Access, Subscription Information and Free Trials
The John Johnson Collection has been created with support from the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) through its Digitisation Programme, and is available free of charge to all UK universities, further education institutions, schools and public libraries.
The John Johnson Collection has been created with support from the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) through its Digitisation Programme, and is available free of charge to all UK universities, further education institutions, schools and public libraries. If you are a librarian at a UK institution and you would like your own institutional account set up, allowing you to track your institutions usage of the John Johnson Collection, then please contact your customer service representative.
If you are an individual located in the UK you can access the John Johnson Collection via the UK free access link on the index page.
Library and higher education institutions outside the UK
We welcome subscriptions to the John Johnson Collection from universities and other higher education institutions as well as public and special libraries. If you belong to such an institution and would like to access the collection, please ask your librarian to request a free trial subscription by following the instructions below.
If you do not attend a higher education institution, we would be pleased to set up a free trial at your nearest public library. The librarian or information officer should contact us by following the relevant link below and completing a trial request form.
Please note that it is very rare for us to set up free trial access for individuals. Individual pricing is not available and all trial requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The John Johnson Collection is aimed at the educational and library market and is priced accordingly. We reserve the right to refuse a trial subscription.
Requesting a trial
If you would like to request free trial access to the John Johnson Collection, please complete our trial request form by clicking one of the links below.
The John Johnson Collection is listed on the trial request form under the headings History & Politics and Humanities and Social Sciences. Click the checkbox next to the product in the list to add it to your trial request.