Researcher Development

Literature searching: PsycINFO & PsycEXTRA

24 October 2017 10:15 - 12:05
9 February 2018 10:15 - 12:05

Target audience

Doctoral students in psychology related disciplines

Tutor

Justin Hodds

About the workshop

PsycINFO is the key index for psychology and the psychological aspects of other disciplines, including business, education, engineering, health, linguistics, pharmacology, social work, sociology and sport. PsycINFO indexes journal articles, book chapters, books and theses.PsycEXTRA indexes professional material that is not published in peer-reviewed journals, such as technical reports, conference papers and newsletters. This material is sometimes called grey literature, or fugitive literature. This workshop will give you a detailed overview of how to find documents with PsycINFO and PsycEXTRA.

Learning outcomes

After attending this workshop, you will:

  • be able to perform a literature search more effectively
  • be able to use the alerting features to keep up to date

Book a place

24 October 2017 10:15 - 12:05
9 February 2018 10:15 - 12:05

Please contact us at doctoralskills@bath.ac.uk if you have any special requirements.