If you do not have a journal’s subscription, then the individual articles on SAGE Journals’ website are available for immediate purchase online through a credit card, via Pay-per-view, or PPV.


An article purchased through PPV is available for download for 24 hours, within which you may download a copy of it for your reading upon logging into your account. 


Here are the steps through which you can get PPV access to a SAGE Journals article: 

  1. If you have an existing account, then sign in with your existing email address and password. Or, if you are a new user, then register for an account at the link:  https://journals.sagepub.com/action/registration
  2. Browse and identify the article that you want to purchase. Click on the name of the article or the PDF download icon.
  3. On the article page, scroll down to the ‘Access Options’ beneath the article abstract, or click on Download PDF from the left-hand-side panel of the screen.
  4. Click on “Purchase Article for …
  5. The article is added to your cart. Click on “Checkout
  6. Enter your Billing Address and Card details, and click on ‘View Summary and Pay’.

Follow the directions on the following pages to purchase the article with your credit card.