How to Subscribe

Institutions and organisations

Arcadian Library Online is available for purchase by institutions on a perpetual access basis.

For pricing, a full list of content and trials please contact our sales team directly:


Recommend this product to your librarian. Download a full list of texts included in the History of Science and Medicine collection and PDF guide to Arcadian Library Online for librarians.


We offer individual and corporate subscriptions to Arcadian Library Online. If you are interested in purchasing access, please contact arcadianlibraryonline@bloomsbury.com for more information.

Help with subscriptions

Do you provide MARC records?

MARC records are provided at no additional cost. These are full AACR2-compliant records in MARC21 format, which include:

Please Contact Us to provide you with the MARC records of the Arcadian Library Online collections.

Do you provide usage statistics? What version of COUNTER do you support?

Arcadian Library Online provides COUNTER 4 compliant usage statistics. These are available to account administrators through our access management system, SAMs via the Administration Portal.

How do I check my allowed IPs?

You can check your IP ranges in SAMs, our access management system, under “Account Details,” “Credentials,” and “IP Ranges”.

You can add your institution’s logo in SAMs, our access management system, under “Account Details” and “Preferences”.

Can you provide any promotional materials for my library?

Promotional materials for libraries are available upon request via the Contact Us form.

Can users print and download from Arcadian Library Online?

Site users are able to print the full text HTML of articles and print or download individual watermarked JPEGs of archival images.

Can users save favourite searches and content?

Yes, users can sign up to create a personal account to save searches and content.

Can users view recently viewed items?

Yes, users can view recently viewed items.