APA Psychology Databases

Product Highlights

PsycTESTS

PsycTESTS is a research database that provides access to psychological tests, measures, scales, and other assessments as well as descriptive and administrative information.

PsycTHERAPY

PsycTHERAPY is a database containing more than 300 videos featuring therapy demonstrations showing clinicians working with individuals, couples, and families.

PsycARTICLES

PsycARTICLES™ is a database of full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association and Hogrefe & Huber. The database includes all material from the print journals with the exception of ads and editorial board lists. The database contains more than 116,000 full-text articles as of June 2006.

PsycBOOKS

PsycBOOKS contains the full text in PDF of scholarly titles published by APA Books and others. Includes complete text, including all chapters, introductory content and index. The database contains more than 800 titles, with more than 200 classic resources in psychology dating from 1806, mostly out of print. Includes the exclusive electronic release of the APA/Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Psychology, which contains more than 1,500 authored entries.

PsycCRITIQUES

PsycCRITIQUES contains full-text reviews of current books and popular films. This product, which is now available only electronically, replaced the former print journal, Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books. This searchable database of more than 6,000 reviews, dating back to 1995, includes a table of contents for recent weekly releases. Annual publication of more than 900 reviews.

PsycEXTRA

PsycEXTRA® is a gray literature database that supplies librarians, consumers, policy-makers, clinicians, information professionals and researchers with a wide variety of credible information in psychology, behavioral science and health. Coverage consists primarily of material written for professionals but disseminated outside of peer-reviewed journals. This includes publications issued by private research institutes, corporations, government and military agencies, scientific societies, health organizations and more.

PsycINFO

PsycINFO provides citations with abstracts to the scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences. This interdisciplinary database includes material of relevance to psychologists and professionals in related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work. PsycINFO contains more than 2.3 million records and is updated weekly.

Vendor Options

The APA Psychology databases are offered on a variety of vendor platforms. We offer the following options:

  • APA PsycNet
  • EBSCO EBSCOHost
  • ProQuest

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Minitex Pricing

The subscription price is made up of two fees—the data fee from the APA (American Psychological Association) and the platform/vendor fee charged by the available vendors. The ultimate price depends on these two factors along with the total number of subscribing libraries. Quotes will be supplied on a request basis.

License Agreements (Terms & Conditions)

If you are a new subscriber, license agreements will be signed with both the APA and the vendor at the time of your order. A separate license must be signed for PsycTHERAPY and PsycTESTS. Current PsycINFO, ARTICLES, BOOKS, EXTRA, or CRITIQUES susbscribers must also sign an additional license for PsycTHERAPY and PsycTESTS.

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The subscription period will run from December 31, 20XX to December 30, 20XX.

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EBSCO

You can access statistical reports, via EBSCOadmin, in the following way:

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