University of Toronto Press offers online editions of 35 journals. Both current and archived content is available by subscription, single issue purchases, and single article purchases. These online journals are robust editions featuring extensive research tools. The following is everything you ever wanted to know about reading, researching, and browsing UTP online journal material. If you have questions, we are happy to help. Email us at


From advanced searching, live links, and citation exporting to colour photos and video supplements, the online versions of our journals are a pleasure to browse, read, and use in your research.

Read and research with the online version of your subscription

Whether you’re browsing articles or doing focused research, the online version of your subscription offers the best in online tools.

Live links in every article

Live links in references save you time. If you want to look at the referenced study, simply hover over the reference and you’ll see a highlight. Click on it and you will be redirected to that study.

Everything you need at your fingertips

The online version of your subscription allows you to search through current and archived issues from the comfort of your office chair rather than by digging through bookshelves or storage boxes. The easy-to-use search function allows you to organize results by article summaries, abstracts, or citations and bookmark, export, or print a specific page, chapter, or article. All online content is available on tablets, smartphones, and other mobile devices.

Enhanced features not available in the print version

The online version of your subscription offers supplementary files, including colour photos, video and audio files, and appendices and datasets, encouraging further exploration and research.

Receive alerts as new issues become available online

Early access to the latest issues. Did you know that most online issues are available to subscribers up to four weeks in advance of the print version? Sign up for email alerts and you will know as soon as the latest issue is ready for you to read.


Once you have logged in to the appropriate journal site, you will see a list of all the issues that are currently available. Each issue is organized into “folders” named for their volume and issue number.

What is “Ahead of Print”?

Ahead of Print contains articles that are published online before becoming available in print issues. Articles published online ahead of the printed issue publication have become a staple in many fields where new research is being published at a fast rate. To meet the challenges of the current academic publishing world, articles accepted for publication can now be copyedited, typeset, and posted online immediately through UTP Journals Ahead of Print.

To access individual articles, simply click on one of the folders. This will display the Table of Contents for the respective issue.

Full text is available in PDF and HTML.


How do I sign up for new content alerts?

To sign up for new content alerts, simply follow the “Sign up for TOC alerts today” link. You can then select the appropriate publication(s) of interest, and you will begin receiving new content alerts when the next new issue or Ahead of Print article is available online. The alert will contain a list of new content available with direct links to the content.


Your online subscription offers readers full searching (full text, Boolean, relevancy ranking, and persistent keyword searching), quick searching (single field, single button, automatic recognition of ISSN and DOI), and advanced searching (citation text, publication, subjects, or content types). Search results can be organized, filtered, and displayed by summaries, dimensional navigation, abstracts, citation or tabular results, or search within results. All search functions are easily accessed via the right side search bar. Simply enter your search text or click on “advanced search” for advanced options.

Search refinements

The various categories in the right panel of results pages are filters. You can select filters, such as author name or keyword, to further focus your search results to find exactly the content you need. Using filters is a great way to find relations among content and stumble upon research that you did not know existed.

Save your favourites and create your own library of articles

You can save issues and/or articles by clicking the “add to favorites” link in the right navigation panel of an article page. This function allows you to save, label, and organize items as you are browsing for easy access at a later time.

Print/Save full articles or individual pages

To save a full article, click the download icon at the top right of the screen and a “save as” box will appear and you can save the article PDF to your computer. You can print pages from the article using the print functionality in Adobe Reader.

How do I export citations?

In the right navigation panel of any article page, you will find Article Tools available. Simply click on “Send to Citation Mgr” and follow the instructions to export citations of interest. This is a simple feature that allows you to export the citation in various formats, including in RIS, which is the format most citation managers use, so that you can keep a copy of the citation for your research.


Share article/issue links via email and social media such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, etc. by using the Bookmark and Share links found in the right navigation panel.

Recommend this article/issue

You can recommend issues and/or articles by clicking the “Email to a friend” link in the Article Tools in the right navigation panel. This function allows you to send the article information to an email recipient.