Resources for subscribers

Originally launched in 1995, The BMJ's website contains all The BMJ's content back to 1840. All research articles in the archive are free; to access the remaining content, a subscription is required. To find out more about what you can view on the site, visit The BMJ's access options page.

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Personal subscriptions

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Single institution and consortia institutional subscriptions

BMJ Journals Online Collection contains over 30 leading specialty journals (thebmj.com is not part of this collection). thebmj.com, Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin (DTB), the BMJ Evidence Centre and BMJ Learning are all available to institutions, libraries, corporations, and consortia as separate subscriptions. For more information, please contact our consortia sales team.

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  • Managing your subscription

    The BMJ provides you with the resources to manage your subscription. If you forget your username or password or want to make amends to existing details, there are a range of resources that help both personal and institutional users to control subscription details.

    Individual article purchase

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    Reprints

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