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:
- 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
- Browse and identify the article that you want to purchase. Click on the name of the article or the PDF download icon.
- 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.
- Click on “Purchase Article for …”
- The article is added to your cart. Click on “Checkout”
- 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.