Tutorials on APA Databases

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Tutorials on APA Databases

Need some training help? These brief tutorials show how to use database features and give tips on building precise searches.

APA grants permission for librarians and educators to link these tutorials to their library web sites, Libguides, course management software, and other resources intended to assist students and researchers in their work.

Introduction to APA Databases

The YouTube playlist for Introduction to APA Databases explains how to use and what you’ll find inside the different databases offered by APA.

APA PsycNET®

PsycINFO on APA PsycNET

The YouTube playlist for PsycINFO on APA PsycNET can help you get started with research, including finding peer-reviewed articles, using the thesaurus and index terms, applying limiters, and more. Much of what you’ll learn in these videos will be applicable to searching any database on APA PsycNET.

PsycARTICLES on APA PsycNET

The YouTube playlist for PsycARTICLES on APA PsycNET can help you use the features of HTML Full Text, export citations, or download tables and figures. You can use the same search techniques outlined in our PsycINFO videos to search PsycARTICLES.

PsycTESTS on APA PsycNET

The YouTube playlist for PsycTESTS on APA PsycNET can help you find tests to use in research, and understand special fields like permissions, supporting documentation, and reliability.

PsycTHERAPY

The YouTube playlist for PsycTHERAPY gives an overview of APA’s database of psychotherapy demonstration videos.

Searching the APA Thesaurus via APA PsycNET

The YouTube playlist for the APA Thesaurus on APA PsycNET demonstrates through sample searches how to use the APA Thesaurus to find the best resources for your topic.

APA Members & APA PsycNET Individual Accounts

The YouTube playlist for the APA Members and APA PsycNET Individual Subscribers can help you use and understand your subscription and MyAPA account.

Administrator Tools

The Youtube playlist for APA PsycNET Administrators can help you create search widgets, and understand your usage reports via COUNTER 4 and SUSHI.

EBSCOhost

PsycINFO on EBSCOhost

The YouTube playlist for PsycINFO on EBSCOhost can help you get started with research, including finding peer-reviewed articles, using the thesaurus and index terms, applying limiters, and more. Much of what you’ll learn in these videos will be applicable to searching any database on APA PsycNET.

PsycTESTS on EBSCOhost

The YouTube playlist for PsycTESTS on EBSCOhost can help you find tests to use in research, and understand special fields like permissions, supporting documentation, and reliability.

Searching the APA Thesaurus via EBSCOhost

The YouTube playlist for the APA Thesaurus on EBSCOhost demonstrates through sample searches how to use the APA Thesaurus to find the best resources for your topic.

Ovid

PsycINFO on Ovid

The YouTube playlist for PsycINFO on Ovid can help you get started with research, including finding peer-reviewed articles, using the thesaurus and index terms, applying limiters, and more. Much of what you’ll learn in these videos will be applicable to searching any database on APA PsycNET.

PsycTESTS on Ovid

The YouTube playlist for PsycTESTS on Ovid can help you find tests to use in research, and understand special fields like permissions, supporting documentation, and reliability.

Searching the APA Thesaurus via Ovid

The YouTube playlist for the APA Thesaurus on Ovid demonstrates through sample searches how to use the APA Thesaurus to find the best resources for your topic.

ProQuest

PsycINFO on ProQuest

The YouTube playlist for PsycINFO on ProQuest can help you get started with research, including finding peer-reviewed articles, using the thesaurus and index terms, applying limiters, and more. Much of what you’ll learn in these videos will be applicable to searching any database on APA PsycNET.

PsycTESTS on ProQuest

The YouTube playlist for PsycTESTS on ProQuest can help you find tests to use in research, and understand special fields like permissions, supporting documentation, and reliability.

Searching the APA Thesaurus via ProQuest

The YouTube playlist for the APA Thesaurus on ProQuest demonstrates through sample searches how to use the APA Thesaurus to find the best resources for your topic.