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Journal requests:
Free access to high-quality paid journals and databases

Partnership program[edit]

The Wikipedia Library partners with publishers, database providers, and online archives to help you get better access to reliable sources. They donate, you sign up, and you get free access for a year!

How to request a journal[edit]

Find the journal you want. To see a full list of available signups across all Wikipedias, see our:

All Wikipedias
On this Wikipedia

We have access to the following journals in our language. When you sign up, please indicate some of your past work, and what you intend to use the resource for. To sign up, see:


Do you have an idea for another journal we should have? Suggest it below!

Criteria for requests[edit]

  • You are an active editor with at least a 6 month-old account
  • You have made at least 500 edits
  • You're not currently blocked
  • You are recently active in content writing, research, and/or verification work
  • You will need to have a confirmed email address to participate.

By applying, you understand and agree that your name and email address may be shared with representatives of the Wikimedia Foundation, The Wikipedia Library, and our partners. While Wikipedia Library coordinators are volunteers (not employees or contractors of the Wikimedia Foundation or partner organisations), they have signed confidentiality agreements with the Wikimedia Foundation with regards to the personal information they may handle for the Wikipedia Library.

What happens next?[edit]

A Wikipedia Library Account Coordinator will process your request.

  • If your request meets the criteria, they will approve the request and update the status.
  • The coordinator will then contact you to ask for your email address and/or to give you access codes for your journal.
  • The coordinator will share your request information with the global Wikipedia Library coordinators in order to set up your access.

Come back when you need another journal, or your account expires!

Suggest a journal[edit]

Journal 1 I'd like to have[edit]

Journal 2 I'd like to have[edit]