SAGE membership provides specific instructions by email on how to activate online access, as this depends on the society. Please refer to these instructions to determine which method you should use.


If you have already registered for a SAGE Journals account, please log in here. If you need to register, click here, complete your details. You will then receive a verification email to activate your account. After registering, please log in.


Once logged into your account, you will then be able to activate online access with a society membership number:

  1. Select the Society Member Access tab
  2. Select the correct society from the drop-down list


  1. Enter the correct membership number
  2. Select the Activate button


If the society does not appear in the drop-down list on the Society Member Access page, please see My society is not in the drop-down list.


For any further assistance, please contact onlinesupport@sagepub.co.uk.