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Cambridge University Press is a publisher of academic journals and e-books in a variety of subject areas. They are offering access to two collections: Cambridge Journals Online and Cambridge Books Online. For more information see their website.

There are up to 25 one-year accounts available to Wikipedians through this partnership.


  • You have an account that is a minimum of 6 months old
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  • You do not already have access to this resource through another library or institution
  • You have made at least 10 edits to Wikimedia projects in the last month
  • You are not currently blocked from editing Wikipedia

If you don't quite meet the experience requirements but think you would still be a strong candidate for access, feel free to apply and you may be considered


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  • Print out single copies of portions of restricted content;

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  • Datamine metadata without permission, in order, for instance, to use metadata for auto-created stub articles.
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  • Editors should always provide original citation information in addition to linking to Cambridge University Press resources.
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  • Make efforts to provide full citation information in line with the citation examples provided below, or with the examples provided by Cambridge University Press, where possible
Note that citation styles vary by article, and using every parameter in the example is not a requirement of access; editors can use the style most appropriate to the articles or projects they are working on.


{{cite journal|last1=Fox|first1=Jo|title=Careless Talk: Tensions within British Domestic Propaganda during the Second World War|journal=The Journal of British Studies|date=21 December 2012|volume=51|issue=04|pages=936–966|doi=10.1086/666741|url=}}{{subscription required|via=Cambridge University Press}}

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University of Cambridge coat of arms.svgThis user has access to Cambridge University Press resources through The Wikipedia Library.


On-wiki signups for this partner are closed. If/when new accounts become available, editors will apply on the new centralised Library Card platform.
The following discussion is closed. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made on the appropriate discussion page. No further edits should be made to this discussion.

  1. Akhooha (talk · contribs · central auth · count · email) I've created and edited articles for the English Wikipedia as well as for the Arabic Wikipedia and access to Cambridge University Press would greatly enhance my research abilities. I currently have and use JSTOR access. Akhooha (talk) 22:10, 16 August 2016 (UTC)
  2. Haploidavey (talk · contribs · central auth · count · email) Editing since 2009, and 30k+ edits. Particularly active in Roman social and religious history, and frustrated on a near-daily basis by CUP's paywall limits; I live way out in the boonies of Derbyshire, UK, with no library access worth the name. Haploidavey (talk) 17:58, 11 September 2016 (UTC)
  3. LouisAragon (talk · contribs · central auth · count · email) Active for several years, some +- 25.000 edits, mainly in the area of history, for which I have created quite a few articles in a wide array of topics/subjects (mainly Europe/ME). Getting access to CUP would be great, as they have many top notch history-related works and journals. This would aid me alot in my area of activity. - LouisAragon (talk) 03:10, 25 September 2016 (UTC)
  4. Banjo (talk · contribs · central auth · count · email) 59k+ edits and Sysop at gl.wikipedia. Other than admin dutires, I focus my work both in translations/adaptations and improvement of GA/FA to galician wiki and improving already created content and article referencing in galician wiki. Lately focused on history related articles, but I usually work on a vast array of topics. Access to these resources would be really helpful in these tasks and in improving the general referencing of articles. Banjo (talk) 19:14, 19 October 2016 (UTC)
  5. InformationvsInjustice (talk · contribs · central auth · count · email) I have been contributing more recently as part of a decision to increase my involvement in the community and improve content in the areas in which I have something to offer. I am involved in the Ancient Rome and Greece project. Inadequate sourcing is endemic in many of the pages of interest to the project. I have just finished a complete revision of the Romulus and Remus article and the creation of a separate Romulus article. I have J.D.. I have strong research and writing skills. All too often while editing, I find authorities online that I cannot access. Informata ob Iniquitatum (talk) 05:36, 30 November 2016 (UTC)
  6. HaEr48 (talk · contribs · central auth · count · email) I'd like to get access to Cambridge Journals Online streams. I am an active editor in many areas, including history, politics and religion. Various publications on Cambridge are relevant in these areas. HaEr48 (talk) 06:53, 13 December 2016 (UTC)
  7. DanielVallstrom (talk · contribs · central auth · count · email) Access to Cambridge Books Online would be helpful. Daniel Vallstrom (talk) 17:52, 13 February 2017 (UTC)
  8. Seraphim System (talk · contribs · central auth · count · email) I would like access to Journals, I am active in adding citations and content in the Middle Ages history section and Anglo-Saxon England seems to be unavailable through JSTOR. I would also like access to Books because Cambridge's collection would be quite helpful. Seraphim System (talk) 04:48, 31 May 2017 (UTC)
  9. DejaVu (talk · contribs · central auth · count · email) I am active in Persian Wikipedia, access of CUP would be highly relevant for maintaining and verifying references, and creating and expanding articles.--Déjà vu (Talk) 01:39, 15 April 2017 (UTC)
  10. Eperoton (talk · contribs · central auth · count · email) I'm an active editor working on content creation and citation verification, mostly in the area of Islamic studies. A subscription to Cambridge Books should be very helpful. Eperoton (talk) 00:22, 6 May 2017 (UTC)
  11. Shearonink (talk · contribs · central auth · count · email) Right now, for instance, I am trying to research the cites in Praeneste fibula but one of them is in the Cambridge Ancient History and I have no access to that reference. I work on articles about history from time to time and it would be very useful to see what is in the various authoritative Cambridge publications. Shearonink (talk) 06:36, 20 May 2017 (UTC)

The discussion above is closed. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made on the appropriate discussion page. No further edits should be made to this discussion.