Ovid Announces Agreement with American Psychological Association

Jul 02, 2004

Ovid Technologies, a provider of electronic medical, scientific, and social sciences information solutions, has announced an agreement with the American Psychological Association (APA) to make content from the APA PsycBOOKS full-text database accessible through Ovid's online platform. Ovid's offerings from the PsycBOOKS database will initially include more than 600 titles including 100 out-of-print books from 1950 to 2002 and approximately 50 archival resources in psychology. Ovid anticipates adding approximately 10 titles a month to the database. Customers on the Ovid platform will be able to browse a table of contents and locate specific book chapters in PDF form. Users also will be able to search a database of bibliographic records that includes book and chapter titles, author names, abstracts, subject headings, as well as the chapter references. The full text of chapters for many titles will also be fully searchable.