Wikipedia:American Psychiatric Association

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The American Psychiatric Association is the largest psychiatric organization in the world.

APA are providing access to PsychiatryOnline, containing books and journals on a range of topics in psychiatry.

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  • You have an account that is a minimum of 6 months old
  • You have a minimum of 500 edits to the encyclopedia
  • You do not already have access to this resource through another library or institution
  • You have made at least 10 edits to Wikimedia projects in the last month
  • You are not currently blocked from editing Wikipedia

If you don't quite meet the experience requirements but think you would still be a strong candidate for access, feel free to apply and you may be considered

Expectations

Approved editors may

  • Search, view, retrieve, and display portions of restricted content;
  • Electronically save portions of restricted content;
  • Print out single copies of portions of restricted content;

Approved editors will not

  • Share their account logins or passwords with others, or sell their access to other parties
  • Mass scrape or mass download American Psychiatric Association content
  • Systematically make printed or electronic copies of multiple extracts of restricted content available for any purpose.
  • Datamine metadata without permission, in order, for instance, to use metadata for auto-created stub articles.
  • Violate any terms and conditions which appear on the particular pages of the American Psychiatric Association website they are accessing.
  • Display individual excerpts of content greater than 500 words.

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Citation

  • Editors should always provide original citation information in addition to linking to American Psychiatric Association resources, per WP:V and WP:SAYWHEREYOUGOTIT.
  • Editors should not provide bare links to restricted American Psychiatric Association pages
  • Note (subscription required) in the citation, where appropriate
  • Respect the copyright of American Psychiatric Association, in accordance with Wikipedia's copyright policy and their terms of use
  • Cite resources in line with the citation examples provided below or with the examples provided by American Psychiatric Association
Note that citation styles vary by article; editors can use the style most appropriate to the articles they are working with so long as the citations are complete.


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