Access Options

The Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics (JSCE) is published in print and electronic formats, and access is provided via subscription, SCE membership, and several fulltext journal collections. Non-members and non-subscribers may browse the tables of contents, abstracts, and page previews for all issues. The journal is published on the Society's behalf by the Philosophy Documentation Center.

1. Subscription Options. The Philosophy Documentation Center offers print, online, and print + online subscription options. Print subscriptions include the current volume (2 issues). Online subscriptions include access all issues, including The Annual of the Society of Christian Ethics (1981-2001). Online subscriptions for institutions include COUNTER 5 usage statistics and post-cancellation access to subscribed volumes. More information about subscriptions is available here.

2. Access for SCE Members. SCE Members receive print copies of the current volume and online access to all issues. Members login to the SCE site for access and link to the content hosted by the Philosophy Documentation Center. Only current SCE members have online access to the journal in this manner.

3. Fulltext Access Options. The JSCE is widely available to institutions via these fulltext journal collections:

Coverage of the journal and access terms vary in these services. Ask your librarian to help you find the most convenient and useful form of access at your institution.

4. Single Document Purchase. For anyone who is not a subscriber or member, or who is not at an institution with access via a service listed above, the journal offers single documents for online purchase. Every article, review, or other document ever published in the journal can be accessed in this manner.

 5. Forthcoming Articles. Beginning with issue 39:1 (2019) articles forthcoming in JSCE will be available online to subscribers and SCE members prior to final publication. This pre-publication access will be implemented as part of the production process of each new issue.

 6. Coverage in Research Databases. Articles published in JSCE can be discovered through a wide range of indexing databases and online resources, including the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, ATLA Religion Database, Google Scholar, The Philosopher's Index, PhilPapers, Religious and Theological Abstracts, and Scopus. Linking from listings in these databases is being standardized with the implementation of digital object identifiers (DOIs) for all issues.

Contact the Philosophy Documentation Center for more information about JSCE subscriptions and access options.