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User FAQs

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Registration and signing in

Managing your profile

Managing access

Purchase options


Registration and signing in

Do I need to register or sign in to access the site?

No, you can browse and search the site for free. Some features such as signing up for alerts or saving your searches will require you to register or sign in.

Please note: You might have an existing account if you have accessed Intellect's content on Ingenta Connect previously. Your subscriptions will have been transferred. Please use those credentials to log in. If this is not successful, please check with [email protected] before creating a new account.

Why would I want to register on the site?

Registering your profile on the site allows you to use features such as setting and managing alerts, marking an item as a favourite and saving searches. If you would like to make use of the Pay-Per-View article purchase option, you will have to register a My Profile in order to purchase content and see the history of your purchases.

How do I register on the site?

Please click on the icon in the top navigation. You can then either sign in if you have an existing username/password or register to create your profile on the site.

How do I sign in with my username/password?

Please click on theicon in the top navigation. You can then either sign in if you have an existing username/password or register to create your profile on the site.

Please note: You might have an existing account if you have accessed Intellect's content on Ingenta Connect previously. Your subscriptions will have been transferred. Please use those credentials to log in. If this is not successful, please check with [email protected] before creating a new account.

I am unable to sign in to the site with my username/password.

Please ensure that you have typed your username/password correctly. Please note that passwords are case-sensitive. If you have previously registered and cannot recall your username or password please click on this link to retrieve your username or reset your password.

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Managing your profile

How do I make changes to my profile information?

Please click on theicon in the top navigation and then click on the My Profile link in the displayed menu. Please click on the 'Change password' link to change your password. Please click on the 'Update profile' link to update your personal information for example your name and email address.

What are Favourites and how do I use them?

Favourites are a personalised list of all the things you have found interesting and would like to come back to for future reference, or would like to consider purchasing at a later point. A favourites list will be created for you at the point where you register on the site. To add items, browse the site and when you find something you'd like to add, click the 'Add to favourites' button, which you'll find under the Tools menu on the right-hand side of each content page. To view your favourites at any time, click on theicon in the top navigation and then click on the 'My profile' link in the displayed menu. Please click on 'View Favourites' to view a paginated list of your favourite items. From this page, you can email selected favourites, share them on social media and remove items from your favourites. You can also remove items from your favourites by going to the content item in question and clicking on 'Remove from favourites' in the right hand side tools menu.

What types of email alerts are available?

You can create alerts to be notified when new content is added to the site and when new content is added to a title e.g. a new issue alert. You can also create alerts around particular searches for when new content is later added that is relevant to your search query.

How do I sign up for new content email alerts?

There are two ways to sign-up for alerts. Firstly, you can select an alert from the options on the right hand side of the page. If you are not signed into a personal profile, you will then be prompted to either sign-in or register. An alert will then be setup, which you can manage through ‘My Profile’. Alternatively, you can go to My Profile directly and access the option to setup different types of alert e.g. select Add new content alerts and then mark which publications you would like to receive alerts for.

How do I sign up for citation alerts?

You can sign up for citation alerts from the homepage of the relevant article. The tools menu contains a link to sign up for a citation alert. Clicking on this link will prompt you to log in or register if you haven't already logged in. If you have already logged in, clicking on the link will sign you up for a citation alert for the article. From that point onward, you will automatically receive emails when a new citation has been added for the article in Crossref.

How do I sign up for correction alerts?

You can sign up for correction alerts from the homepage of the relevant article. The tools menu contains a link to sign up for a correction alert. Clicking on this link will prompt you to log in or register if you haven't already logged in. If you have already logged in, clicking on the link will sign you up for a correction alert for the article. From that point onward, you will automatically receive emails when a new correction is published for the article.

How do I delete email alerts?

To remove an alert, go into ‘My Profile’, select the type of alert you’ve created (e.g. for an individual publication) and view the list of your current alerts. Uncheck the alert you no longer wish to receive.

Can I save searches and receive search alerts?

Yes. Whenever you conduct a search, when you are logged in you will see an option to ‘Save this search’ (in the dropdown under Tools at the top of the search results). Clicking on this link will take you to the searches part of your ‘My Account’. Under the tab ‘Search history’, select the checkbox next to your recent search, choose from the dropdown where you want to save the search (as an individual item or a new folder) and click ‘Go’. This will save the search into the Saved Searches tab. All searches that are conducted within a particular session are also stored in the Search history, which you can find under 'My Account'. You can permanently save any searches from the history as well as creating alerts from them. You can also create an email alert to be notified when new content relevant to your search becomes available.

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Access

How do I redeem an access token?

To redeem access tokens for free access to content within the site, please click on the icon in the top navigation and then click on the 'My Profile' link in the displayed menu. Click on 'Add content' in the 'Content & Orders' section on the page. In the resulting form, enter the access token you have been provided and click on 'Claim'. If the access token is valid, you will be shown a list of the content to which you now have immediate access.

Can I recommend a publication to my librarian?

Yes, on the homepage of the publication, please click on the "Recommend to library" link under the Tools menu on the right side of the page. This will open an email message in your default email client with the name and link of the publication. You can amend the message and after entering the email address of your librarian, send the email to your librarian.

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Purchase options

Where can I see the purchase options for books and journals?

Books: Select the book or chapter you are interested in and follow the 'Buy this book' or 'Buy this chapter' button. You will be able to select online access (ebook) or print. When purchasing online access, the item will be added to your cart and you can check out on Intellect Discover. When purchasing a print copy, the check-out will be through one of our distributors.

Journals: The following levels of purchase are available: Volume level (1-year subscription with perpetual access – we will contact you asking you whether you would like to renew your access to the most recent volume in the next publication year), issue level (purchase all articles from the selected issue), article level. The options of purchase can be found in the 'Subscribe' tab of each journal, and when following the 'Buy' button on each level (volume, issue, article).

How do I purchase access tokens?

One of the purchase options when clicking 'Buy this article' or 'Buy this book chapter' is to purchase token packages. Selecting those and checking out will grant you the selected number of tokens that you can freely use to exchange for articles and book chapters. One token can be exchanged for one journal article or one book chapter. The option to use your pre-paid token will appear in the pop-up after a package purchase when clicking 'Buy this article' or 'Buy this book chapter'. There is also a tracker telling you how many tokens you have left to use in your personal dashboard.

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