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1)  What is our homepage for e-content? or

2) If a university has subsidiaries in other countries, does the subscription price also apply to all branches?

In principle, yes, but please specify when ordering.

3) Are there any restrictions on IP ranges/number of possible users?


4) What are the general licence conditions?

The general licence conditions can be found here.

In addition, there is a framework agreement (Niso) which Harrassowitz has signed and which is used as a basis in conjunction with the other signatories (mainly American libraries and subscription agencies).

5) Will the contents remain accessible after termination and which volumes are included in the subscription?

Yes, the volumes already paid for remain accessible

Central Asiatic Journal 52-63 (from 2008)

Journal of Asian History 42-55 (from 2008)

Mediterranean Language Review 18-27 (from 2011)

Sasanian Studies - Late Antique Iranian World 1 (from 2022)

Vienna Slavic Yearbook. New Series 1-8 (from 2013)

Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft 160-171 (from 2010)

Journal of Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Law 1-26 (from 1995)

Journal of Arabic Linguistics 52-73 (from 2010)

Journal of Balkanology - Zeitschrift für Balkanologie 38-56 (from 2002)

The next journal to be submitted as e-journal is Welt der Slaven (planned for the end of January 2023).

5) When can e-books follow?

Planned from the middle of 2023.

6) What are the advantages of subscribing to several journals at the same time?

As before with JSTOR, the advantage remains at 15% if at least 8 journals are purchased at the same time.

7) What happens with delayed journal issues that are no longer delivered by JSTOR, e.g. the 2nd issue of the Journal of Balkanology -Zeitschrift für Balkanologie (ZFB)?

JSTOR will no longer accept new journals from us as of the end of December 21. Since the second issue of the ZFB (Jg. 57, Heft 2) has not yet appeared, we will make it available to subscribers as soon as it is published.

8) What are the subscription options for subscribers?

a) Print only (no change, invoiced on publication of the volume or the 1st issue)
b) Print and e-combination (invoicing at the beginning of the year, delivery on publication)
c) E-only (charged at the beginning of the year)

9) How is access to the purchased content established?

For libraries via the IP range, for private customers via password access.

10)  Are usage statistics provided?

We offer following usage statistics for library administrators, which can be requested and evaluated independently:

  • Number of successful full-text downloads by month and journal title
  • Number of successful full-text downloads by publication year - YOP - and journal title

Library administrators must actively register on our site and will be activated as soon as the library has confirmed the registration to the publisher.

11) Open URL





Parameters Description:

genre: "journal" or "book
issn: print ISSN
eissn: online ISSN
date: year of publication
volume: volume number
title: title of the publication
issue: issue number
spage; start page of the article

12) EZ Proxy

OCLC maintains a database stanza to provide access to specific e-resources in EZproxy: