Free trial for librarians

Explore all Royal Society journal articles across the physical and life sciences since 1665. Our library trial allows your researchers and students to read hundreds of articles among many subjects including: 

You can also enjoy the latest science on vital topics such as climatology, oceanography, and ecology.

Email to arrange a free library trial. The trial lasts for two months and includes access to the admin portal so you can explore the tools available to manage your account before you purchase. 

Setting up a trial is a manual process and we usually process them to begin at the start of the calendar month. We'll need your name, email address, institution name, country and IP ranges in order to set up the trial.

If you are a researcher in need of a specific article quickly, you can use the pay per view option available on every article page. Researchers in developing countries may have free access.