physical one
“the prejudice surrounding AIDS exacts a social death … which precedes the physical one” 

A lawyer contests his dismissal from his job. A gay man who has contracted AIDS, he believes his dismissal is the result of discrimination. During the trial, the defense repeatedly suggests that he brought the disease upon himself and is therefore not a victim.

Philadelphia

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Search6
Search which precedes the physical one” 

One of the most exciting events of 2012 was the announcement of a cured AIDS patient, which has now been confirmed in a number of other cases. A health policy analyst is researching how this may affect how those infected with HIV+ and AIDS experience stigma and looking for tests.

  • HIV OR AIDS

  • Stigma

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From soup to nuts if it s about behavior apa has it

Test Development – discusses development of the test which precedes the physical one” 

Test Review – reviews the test

Test Use – reports on a novel or important use of the test


From soup to nuts if it s about behavior apa has it

“I which precedes the physical one” believe that there is a championship team of twenty-five people that we can afford, because everyone else in baseball undervalues them.”

An underfunded general manager bucks the collective but subjective “wisdom” of baseball insiders in favor of “sabermetrics,” the rigorous statistical analysis of players’ performance.

Moneyball

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Search7
Search which precedes the physical one” 

Can human resource managers replicate the insights of sabermetrics in their own industry? To do so, they would rely on hard data such as from tests and structured interviews rather than soft data.

  • Human Resource Management

  • Personnel Evaluation

  • Methodololgy: Meta analysis, quantitative study, treatment outcome

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From soup to nuts if it s about behavior apa has it
which precedes the physical one” This is one time where television really fails to capture the true excitement of a large squirrel predicting the weather.”

An arrogant and egocentric weatherman must relive the same day until he gets it “right.” After giving up on hedonism and suicide attempts, he instead focuses on gratitude, kindness, and love of learning as ways to live.

Groundhog

Day


Search8
Search which precedes the physical one” 

A management scholar at a corporate wellness center wants to find recent quantitative data on positive psychology and leadership.

  • Positive psychology

  • Leadership

  • Past 12 months

  • Combine with Grant search


Access

Access which precedes the physical one” 

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Integrating APA databases into your research process which precedes the physical one” 

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Tools Available which precedes the physical one” 

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  • MyPsycNET—personal folder for saved searches and alerts

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Training & Support which precedes the physical one” 


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