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PubPsych is a vertical Open access information retrieval system for psychological resources, coordinated by the research support organization Leibniz Institute for Psychology Information (ZPID). The search interface is available in English, Spanish, French, and German. PubPsych includes over 800.000 datasets[1][2] and offers, where available, full-text linking, links to additional information and link resolving.[3][4][5]

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Cooperation PartnersEdit

PubPsych is a joint project of cooperating organizations within Europe and the United States of America. Participating organizations are:

  • Leibniz Institute for Psychology Information (ZPID), Germany,
  • Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique (INIST-CNRS), France,
  • Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Spain,
  • National Academic Research and Collaborations Information System (NARCIS), Netherlands,
  • National Library of Norway (NB), Norway,
  • U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), USA,
  • Education Resources Information Center (ERIC), USA.[6][7]

MissionEdit

PubPsych offers free access to an expanding range of international databases including records not covered in commercial international databases.[8][9]

Data PoolEdit

PubPsych indexes Databases either fully or just Psychology relevant segments. The data pool consists of the following:

Fully indexing:

  • PSYNDEX (Germany)
  • PsychOpen (Germany)
  • PsychData (Germany)
  • ISOC-Psicología (Spain)

Indexing of Psychology relevant segments:

  • PASCAL (France)
  • NARCIS (Netherlands)
  • NORART (Norway)
  • MEDLINE® (USA)
  • ERIC (USA)[10]

Update frequencyEdit

According to own statements of the coordinating institute ZPID, the update frequency depends on the database, in average 6000 data records are getting added per month:

  • PsychOpen, PsychData (immediately after the release of new records)
  • PSYNDEX, MEDLINE® (weekly)
  • ERIC, PASCAL, NARCIS (monthly)
  • ISOC-Psicología, NORART (quarterly)[11]

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ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ [2], accessed Oct 24, 2013
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-29. Retrieved 2013-10-24.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link), accessed Oct 24, 2013
  4. ^ [3], accessed Oct 24, 2013
  5. ^ [4], accessed Oct 24, 2013
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-29. Retrieved 2013-10-24.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link), accessed Oct 24, 2013
  7. ^ [5], accessed Oct 24, 2013
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-29. Retrieved 2013-10-24.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link), accessed Oct 24, 2013
  9. ^ [6], accessed Oct 24, 2013
  10. ^ [7], accessed Oct 24, 2013
  11. ^ [8], accessed Oct 29, 2013