September 9, 2013

American Psychological Association Announces the Release of APA PsycNET® Mobile

APA's newest mobile app with APA PsycNET® Mobile features key functionality from the full version of the APA PsycNET web interface with the flexibility and convenience of mobile portability.

WASHINGTON — The American Psychological Association introduces the newest addition to its suite of mobile apps with APA PsycNET® Mobile. This free app is available for both Apple and Android devices, and features key functionality from the full version of the APA PsycNET web interface with the flexibility and convenience of mobile portability. 

APA PsycNET Mobile enables users to search and access content from the text-based APA databases and eBook products that they subscribe to. Users can search by keyword, browse by title or author, or use the Citation Finder tool to quickly find specific references. If authenticated for full-text database access, users can also download PDFs of available documents for online and offline reading. Additional functionality allows for exporting of results to popular citation management tools, filtering results (by year or age group), saving search parameters, and emailing selected records. 

APA PsycNET Mobile benefits a number of different user types, including APA PsycNET Gold, Gold Plus and Platinum subscribers, individual subscribers to APA journals, librarians, faculty and students on campuses with APA PsycNET access, as well as non-subscribers. The app is available as a free download from the App Store or Google Play.

The American Psychological Association, in Washington, D.C., is the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States and is the world's largest association of psychologists. APA's membership includes more than 137,000 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students. Through its divisions in 54 subfields of psychology and affiliations with 60 state, territorial and Canadian provincial associations, APA works to advance the creation, communication and application of psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve people's lives.