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Since the first issue of Philosophical Transactions in 1665, publishing has been at the heart of the Royal Society’s mission. Our leading hybrid 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 cross disciplinary research and the proceedings of Royal Society scientific meetings. Top ranked universities from every region in the world

For an introduction to who and what we publish, download the 2023 journals catalogue.

If you want to discuss a Read & Publish agreement or transformative deal, find out your tailored price.

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

Explore the value and bespoke pricing of our open access membership.

Our Royal Society Open Access Equity scheme supports tens of thousands of researchers based in over 100 low- and middle-income countries and territories. Visit our dedicated webpage for a full list of countries and territories with free access and/or automatic APC waivers.

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Existing customers

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

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