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Largest, free and searchable collection of scholarly journal Tables of Contents – JournalTOCs

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JournalTOCs has become the largest, free and searchable collection of scholarly journal Tables of Contents (TOCs) in the world. It now contains TOCs for over 14,000 journals collected from almost 500 publishers.

JournalTOCs is freely available at The current Tables of Contents containing over 360,000 articles can be searched. The 14,000 journal titles can also be searched or browsed (by subject or publisher). Click on a journal title and the latest Table of Contents will be displayed, with links to the full text (where institutional or personal subscriptions allow, or where the journal is available on Open Access).

JournalTOCs has taken special care to include all the highest rated journals in their fields, guaranteeing quality results.

Coverage includes titles from:
– Elsevier,
– Springer-Verlag,
– Informa UK (Taylor and Francis),
– John Wiley and Sons,
– Sage Publications,
– Inderscience Publishers,
– Sabinet Online Ltd,
– Oxford University Press (OUP),
– Cambridge University Press,
– Biomed Central Ltd,
– SciELO,
– Hindawi Publishing Corporation,
– Wolters Kluwer Lippincott Williams and Wilkin,
– Emerald,
– Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE,
– Thieme Publishing Group,
– MedKnow Publishers,
– Nature Publishing Group,
– Brill Academic Publisher,
– Maney Publishing,
– and many more.

Researchers, scholars, students and others can use JournalTOCs to keep up-to-date with the scholarly literature.

Since March 2010, when we started the second phase of JournalTOCs Project, thanks to further funding received from JISC, more than 2,000 new journals from 150 publishers have been added to JournalTOCs collection.

Developers can use the JournalTOCs API (application programming interface) to embed our search functionality within their web applications to make the most of the journal TOC RSS feeds metadata.

JournalTOCs is an initiative of the ICBL at Heriot-Watt University.

Written by Santiago Chumbe

April 3rd, 2010 at 11:35 am