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Free access to Sage Journals

Sage offers journalists free access to the articles in all of our 1,100 journals upon request.

Please complete the following form to request access, or contact for more information:

Article access for your readers

We also provide paywall-free links to the Sage articles you cite so your audience can read the underlying scholarship for free. To get a paywall-free link to an article in Sage journals, please email with the name of the article and the journal one business day ahead of the publication of your article.    

Sage has pledged to improve access to our research both to bridge the gap between high-quality research and policy, practice, and media, and to enhance the public's understanding and awareness of science.

Interested in hearing about the latest scientific developments as they’re published? Sign up for email alerts via our Table of Contents, OnlineFirst, and search alerts:

If you are not affiliated with a media organization but are interested in accessing an article, please see this blog post for tips and tricks on how to access and read relevant research.

Our guidelines here outline the types of requests already pre-approved, what version of a paper can be shared where, and how to secure appropriate permissions for any content you wish to republish.