APA Style Central

1 October 2016 -31 October 2018 Print

A learning, writing, research, and publishing solution developed for academic institutions by the American Psychological Association

APA Style CENTRAL combines sophisticated learning and teaching tools, writing and content processing technology, and full integration of APA's best-selling Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association®. It is available exclusively to institutions as an annual licence.

Key Facts

Benefits

Discount from direct subscription

Important Dates

Agreement start: 1 October 2016
Agreement end: 31 July 2018

Licence dates: The initial licence period is 1 October 2016 - 31 July 2017 then the subsequent year is 1 August 2017 - 31 July 2018

Trial

Free trial are available for a period of 30 days. Please contact Eduserv Help with your IP address range.

Eligible Institutions

Universities, colleges and other learning, educational and research bodies in the UK and Republic of Ireland.

Other organisations aligned with Eduserv’s charitable objectives of supporting education, research bodies and the public sector may ask to participate in the Agreement. Eduserv will liaise with the Supplier about any such requests.

Background Information

This agreement complements other content Eduserv has for subscription or outright purchase with APA. 


Product Information

Supplier Details

American Psychological Association 

Product Description

APA Style® CENTRAL is the only authoritative and complete online environment for teaching, writing, and publishing in APA Style.

Designed to help users develop their writing and professional research skills, APA Style CENTRAL combines sophisticated learning and teaching tools, advanced writing and content management technology, and full integration of APA's best-selling Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association® to create an unparalleled web-based suite of integrated services and tools.

All of the tools within APA Style CENTRAL have been created by a team of APA Style experts, which assures users and instructors a level of accuracy, consistency, and confidence not available from any other source. 

Access and Identity Management Solution

Solution


OpenAthens Yes
IP Address range Yes
Shibboleth No
Username / Password No
EZProxy Yes

Technical Function Specification

Technical Function

Standard

Compliance

Supplier Notes

Full text linking

OpenURL

Yes

APA Style CENTRAL® provides access to 17 reference titles in the Research Center that are Open-URL compliant.

Federated searching

Z39.50 protocol

No


Harvesting

SRW/SRU

No


OAI-PMH

No


RSS or Atom

No


Metadata standards

Dublin Core

No


MARC

Yes

MARC records will be available for the 17 reference titles in the Research Center.

PRISM

No


Months embargo period


N/A


Digital preservation

Lockss

No


Clockss

No


Portico

No


Usage statistics

COUNTER

No


SUSHI

No


Accessibility

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

No

The learning objects are however ADA compliant and provide transcripts.

Personalisation features


Yes

The platform allows an institution to upload their logo to brand the site.

Service levels


Yes

99% uptime.
Customer Service is available 18 hours per day via email and telephone.

The supplier confirms that throughout the term of the agreement the products will comply with the standards indicated.

Updates

New Titles are added to the APA Publishing Center on an ad hoc basis. 

Alterations/Additions

All additions and new functionality will be incorporated at no additional charge.

Pricing and Ordering

Pricing

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    Chest Agreements

    Some information relating to Chest Agreements is restricted . If you belong to an eligible organisation and are having difficulty accessing the information then please contact help@eduserv.org.uk or call 01225 470523. If you can provide us with your IP address or the IP address range for your institution in one of the following formats it will help us to find out what the problem is and to give you access to restricted areas of the website.

    • Single IP
    • Ranges (e.g. 192.168.0.1-155)
    • CIDR notation (e.g. 192.168.0.0/24)

Payment Terms

On receipt of a completed Order, Institutions will be invoiced for the Agreement year in which the Licence is signed.

In subsequent years, Institutions will be invoiced three months in advance of the anniversary date of the Agreement, on 1 May 2017.

There is monthly pro-rata charging for Institutions which become licensed partway through a licence year.

All Purchase Orders must be made out to Eduserv and Eduserv's invoices must be paid within 30 calendar days of the date of the invoice.  

Before completing this Order you should carefully read the Products Specification and Schedule of Fees relating to this Licence Agreement, published on the Eduserv Chest website.

Agreement Period

Start date: 1 October 2016 End date: 31 July 2018 

Institution Commitment Period

This Agreement is of 22 months duration. Institutions may join the agreement at any time during the agreement period. They will then be committed to the end of the Agreement Period. 

How to Order

One copy of the Order Form is required.

When completed the form should be returned to:

  1. As a PDF by email: help@eduserv.org.uk
  2. By Fax: 01225 474301
  3. By post to:
    Eduserv
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along with an Institution Purchase Order for the full amount due plus VAT, made out to ‘Eduserv’.

Licence Information

This Overview is a summary of the Agreement. Before committing to buy a Licence, potential subscribers must always read the licence terms, paying particular attention to any special licence conditions.

Licence Type

Site licence with APA’s Terms and Conditions amended to UK Law

What institutions and library services are allowed to do?

Yes Allowed No Not allowed

Activity 

 
Keep a local cached copy for Educational Purposes

No

Incorporation of parts of the Licensed Material

Yes

Deposit of learning and teaching objects in repositories  

Yes

Interlibrary loan

No

Who can use the resource?

The resources are licensed for all Authorised Users, defined as Students, Staff and Walk-in Users

Yes Allowed No Not allowed £ Allowed at additional cost

User On site Remote
Students

Yes

Yes

Staff

Yes

Yes

Walk-in Users

No

No

Alumni members

No

No

What can authorised users do?

The resources can be used for Educational Purposes:

  • education
  • teaching
  • distance learning
  • private study
  • academic research
  • administration and management of the Licensee’s educational or research operations

Exclusions

  • See Licence Term 3 for exclusions and restrictions
  • The resources may not be used for anything other than Educational Purposes
  • Downloading of large amounts of material by authorised users that might be considered ‘systematic’.

Termination Clauses

Personal Licences

Personal licences are/are not available.

Service and Support

Trials

Free trial are available for a period of 30 days. Please contact Eduserv Help with your IP address range.
 

Login information

www.APAStyleCENTRAL.apa.org 

Technical Support

Support will be provided via a single contact or his/her deputy at each Institution. Contact details:

Product Documentation

Training and Training Materials

 

 

Get in touch

Phone
0300 121 0878
Email
help@eduserv.org.uk

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