Frequently Asked Questions

Below are answers to frequently asked questions. If you cannot find the information you are looking for, please get in touch with us by emailing our Journals team.

How do I purchase a journal subscription?

Go to the journal homepage and click on the link under the Access/Subscribe tab or contact our distributor Turpin directly at

What kinds of subscriptions are there?

Individual Subscriptions include online-only access. Print issues are available for purchase. Please contact our distributor at

Institutional subscriptions are for libraries and include online access and print copies. If you wish to purchase an institutional subscription please see our Librarians resource page.

I only want one journal issue.

Unfortunately, we do not offer online access to single journal issues. However, our online-only individual and student subscription rates are made affordable:

Individual Rate (Online-Only)

Student Rate (Online-Only)
*must include valid student ID

Does Berghahn offer membership subscriptions?

Berghahn offers membership subscriptions for society-affiliated journals. For complete membership details and online access please visit the individual journal homepages.

*For online access to Projections, please visit the Society for Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image's membership page (SCSMI members).

I need information about your license agreement.

Berghahn Journals supports the NISO-sponsored SERU initiative (Shared Electronic Resource Understanding). Institutions registered with the NISO/SERU and wishing to subscribe to any Berghahn Journal may forego a traditional licensing agreement and operate under SERU Recommended Practices and should notify Berghahn accordingly.

If a license is required, please refer to the standard Berghahn Journals license agreement:

View the 2018 Academic License agreement (PDF)

Any questions should be directed to:

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How do I access journal articles?

  • Subscribe to the journal
  • Pay-Per-View
    • Purchase individual articles via their abstract page
  • Rent articles via DeepDyve (
  • Library Institution Subscription
    • Your library may have a subscription or have access through databases like JSTOR, Ebsco, and ProQuest. Recommending journals to your library is highly encouraged. Each journal has a recommendation form under its Access/Subscribe tab.
  • Open Access

Where do I access journal content?

All content published by Berghahn Journals is available on

Can I purchase back issues or single issues?

Yes. Back issues and single print issues are available to purchase for most journals. Please contact our distributor to purchase at

Is post-cancellation access available?

Yes, Berghahn Journals provides post-cancellation access for institutional subscribers to issues of the journal published during the term of the subscription. We work with CLOCKSS, LOCKSS, and Portico. We also have an option to continue to host on the Berghahn Online site for a fee.

Does Berghahn participate in the major search and discovery services?

Yes, content published in Berghahn Journals is indexed by Scopus, Web of Science, ERIH, Ebsco, JSTOR, ProQuest, Cengage, and relevant discipline-specific abstracting and indexing services. Discovery services will be updated with content URLs.

In what formats is journal content available online?

Subscribers may access PDF journal content on our new online platform. Full text HTML versions of articles will be available soon for articles from 2016 to the present.

What digital preservation arrangements have been made to ensure published content is available in perpetuity?

Berghahn Journals will continue its participation in trusted third-party archive programs (CLOCKSS, LOCKSS, and Portico).

How do I log in to the Access Management System?

Please go to: to login to the Access Management System (AMS). If you have not yet been provided these credentials, please contact

What information is available on the Access Management System (AMS)?

  • IP addresses: If IPs need to be updated, please contact Turpin.
  • Subscriptions
  • Contact Information
  • COUNTER Reporting
  • An option to update OpenURL details

What is Berghahn's EZ Proxy Stanza?

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What do librarians need to do on the Berghahn Online site?

Librarians will gain administrative access to the Access Management System, through which they can download COUNTER reports. If you have not yet been provided the details for creating and logging into this account, please contact

What can I access with a subscription to a Berghahn Journal?

With a current institutional subscription, customers will have access to the entire back archive of the subscribed journal for duration of their subscription.


If you have additional questions, please review this FAQ, or contact us at

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