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APA PsycArticles 2017

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Leading scientific journal articles in psychology and behavioral research. PsycARTICLES contains the full text of some of the most highly-cited publications in psychology including all APA journals, the Canadian Psychological Association, and titles from the Hogrefe Publishing Group. The database contains 110 Journals with more than 200,000 articles and is updated twice weekly.

Key Facts

Benefits

  • Shared savings in excess of £4 million

  • Option to switch provider annually 

  • One or 3 year commitment

Important Dates

Agreement start date: 1 August 2017

Agreement end date: 31 July 2020

Invoice Date: In years subsequent to the initial invoice Institutions will be invoiced three months in advance of the anniversary date of the Agreement, on 1 May

Single year commitments will renew automatically UNLESS cancellation notice has been given before 1 May.

VAT

From 1 May 2020:

  • Zero rate VAT applies to APA PsycArticles
  • Standard rate applies to Service Provision from all providers

Licence Type

Site Licence

Commitment Period

This Agreement is of 3 years 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 unless they have taken a single year commitment AND provided appropriate cancellation notice.

Eligible Institutions

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

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

Background Information

Continuation of the previous popular agreement for these essential resources.

Product Information

Supplier Details

Owner: American Psychological Association (APA) 750 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242

Service Providers: APA, EBSCO, Ovid Technologies, ProQuest 

Product Description

PsycARTICLES® contains the full text for all APA-published journals, including those for the Canadian Psychological Association, and English-language titles from the Hogrefe Publishing Group. With complete coverage for some of the most highly-cited publications in psychology, PsycARTICLES is a must for every core collection in the field. Containing over 200,000 articles from 110 journals. Full Coverage list is available here.

Access and Identity Management Solution

Solution APA PsycNET EBSCOHost OVID ProQuest
IP address range

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

OpenAthens

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Shibboleth

No*

Yes

Yes

Yes

EZProxy

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Username / Password

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Others

No

SSO Authentication
Patron ID Files
Patterned ID 
URLs with credentials embedded
Hidden scripts on perl for direct authentication
Referring url
Barcode
My Research

*APA is prepared to move to Shibboleth as soon as there is a sufficient number of institutions in the Shibboleth Foundation to support testing

Technical Function Specification

Please refer to  the technical responses provided by the Service Providers in the Comparison Table.

Technical Function 

Standard

Compliance

Notes

Full Text Linking

OpenURL

Yes

All providers compliant

Federated Searching

Z39.50 protocol 

Yes

All providers compliant

Harvesting

SRW/SRU

Yes

All providers compliant
OAI-PMH

 Yes

All providers compliant
RSS/Atom

Yes

All providers compliant

Metadata Standards

Dublin Core

Yes

Most providers compliant

MARC

Yes

Most providers compliant

PRISM

Yes

Most providers compliant

Embargo Periods

 

N/A

None

Digital Preservation

Lockss

No

 
Clockss

Yes

 
Portico

Yes

 

Usage Statistics

COUNTER

Yes

All providers compliant

SUSHI

Yes

All providers compliant

Accessibility

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

Yes

Most providers compliant
APA Accessibility Statement

Personalisation features

See Service Provider Comparison Table for full details

Service Levels

See Service Provider Comparison Table for full details

Updates

Frequency of data upload:

  • APA PsycNET - twice weekly
  • EBSCOHost - daily
  • OVID - Data is loaded on to the Ovid servers according to the frequency of its supply by the APA
  • ProQuest - Data updates are performed upon receipt of metadata from APA.
    There might be up to a 1-2 day lag period from receipt of the data to when the data appears on ProQuest platform, but usually content is updated as it comes in from the provider.

Alterations/Additions

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

Service and Support

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Additional discounts

If you are adding PsycARTICLES to your current PsycINFO subscription then you will receive a further 15% discount on PsycARTICLES and/or PsycBOOKS in the first year of the subscription.

New Subscribers ordering PsycINFO and PsycARTICLES together will be given a further 15% discount off PsycINFO and PsycARTICLES in the first year of the subscription.

Simply submit your order(s) and Chest Help will apply any discount to your invoice(s). 

Terms and Conditions

The Chest Order, together with the Licence Terms and Conditions, and any exceptions listed below, create a legally binding contract between your institution, organisation or company and the Licensor. Therefore please read the terms and conditions carefully and only submit a Chest Order if its terms and conditions are acceptable to your institution, organisation or company and you have the authority to make the financial commitment shown.

Licence type

This agreement is not based on Standard Chest Agreement terms and conditions. Please make sure you read and accept APA's licence terms.

There is one exception to these terms listed at the bottom of this page.

Payment Terms

On receipt of a completed Order, Institutions will be invoiced for the Agreement year in which the Licence is signed. Please ensure you nominate which currency in which you wish your invoiced to be issued.

In subsequent years, Institutions will be invoiced three months in advance of the anniversary date of the Agreement, on 1 May 2018 and 1 May 2019.

Single year commitments will renew automatically unless cancellation notice has been given before 1 May 2018 or 1 May 2019

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

Chest is an Enterprise of Jisc. All Purchase orders must be made out to JISC, 4 Portwall Lane, Bristol, BS1 6NB.

All terms contained in a PO are expressly rejected and do not form part of the Licence or vary the Licence terms in any way.

Payments are due within thirty days of invoice date; recipients of late payments are entitled to interest in accordance with UK statutory provisions.

What institutions and library services are allowed to do?

Keep a local cached copy for Educational Purposes 

Yes

Incorporation of parts of the Licensed Material

Yes

Deposit of learning and teaching objects in repositories 

* See note below

Interlibrary loan

Yes

Extend access to partner / affiliate institutions / collaborations*   No

* with prior arrangement through Eduserv and APA

Note: APA adhere to the Fair Use Policy as stated in the APA licence. If a client wishes to use additional APA content for any other purpose they will need to contact the APA's Permission's Office.

Who can use the resource?

Overseas (non-UK & Ireland) campuses need to be licensed separately under this agreement. 

 

On site Remote
Students

Yes

Yes

Staff

Yes

Yes

Walk-in Users

Yes

No

Alumni 

Yes

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

  • 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

Material downloaded under the agreement before its expiry may continue to be used under the same licence conditions as pertain while the agreement exists.

Institutions retain the rights to material produced during the years to which they subscribed. There will be an access fee payable in the event this option is exercised.

Opt out rights and notice period

Those choosing the single year commitment have the right to opt out of the agreement on 31 July 2015 or 31 July 2016 by giving notice of such cancellation on or before 1 May 2015 or 1 May 2016.

Personal Licences

Personal licences are not available.

Exceptions to the Terms and Conditions

There is one exception to the Licence terms – the applicable law, has been agreed with APA and states the licence is governed by the laws of England and Wales.

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