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Consortia Subscriptions

Offerings from Sage for Library Consortia

In response to research and feedback from our market, including discussions with the library community, Sage has expanded its offerings to consortia customers. We now provide all of the following purchase options to library consortia. 

Gold OA journals are not included in Sage packages. For library customers selecting packages, simply select both the Sage package you have purchased and the All Gold OA package to maintain access.

Find a full list of Gold OA journals from Sage at

Sage Journals

Sage Premier provides access to more than 950 Sage journal titles in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology, and Medicine with complimentary access back to 1999, where available, while a current subscription is maintained. 

For more information about Sage Premier, visit the Sage Premier page.

Sage Deep Backfile Package includes the content of a journal from its first issue through the last issue of 1998 and the following:

  • Electronic access to more than 650 journals and 950,000 articles
  • Highly-ranked content in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology, and Medicine
  • Perpetual online access to material which was previously available exclusively in print (hosting fees apply)
  • Flexible pricing and licensing options (lease or purchase individual titles or the entire package)

For more information about Sage's backfile purchase and lease options, please visit the Sage Deep Backfile Package page.

Sage Humanities and Social Science (HSS) Package provides access to more than 750 journals in the humanities and social sciences fields, with 75% ranked in the Journal Citation Reports (Source: Clarivate, 2023*). Complimentary access is provided back to 1999 while a current subscription is maintained.

For more information about the Sage HSS Package, please visit the Sage HSS Package page.

Sage Science, Technology, and Medicine Packages provide access to more than 330+ journals, 82% ranked in the Journal Citation Reports (Source: Clarivate 2023*) with complimentary access back to 1999, where available, while a current subscription is maintained, in the following 3 packages:

Visit packages pages for more information

Clinical Medicine: 165+ journals

Health Sciences: 240+ journals

*Source: Journal Citation Reports ™ from Clarivate, 2024. Our comprehensive journal metrics pages cover metrics from Journal Citation Reports, Scopus, and Google Scholar, as well as full-text usage and abstract and indexing services, among others. Authors and readers can see article metrics for every article we publish, including article usage and citations from Crossref and Web of Science. Visit the Sage DORA page for more information on our commitments to publishing impactful research.

Sage Knowledge

Sage eBooks and eReference

Sage Knowledge is the ultimate social sciences digital library for students, researchers, and faculty. With more than 4,400 titles, it includes an expansive range of Sage eBook and eReference content, including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development titles, and more. Sage Knowledge brings together high-quality content from across our imprints.

View the full list of titles here

Users will benefit from the following functionality - developed in partnership with faculty, librarians, and students:

  • Online access to 4,400+ titles, including 545+ key reference works
  • User-friendly interface
  • Full text HTML display
  • Book portal pages
  • Table of contents navigation
  • Email Chapter Link and Share features for social sites
  • Ability to easily change text size
  • Chapter print and PDF download options
  • Citation options including export to End Note, RefWorks and other citation manager software

Flexible purchasing

Sage Knowledge offers flexible pricing models within collections designed to meet different needs.

  • Full collection + annual top ups
  • Book collection + annual top ups
  • Reference collection + annual top ups
  • Subject collections + annual top ups
  • Reference mix and match title-by-title
  • Subscription option

For pricing and information on Sage's electronic products for library consortia, please contact your regional Library/Consortia Sales Manager.