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Cambridge University Press - Cambridge Journals Online

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Joined: 2006

Type: Online Journals Database

Content Overview

Full text of over 380 Cambridge University Press Online Journals.

Title Listing

Open Access Content

Open Access Journals

Free online access

  • English Profile Journal

  • Microscopy Today

    Cambridge University Press is actively engaged with Open Access (OA). They publish a number of Gold OA journals and books and work with publishing partners such as learned societies to develop OA in different communities. Over 200 Cambridge Journals acrossmore than 30 subject areas accept Open Access contributions alongside regular submissions as hybrid journals.

    Cambridge Core contains:

  • Over 2,700 OA Articles

  • Over 200 Hybrid OA Journals including 50 society owned OA hybrid journals

  • 17 fully OA journals (as above)

Subject Strengths

  • Politics
  • Linguistics
  • Social Science
  • Humanities
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Medicine

Service Strengths

  • Cambridge University Press is the publishing division of the prestigious University of Cambridge.

  • Journal content is hosted on the innovative and user-centric platform, Cambridge Core

  • Cambridge Core is a fast, intuitive platform with a high-performing powerful search function

  • The platform is fully responsive and optimised for all devices

  • Cambridge Core offers extensive tools for researchers including

    • Easy export of citations with over 7,500 citation styles using the RefME widget
    • Save searches and bookmark content for easy access at a later date
    • Download multiple PDFs, send to Dropbox, Google Drive and Kindle
    • View content in a new way with the HTML Cambridge Core Reader, providing the distraction free reading experience of PDF whilst maintaining all the benefits of HTML functionality
  • A fast, accurate search function including facetted search, US and UK English search terms, title match and contextual search within a subject area or individual journal

  • Free detailed abstracts, table of contents and email alerts for users

  • Access to full text of current and archived articles for subscribers.

  • Reference linking to Cross Ref

  • COUNTER4 usage statistics available to institution and country administrators

  • Perpetual access to journals from the subscription period

  • Cambridge University Press is the oldest printing and publishing house in the world and is a registered not-for-profit educational charity.

Impact Factors

Impact Factors (IF) across all Cambridge journals increased by an average of 16.9% in the 2015 the 2015 Journal Citation Reports® (JCR). Behavioral and Brain Sciences (BBS) was one of four journals that were placed top of their categories, the others being International Organization, Acta Numerica, and Theory and Practice of Logic Programming. Two journals received their first IF: Primary Health Care Research & Development and Animal Health Research Reviews. The number of Cambridge journals now indexed have increased to 221.

Overall, 15 Cambridge journals sit within the top 5 journals in their categories. 38 journals within the top 10 of their categories, and 72 journals in the top 20.

Usage Guides

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Full text of 380 leading journals from Cambridge University Press, covering a wide range of disciplines in the humanities, social sciences and STM.

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Administration Information

If you wish to register as an Account Administrator for your institution, please register for an individual account on Cambridge Core. Once logged in, fill out the request for an organisation account here . This will then be approved by Cambridge Core technical support. Once your administrator account is activated, you’ll be able to view your organisation's profile and download usage statistics.


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Usage statistics are COUNTER4 compliant and can be viewed by those who have registered as the Account Administrator for their organisation or consortium when logged in to Cambridge Core. It is possible to have an Administrator at country-wide level and one for each institution. Country coordinators who have registered as the Administrator can view usage for all the institutions in their country.

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