APA PsycNET® Gold

Databases Included: PsycINFO®, PsycARTICLES®, PsycBOOKS®, PsycEXTRA®, PsycCRITIQUES®, PsycTESTS®

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Discover essential psychology research from APA's scholarly databases with APA PsycNET® Gold.

With each search you'll find the full scope of behavioral science literature right from your desktop, including full text for APA-published journals in PsycARTICLES, books in PsycBOOKS, and PsycTESTS, a new database of tests and measures.

Go beyond APA materials with PsycINFO and PsycEXTRA, two behavioral and social science indexing databases used by major institutions worldwide to link millions of interdisciplinary records from a variety of scholarly publishers.

And if you're looking for books, films, and other media that will help you in your practice, lab, or classroom, PsycCRITIQUES provides reviews of psychology-related literature and films.

APA PsycNET Gold is currently available for both APA members and non-member individuals.

  • APA Member subscriptions are synchronized with membership and will expire on December 31.
  • Non-members will receive access for one year from the date of purchase.

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APA PsycNET Gold Details

APA PsycNET® Gold offers access to the following databases:

  • PsycINFO – The world's largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in the behavioral sciences and mental health
  • PsycARTICLES – Over a century of full-text articles from journals published by APA, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe Publishing Group
  • PsycBOOKS – eBook access to recent scholarly and professional titles published by APA, with a deep backfile of classic and historic works
  • PsycEXTRA – Extended coverage of gray literature including technical reports, conference papers, and other documents
  • PsycCRITIQUES – Helpful and timely reviews of psychology-related literature and films written by subject specialists
  • PsycTESTS – A comprehensive solution for the discovery and use of psychological tests and measures

All databases are delivered on APA PsycNET, the award-winning search platform developed specifically for APA content.

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APA Members $149
Joint APA/Canadian Psychological Association Members $139
Student Affiliates $139
International Affiliates $299
High School Teacher Affiliates $199
Community College Teacher Affiliates $199
Non-Member $499

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