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Library Resources for Online Graduate Students

Metadata & Cataloging Librarian

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Arpi Anderson
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203B McDonald
(513) 745-3006 (office)


Hello! My name is Arpi Anderson, and I am the library liaison to the Psychology program at Xavier University. I look forward to working with and supporting you in your research as a graduate student. I am your personal librarian, so please do not hesitate to reach out to me if you need assistance.


The XU Library's APA PsycNet subscription includes four products you will inevitably find useful as you conduct research throughout your graduate program:

  • PsycInfo
  • PsycArticles
  • APA Books
  • APA PsychTests

You can read more about the resources offered through each of these databases below and access them through the link provided.


Video Tutorial: Searching APA Databases

Description: This 6-minute video provides more details about the four sub-databases offered through XU's APA PsycNet subscription, as well as tips for searching.

Video Tutorial: Finding Articles in APA PsycInfo to Answer Your Research Question

Video Tutorials: Advanced search strategies

Below you will find links to video tutorials on more advance search strategies and tools that you may find useful during your graduate program.

APA PsycInfo: Search Using Thesaurus Terms

EBSCO: Finding Tests and Measures

Special Limiters & Special Field Codes in PsycInfo

EBSCOhost: Search Alerts & Journal Alerts


Video Tutorial: Web of Science Essentials

Description: This one-hour video tutorial offers valuable instruction on the use of the Web of Science database and strategies for optimizing your search.