What is a journal embargo?
Posted by Cathy Larson on 2014-02-03 16:40:53

An embargo is a delay between a journal or book's print publication and its digital publication. An embargo period is typically 6 to 12 months. Very few library subscriptions have embargos, but for those that do, it is noted under "coverage."

If you need an article from a recent issue, check whether the library has an additional subscription without an embargo period or submit a document delivery request.

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