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This page includes essential information about text and data mining, the JAMA Network Backfiles, metadata, and access for developing countries.

To access helpful tools for current site license customers and more information about JAMA Network products, please visit Resources for Librarians. There you will find downloadable marketing materials, the latest news, and much more.

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PSI IP Registry

JAMA Network is now using theIPregistry.org to authenticate access. Learn more and register your institution today.

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Text and Data Mining (TDM)

Effective February 1, 2019, AMA will permit Site Licensees and their Authorized Users to conduct text and data mining of metadata of the Licensed Material, subject to certain terms and conditions. This notice shall have the effect of modifying certain permitted and prohibited uses as defined in your institution's Site License.

Each Authorized User must agree to these text and data mining terms and they must recommit to them each time they begin a new search.

Access, read, and agree to our text and data mining Policy and License Agreement

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Institutional Purchase Options

Institutions have two straightforward ways to subscribe to journals in The JAMA Network—site license or print-only subscription. A site license offers the broadest possible access to groundbreaking research, medical news, and commentary published from 1998 forward. Print-only subscriptions are available on a title by title basis.

Learn more about accessing our journals

The AMA's tiered site license pricing structure is designed to be flexible and fair. Multi-campus universities and large hospital systems will find pricing options to fit their unique configurations and needs, while small schools and organizations will benefit from price tiers created specifically for their limited resources.

Download 2023 institutional pricing (PDF)

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The JAMA Network Backfiles collection includes every issue of JAMA & Archives Journals published from 1883 to 1997. This unusually rich digital archive features landmark articles that played a pivotal role in shaping the last century of medical research, clinical practice, and public health.

Learn more about The JAMA Network Backfiles

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Administrator Dashboard

Institutional administrators can use the Administrator Dashboard to set up and manage a wide range of important institutional account functions:

  • Download COUNTER reports
  • View current subscriptions

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My Account / Alerts

Librarians can manage their profile and email alerts using My Account. Alerts offered include:

  • Publication alerts
  • Search alerts
  • Topic alerts
  • Content alerts

Go to My Account

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Digital Archiving

We participate in CLOCKSS to ensure the long-term availability of our online content.

Visit the CLOCKSS Website

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Website Linking Help

Libraries requiring information on linking can consult the resources below:

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Catalog Data

Downloadable catalog data is provided in KBART format for all of our titles. We'll be adding additional data formats in the months ahead.


Knowledge Bases And Related Tools (KBART) is a joint initiative between UKSG and the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) that is exploring data problems within the OpenURL supply chain.

KBART's Phase I Recommended Practice (NISO RP-9-2010), published in January 2010, contains practical recommendations for the timely exchange of accurate metadata between content providers and knowledge base developers.

The catalog data below adheres to the KBART format recommendations.

AMA Current Titles (Full Text HTML Available):

AMA Backfiles(Full Text in PDF Only to 1883-1998):

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OpenAthens Access

The JAMA Network supports EduServ OpenAthens for seamless institutional access. This includes support for direct linking into specific articles using OpenAthens authenticated access URLs or Deep Links

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Access for Developing Countries

The journals of The JAMA Network participate in the World Health Organization's HINARI and AGORA Initiatives, which provide free or nearly free access for institutions in countries with per-capita GNP of less than $3000.

Visit the World Health Organization Website

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EZProxy Stanzas

The JAMA Network has simplified its URL patterns in a platform redesign. After updating any Starting Point URLs referencing legacy subdomains (e.g. archderm.jamanetwork.com), you may remove those lines from your existing stanza. Redirects are in place from such URLs to the new platform.

EZProxy Stanzas

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