Library Access/Subscriptions

Berghahn Journals online

  • Newly published issues are already fully accessible to active library subscribers via IP address.
  • Libraries have full access to the online archive for the duration of their active subscription.

Online access provides a range of benefits:

  • Free searching and browsing of all Berghahn Journals content;
  • A robust, stable platform with industry-standard tools and state-of-the-art features, including ToC alerts and RSS feeds as new issues are posted;
  • Live OpenURL compliant links to and from major Indexing and Abstracting resources;
  • Comprehensive end-user advantages including saved searches, social bookmarking and citation manager exports.


For subscriptions and claims, please contact Turpin Distribution directly.

Any technical difficulties in accessing subscribed content should be referred to Berghahn in the first instance:

Access Options


If your library does not subscribe to a particular journal, please fill out a recommendation form which is located on the homepages of all Berghahn Journals. Institutional subscriptions give library patrons full and free access to the journal's archive for the duration of an active subscription.


Single print issues can be purchased directly from Berghahn for current issues as well as for issues from volumes going back two years. For older issues, please contact Periodicals Service Company.  Single online issues are not yet available, but online articles can be purchased in a number of different ways.


Berghahn is partnered with JSTOR to offer online content for several of our journals with more titles to be released over the coming years. Back issues older than three years have been digitized and made available; they can be accessed through those libraries with subscriptions to the entire collection or those specific collections in which the journals are placed.


Berghahn works with EbscoJSTORProquest, and Cengage to make the full-text of back issues for most Berghahn journals available across a range of databases.

"Get It Now" from Copyright Clearance Center

This service offers an attractive alternative to interlibrary loan (ILL) by providing library patrons with the immediate fulfillment of full-text articles from unsubscribed journals through a cost-effective, and easy-to-use application integrated into the library's ILL or online catalog. Please contact your librarian about this option.