PsycEXTRA®

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

Highlights

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

Overview

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

Download a printable information sheet (PDF, 64KB) about PsycEXTRA to learn more.

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

PsycEXTRA can also be licensed through the following trusted providers:

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)
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.

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  • Podcasts – audio summaries of research recently added to PsycEXTRA, PsycBOOKS and PsycCRITIQUES (also available from iTunes)
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