University of Bath

Literature searching: PsycINFO & PsycEXTRA (October)

This workshop introduces two key databases for psychology and the psychological aspects of other disciplines

23 Oct 201810.15am
23 Oct 201812.05pm

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