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Producer American Psychological Association (United States)
History 1986-2000[1]
Providers APA PsycNET
Cost subscription
Disciplines Psychology
Record depth Index & abstract
Format coverage Books
Geospatial coverage Worldwide
Print edition
ISSN 1075-3060

PsycLIT was a CD-ROM version of Psychological Abstracts. It was merged into the PsycINFO online database in 2000.[2] PsycLIT contained citations and abstracts to journal articles, and summaries of English-language chapters and books in psychology, as well as behavioral information from sociology, linguistics, medicine, law, psychiatry, and anthropology.

It was one of a number of databases indexing psychological research papers and journals. Others included PsycINFO, Psychological Abstracts, Ulrich International Periodical Directory, PUBLIST (The Internet Directory Publications), ISSN International, PSICODOC, the ISOC database PSEDISOC, CSIC-RISO, CIRBIC-REVISTAS, COMPLUDOC Social Sciences Citation Index and the Institute for Scientific Information (Thomson-ISI).


  1. ^ PsycINFO's Growth
  2. ^ "APA announces PsycINFO changes". Information Today. December 2000. Retrieved 2009-02-25.