The Library managed to add some critical new resources to our list of databases available, such as PsycINFO. Herewith is more information on PsycINFO which is already available from our A-Z list of databases.

PsycINFO is an abstracting and indexing database which delivers content across the full spectrum of behavioral and social sciences.

The database gives access to nearly 2 300 journals, 500 000 books records, 600 videos, and 3 million+ DOIs. It has twice-weekly updates, journals in nearly 30 languages, and publications from over 50 countries.

Amongst others, the following topics are covered:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Business
  • Education
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Medicine
  • Neuroscience
  • Pharmacology
  • Political science
  • Social work
  • Sociology
  • Sports

The Library has been subscribed to the full-text database, PsycARTICLES, for a few years.

What does PsycARTICLES offer?

  • More than 225,000 full-text, peer-reviewed articles from APA, the Canadian Psychological Association, the Hogrefe Publishing Group, the Global Alliance for Behavioral Health and Social Justice, and others
  • Twice weekly updates and Online First indexing to ensure rapid access to cutting-edge research
  • Journal Snapshots, which include data on authors, most-cited articles, and other key journal information
  • Journal Browse functionality with journal Impact Factors, cover images, years of coverage, and editor information
  • Coverage dating back to 1894

PsycINFO and PsycARTICLES complement each other and are searchable from the APA PsycNet platform.


Author: Caretha Nel