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PsycINFO and Related Databases move to EBSCO!

Drexel University Libraries is pleased to announce changes in electronic resource offerings in psychology. Effective July 1, 2013 access to the core resources in psychology published by the American Psychological Association, PsycINFO, PsycARTICLES, PsycBOOKS and PsycCRITIQUES will move from the existing Ovid platform to EBSCOhost. In addition, the Libraries will be adding APA’s newest resource, PsycTESTS to our electronic collections.

ScholarSip Toasts the End of Spring Term and Presents Discussion about the Psychology of Terrorism

On Monday, June 11th, Drexel faculty and professional staff will be invited to raise their glasses in a toast to the end of spring term. The event will also feature a lively presentation from Dr. Eric Zillmer, Carl R.

Celebrate Scholarship at ScholarSip

Celebrate the last day of classes and join informal cross-disciplinary conversations with Drexel faculty and professional staff over drinks and refreshments at this quarter's ScholarSip event.

Help us try out CSA-Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)

From now until May 26th we have a  trial of the Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) database.  If you study a topic related to language, linguistics, or speech this may be an important resource for you.  I could envision this being used by students and researchers in fields like Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Communications, Modern Languages, and the Health Sciences.  Here's the pub

RefWorks Video Tutorials

My wonderful colleagues at the Health Sciences Library have created these tutorials related to RefWorks and health science databases.  They are great, focused and all under 5 minutes!

RefWorks part 1: Overview

RefWorks part 2: Creating Folders

RefWorks part 3: Fi

Oh APA, I'm sooo disappointed...

Does your program  require that you use APA Style for the research papers you write?

Did you go out and buy the brand new 6th Edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association?

Yes? Well, I have some bad news for you.

It seems that the first printing of the 6th edition is riddled with errors. What's worse is that many of the errors are in the very examples you count on to make sure that your own writing is error-free.

How do you know if your copy of the 6th edition Manual is from the first printing?

On Trial: PsycInfo from APA PsycNet

We currently access PsycINFO and its full text journal counterpart PsycARTICLES using the OvidSP platform.  Our trial to PsycINFO is through the American Psychological Association's own interface, called PsycNet.  The content should be identical to the OvidSP content, but the interface and usability differ considerably.  Take a look, and let our Health Sciences folks or

Try out PsycINFO on EBSCOhost

Now through November 21st, 2008 we have a trial of PsycINFO and PsycARTICLES on the EBSCOhost database platform. It's the same content that we have on the OvidSP platform, just a different interface.

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