Project MUSE offers access to both current and archival content from hundreds of prestigious peer-reviewed scholarly journals, across a large range of subjects within the humanities and social sciences. More than 200 not-for-profit publishers produce the journals on the MUSE platform, including university presses, scholarly societies, research institutes, academic departments, and independent titles. Most of the journals are made available to school libraries in our curated MUSE Premium Collection, at a price deeply discounted from that paid by large academic research institutions. Many journals are also available for institutional single title subscriptions on the MUSE platform, and a new bundle of hosted journals - titles not available via any curated collection - is now available.
Subscriptions operate on a calendar year term; all subscriptions expire on December 31. Subscriptions that begin after January 31 will be pro-rated for the remainder of the calendar year. There are no rolling subscription terms. Consortium subscription arrangements are available.
School libraries considering a MUSE Premium Journal Collection subscription may:
Many journals are available for single title subscriptions on the MUSE platform. Some of these journals are also available in the MUSE collections, while others available only for single title subscription. Subscriptions may be placed through most major agents, and some titles may be ordered directly with the Johns Hopkins University Press Journals Division, which provides fulfillment services for single titles on the MUSE platform. Other titles must be ordered directly from the publisher. Learn more about single title subscription availability, pricing, policies, and procedures.
The Project MUSE Journals PLUS+ Package (formerly called Premium Plus) provides access to a large bundle of titles that are part of the journal hosting program on the MUSE platform. These titles are not included in any of the curated MUSE Journal Collections. Subscriptions to the PLUS+ Package run on a calendar year, in sync with subscriptions to MUSE's curated journal collections, and may be ordered and renewed via the same channels. Libraries that subscribe to both the MUSE Premium Collection, and the PLUS+ package, will have access to current content, plus all available backfiles, for all but a handful of the journals on the MUSE platform.