The premier resource for conference materials, factsheets and other hard-to-find content


PsycEXTRAUpdated biweekly, PsycEXTRA proactively uncovers and presents new developments and research in psychology and the behavioral sciences.


Original cutting-edge, high-quality research and materials from prominent professional sources

Devoted to curating and indexing hard-to-find content from authoritative sources, PsycEXTRA® allows researchers to go beyond traditional peer-reviewed research materials. Discover the latest conference proceedings, newsletters, reports, patient-oriented factsheets and brochures, magazines, monographs, standards and guidelines, and more.

Key benefits of PsycEXTRA

  • Supplements traditional peer-reviewed journals and professional books, making it a preferred source for more recent research than what is typically found in journals and books
  • Includes hard-to-find materials, including new innovative reports and monographs, ground-breaking conference papers, and more
  • Keeps researchers, students, and clinicians up-to-date on the latest developments by uncovering and indexing materials well before the research appears in other publishing outlets
  • Discover the most current research findings from highly respected organizations, including:
  • Leading academic and research institutes
  • National, state, and regional psychological associations
  • Federal and state agencies
  • Foundations
  • International organizations
  • and more

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Pricing & Access Options

APA Members & Individuals

PsycEXTRA is one of several APA research databases available through the following APA PsycNET® personal subscription options:

Visit the APA Members & Individuals page for more information on personal subscription options.

Librarians & Institutional Representatives

PsycEXTRA is available for institutional site license directly from APA via the APA PsycNET® platform.

To start a free 30-day trial for your institution, or to receive additional information, please email Free Trials for Institutions or call 877-236-2941 or 202-336-5648

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Quick Facts
Database Type Bibliographic and full text (over 70% full text)
Record Type Bibliographic and full text records for psychological gray literature (various types of research and literature existing outside of peer review)
Number of Records 329,637+ records
Update Frequency Biweekly
Content Types Research reports, conference abstracts and presentations, newsletters, reports, magazines, brochure/fact sheets, oral history, standards/guidelines, and monographs
Content Owners summary list of content owners that groups content owners by organization type
Record Format HTML and PDF (where available)
Notes PsycEXTRA is a complement to PsycINFO® and there is no overlap of records

The PsycEXTRA® database is produced and copyrighted by the American Psychological Association (APA). All rights reserved.

Information current as of June 2018


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