psychology resources blog

A current awareness resource for Psychology students & faculty members

5 PsycINFO Tips

Published by Yolanda Koscielski

As the fall 2015 semester is about to kick off, I wanted to share five PsycINFO tips for doing research and improving your searches.

Fancy Library Products for Reading Newspapers and Journals

Published by Yolanda Koscielski

Now that we are in the middle of summer and many folks are away, I thought it would be a good time to highlight two library resources you might not know about yet for reading journals and newspapers online/on your mobile devices in an aesthetically pleasing way.

The Trouble With Systematic Reviews

Published by Yolanda Koscielski

Jon Brassey, founder of the medical database Trip, expressed some concerns over the quality of systematic review research methodologies during his webinar this morning.

One concern is that systematic reviews are "untenable" and "unsustainable" for clinical practice: a medical professional is faced with a declining patient, and doesn't have time to run a 6-month or 2-year systematic review to determine the effective treatment.