Palgrave Macmillan journals for institutions

Palgrave Macmillan is an innovative, responsive, and visible presence in global academic and scholarly publishing within the social sciences and humanities. 

Palgrave Macmillan journals are available to institutional customers as licensed electronic subscriptions, print-only subscriptions, and one-time archive purchases.

Palgrave Macmillan journal licenses

Institutional online access to Palgrave Macmillan journals is available via a license agreement. Titles can be licensed through a variety of flexible options – one at a time or in one of our journal packages.

A license to Palgrave Macmillan journals allows you to provide your users with immediate access to groundbreaking articles. Once set up, access for site licenses is controlled via IP authentication. This means that when you are set up with your site license, your users will have automatic access for all IP address ranges, including proxy servers

  • Users benefit from the functionality and convenience of unlimited, concurrent access with no DRM restrictions via IP authentication.
  • Institutional clients secure their investment with continuing access rights, COUNTER-compliant usage statistics, and the services of our account development team including implementation & discoverability assistance, trainings & campus events, and promotion & awareness.

For more information about our license agreements and a custom quote based on your requirements or for a free trial, please contact your local Sales Representative.

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Palgrave Macmillan print subscriptions

Institutional print subscriptions are available via an agent or one of our fulfillment teams. Please see Order contact information

Archival issues of Palgrave Macmillan journals

A license to a Palgrave Macmillan journal includes additional access to back files during the terms of the license. Full text access to all content can be included in a site license with a one-time payment and archived content can be purchased as individual years. Continuing rights apply and no annual fee is required while a subscriber has an active site license.

For additional information, please contact your local Sales Representative.