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Library subscriptions

Since the first issue of Philosophical Transactions in 1665, publishing has been at the heart of the Royal Society’s mission. Our leading subscription and open access journals enable scientists to build communities of interest across subject boundaries. 

We are committed to broad coverage of all science, and specialise in publishing interdisciplinary research and the proceedings of scientific meetings. Top ranked universities from every region in the world subscribe to our peer reviewed journals, publish in our open access and hybrid titles, and have purchased perpetual access to our journals archive.  

If your institution already subscribes, find useful information to manage your account.

If you are thinking of subscribing to our journals, find out more about our pricing and packages

If your open access publishing is on the increase, explore the value and bespoke pricing of our open access membership programme.

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