Thursday, February 2, 2006

Research Information Bulletin--February 2006
New Database: PsycCRITIQUES - Book Reviews in Psychology

The TWU Libraries' database PsycCRITIQUES is a searchable database of book reviews in psychology launched in September 2004. The database replaced the print journal Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books , providing major enhancements, current reviews, and much more content. In each weekly release, PsycCRITIQUES delivers approximately 20 reviews of psychology books, most from the current copyright year. In addition to new reviews, the database contains book reviews previously published in Contemporary Psychology back to 1995.

There are three ways to access information: (1) view the weekly releases; (2) browse by author/editor, book/film title, or publication year; (3) perform a standard database search. PsycCRITIQUES is indexed using the same vocabulary and codes used in PsycINFO.

Go to TWU Library
Click on the Research Tab
Choose Databases
Select PsycCRITIQUES from the A-Z Database List
Login with your Portal Username and Password
Begin searching

If you have any questions, the reference staff will be glad to provide assistance. Please email us using our Ask a Librarian Form .

Wednesday, February 1, 2006

Research Information Bulletin--February 2006

BooksinPrint.com Professional is the industry's largest Web-based bibliographic resource for professionals. Find what you're looking for quickly and easily, using this authoritative and comprehensive database of over 5 million book, audio book, and video titles.

  • Subscribers can read the first chapter of more than 30,000 entries with Dial-a-Book, or preview the text
    of more than 11,000 titles with ebrary.
  • Use the tabs at the top of title details for additional
    information, plus full-text reviews from 15 respected,
    professional sources such as Booklist, Publishers
    Weekly, Library Journal, and Choice.
  • Find complete publisher information including
    contacts with addresses on over 200,000 publishers,
    distributors, and wholesalers.

Go to TWU Library
Click on the Research Tab
Choose Databases A-Z
Select Books In Print from the A-Z Database List
Login with your Portal Username and Password
Begin searching

If you have any questions, the reference staff will be glad to provide assistance. Please email us using our Ask a Librarian Form.