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DSM-5 / PsychiatryOnline Renewal 2020-2021

Response Deadline: 
August 31, 2020

Subscription Term


January 1, 2021


December 31, 2021

Renewal pricing is now available for DSM-5 Library (DSM-5), PsychiatryOnline Core (POL Core), PsychiatryOnline Premium (POL Premium), and DSM Legacy Collection (DSM Legacy) and Psychotherapy Library. There has been no increase over 2019/2020 pricing.

There are six total options:

  • DSM5 – 3 DSM current edition textbooks, and the Spanish Edition of the Desk Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria From DSM‐5
  • Psychiatry Online (POL) Core – DSM5 current edition, Spanish Edition of the Desk Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria From DSM‐5, and 3 journals - American Journal of Psychiatry, Psychiatric Services, and Psychiatric News
  • PsychiatryOnline (POL) Premium – Complete package of current DSM5, books, and journals
  • Psychotherapy Library is available for subscription
  • The American Journal of Psychotherapy is also available as a single title subscription
  • The Introductory Textbook of Psychiatry (7th edition)  is also a single title subscription

These collections are made available to e-HLbc member institutions through a national site license negotiated on behalf of Consortia Canada. Libraries that are members of BC ELN and COPPUL are asked to send their responses to BC ELN. 


2020 Updates:

New title available as a single title purchase - The Introductory Textbook of Psychiatry (7th edition) 

All journal content over 12 months old and back to 1998 is permanently available without a license. Please remember that this applies to journal content only. Book content does not offer perpetual access rights.

The mobile app is not included in the subscription, users can download the mobile app using iTunes. 


IP Authentication
Remote Access
Unlimited Access

Additional Information

More information about the DSM-5 / PsychiatryOnline features and content is available at:


Unlimited simultaneous Internet access.

EZproxy is supported.

Perpetual Access:

From the license:  “In the event that Licensee does not renew a subscription, journal content from PsychiatryOnline will be available to licensee on a rolling 12-month embargo basis. Thus, if licensee does not renew after December, journal content from the previous 12 months and going back to January 1997 shall be available to licensee. Non-journal content from PsychiatryOnline shall not be available to licensee after non-renewal or cancellation. Perpetual access applies to journal content only.”

Additional information:

The mobile is not included in the subscription.

Questions? Contact: 
Reba Ouimet