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Content and Terms Paid Journal Subscriptions Free Journal Trial Access Paid Book Purchases Notes
Available to institutions Yes Yes Yes  
Available to individuals No No No 
Term

Calendar year. Jan 1 - Dec 31.

No rolling terms.

45-day trial. No more than one trial in a 24-month period. Permanent from day of purchase.  
Mid-year access Pricing is pro-rated by month for subscriptions beginning after February 15. N/A Purchases may be made any time throughout the year. Book Collections may be purchased throughout the year.
Mid-year upgrades Allowed. Pricing pro-rated by date of upgrade. N/A Additional collections may be purchased at any time.  
Complete content access Full-text access provided to all available volumes of all journals included in the subscribed collection(s). Full-text access provided to all available volumes of all journals included in the collection(s) being trialed. Full-text access to all books within the purchased collection. 
Content embargo No embargoes on MUSE journals. No embargoes on MUSE journals. N/A 
Access and Usage Paid Journal Subscriptions Free Journal Trial Access Paid Book Purchases Notes
IP Access Supported Supported Supported  
Referring URL Supported Supported Supported  
Proxy Server Supported Supported Supported  
Login/Password Not supported Not supported Not supported  
Mobile Devices Supported Supported Supported Mobile access on any PDF-compatible device.
Shibboleth Supported Supported Supported

1.3 supported.

Member of:

Gakunin (Japan)

HEAL-Link (Greece)

IDEM (Italy)

InCommon (US)

SURFNet (Netherlands)

UK Access Management Federation (United Kingdom)

SIR (Spain)

SWITCHaai (Switzerland)

Unlimited Usage Allowed Allowed Allowed  
Limit on simultaneous users None None None  
COUNTER usage statistics Compliant with Release 4 of the COUNTER Code of Practice (COP). Reports available on 14th of each month. Not provided. Compliant with Release 4 of the COUNTER Code of Practice (COP). Reports available on the 14th of each month. Compliant. Release 4 of the COUNTER Code of Practice for e-Resources (covers both journals and books). COUNTER 3 statistics will continue to be offered throughout 2014. Reports available on the 14th of each month.

SUSHI

(Z39.93-2007)

Supported Supported Supported  
Abuse Monitoring Supported, institution notified, and access disabled to offending IP address(es). Supported, institution notified, and access disabled to offending IP address(es). Supported, institution notified, and access disabled to offending IP address(es).  
Section 508 Accessibility Partially compliant Partially compliant Partially compliant  
Institution name display Available Available Available An institution may customize wording for how their name should appear. Send email to: muse@press.jhu.edu
Discoverability Paid Journal Subscriptions Free Journal Trial Access Paid Book Purchases Notes
CrossRef Participant Participant Participant Ongoing deposits of MUSE content.
DOI (Digital Object Identifier) MUSE participates in CrossRef. MUSE participates in CrossRef. MUSE participates in CrossRef.  
LCSH (Library of Congress Subject Headings) Assigned to all articles and reviews. Assigned to all articles and reviews. Assigned to all chapters.  
Search plugin Available Available Available  
OAI (Open Archives Initiative) Supported Supported Supported  
OAIster Contributor Contributor Contributor  
Open URL Supported Supported Supported Versions 0.1 and 1.0
Z39.50 Supported Supported Supported  
Unicode Compliant Compliant Compliant  
RSS feeds Available Available Available  
Email Alerts Available Available Available