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Journals published by Wiley-Blackwell for the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) are available online via the state-of-the-art service Crystallography Journals Online. For full details of this service and a list of journals visit All issues back to 1948 are available.

Special features of Crystallography Journals Online

  • complete text of all articles published from 1948 onwards
  • searchable contents of all issues
  • articles available in HTML and PDF formats
  • easy navigation within each article
  • citation links to IUCr journals; CAS, CrossRef, MEDLINE and Web of Science linking
  • links to the Cambridge Structural Database, Protein Data Bank and Nucleic Acid Database
  • 3D views of molecules
  • immediate access to supplementary data
  • e-mail alerting service
  • forthcoming article previews
  • free online sample issues
  • free browsing of tables of contents, article abstracts and crystallographic data
  • online Help available

Additional features for the institutional administrator

  • self-service IP administration
  • permanent URLs at article and journal levels
  • current subscriptions include access to all back issues of that journal
  • usage data available

See for yourself!

Please visit and browse through the tables of contents and abstracts of all the journals available online.


Subscribers are currently granted access to the online editions of IUCr journals without a licence. However, subscribers are asked to read the current Terms and Conditions of Use of Crystallography Journals Online before registering for the service.

Multisite access

Academic institutions with more than one geographical site will be granted access from multiple sites at no extra cost provided that the total number of subscriptions held by the institution is maintained.

Back-issues policy

The full back catalogue of IUCr journals (1948 to date) is available from Crystallography Journals Online.

Subscribers holding a current subscription to a particular journal will be given access to all back issues of that journal. Individual articles from the back-issue archive will also be available to nonsubscribers on payment of a fee for each individual article.


The IUCr has prepared a statement on its long-term archiving policy.

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