Help Topic: Home page

The homepage is your central source of updated information on Cambridge Journals Online. You can easily return to this page from anywhere in the site by clicking the 'Cambridge Journals Online' logo on the top left-hand side of the page or the 'Home' link that always appears at the beginning of the navigational 'breadcrumb trail'.

Register for an Account

To take advantage of all the personalisation features of Cambridge Journals Online, and to get access to the Account Administrator's menu if you are your organisation's Account Administrator, you need to register and be logged in. To register for the first time, click the gold 'Register for an Account' button at the top left of the page and follow the instructions.

Log in

If you have already registered, log in by clicking on the gold 'Log in' button at the top right hand side of the page. This will bring up three options, allowing you to log in by using your Cambridge Journals Online username or email address and password, or by using your Athens or institutional log ins (see related Help topics for more information). If you have forgotten your password, the log-in box has a 'Forgot your password?' link at the bottom which allows you to choose to receive either your password reminder or a temporary username and password that will allow you to re-set your registration details.


There are a number of ways you can find specific journals content from the homepage (or from any page within Cambridge Journals Online.

- Quick Search

- Cite Search

- Advanced Search

- CrossRef Search

Refer to related Help topics for more information on all of these different features.

Browse journals

You can browse Cambridge Journals from the home page:

- by clicking on the 'Browse' button at the top of the page

- by using the 'Browse Journals' drop-down menu in the middle of the page

- or by clicking on either the 'Browse by Title' or 'Browse by Subject' buttons immediately beneath the drop-down 'Browse Journals' menu

The 'Browse' button at the top of the page and the drop-down 'Browse Journals' menu both allow you to browse:

- 'By Title'

- 'By Subject'

- 'Subscribed To' ie those journals whose contents you have access to because either your library subscribes or you have a personal subscription.

- 'Free Content' ie those journals, volumes, issues or articles that are available free of charge on Cambridge Journals Online.

- RSS/Atom feeds are syndication formats for Cambridge Journals content.

Refer to related Help topics for more information on these different options.

My Cambridge Journals Online

If you are a registered user of Cambridge Journals Online and have logged in you will see a 'My Cambridge Journals Online' panel at the top left of the home page. This will display the name under which you are logged in and will give you access to a 'My CJO links' drop-down menu. This menu allows you to customise Cambridge Journals Online; to buy pay-per-view articles; view saved articles, bookmarks and searches; change your registration details; and configure content alert settings, favourite journals and subjects. Activation of individual subscriptions and society subscriptions can also be done here. Please refer to related Help topics for more information.

Account Administrator

If you are registered as your organisation's Account Administrator, you will also see an 'Account Administrator Links' drop-down menu. Account Administrators can configure IPs, manage remote users, activate organisational subscriptions and view all details of their subscriptions, create URL resolvers, update their organisation's information, view usage statistics, receive expiry alerts and use the online print issue claim form. Please refer to related Help topics for more information for more information.

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