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Subscribing to the IJTLD

The IJTLD is a hybrid journal – i.e., a subscription-based journal that also offers an Open Access option (because not all authors have funds for Open Access). As a not-for-profit, we aim to ensure that our subscription prices are fair and equitable.

A subscription provides immediate, unrestricted access to all our content including: Original Articles, Reviews, Editorials, Letters and Correspondence on all aspects of lung disease and lung health. Also, in October 2021 we will launch the first of a new series – The IJTLD Clinical Standards for Lung Health - written by a global authorship of experts for each area of lung health.

A subscription to the IJTLD is for a calendar year running from January to December (along with archive content) – see categories below.

Subscription types

Personal subscription

A personal subscription is for a single user, with online-only or online plus print. Online access is available via username and password. Please email subscription@theunion.org to discuss your personal subscription needs.

Institutional pricing

Institutions (e.g. university libraries, colleges and hospitals) can purchase online access for multiple users based on the following categories:

OL1 - Online access for 1–10 FTEs

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Institutional print subscriptions are also available.

Please send us details on the number of FTEs and whether your institution is based in a low/middle- or high-income country. Email subscription@theunion.org and we can discuss your needs. 

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