Q. Are free trials available?
Yes. To initiate a four-week institutional trial access, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Q. How do institutional users get access to content on CEEOL?
Institutional access is provided via IP ranges. Remote access is available via Proxy or Shibboleth authentication.For all questions concerning Shibboleth, please contact email@example.com.
Q. Can I access all content on CEEOL?
Authorized users have access to the journal content that is subscribed by their institution /library or, in the case of eBooks, purchased by their institution. This content is marked with a green checkmark. In addition, all (registered) users have access to open access content, marked with the “OA” icon.
Q. How can institutions access OA content?
Open Access Content can be accessed in connection with a regular subscription to journal content and/or eBook purchase.
Q. What kind of subscription options are available?
CEEOL provides various journal subscription models such as subject or country/regional collections, single title selection or access-to-all journal content subscription.
Q. Are eBooks offered for subscription?
No. eBooks are offered for a one-time purchase with perpetual access as long as institution is contributing the yearly recurring platform access fee.
Q. How does the subscription of archival and current journal issues work?
Institution can opt
- - to subscribe to current year and archival content
- - to subscribe to current year content only
- - to subscribe to current year content and to purchase the archival content as one-time purchase with perpetual access, as long as institution is contributing the yearly recurring platform access fee.
Q. Does CEEOL offer perpetual access to subscribed journal content after cancellation of the subscription?
Yes, but solely to the journal content of those years institution had a subscription to CEEOL and in connection with contributing the yearly recurring platform access fee.
Example: You subscribe to CEEOL starting with 01. January 2019 and cancel the subscription as of 31. December 2021. Your institution could have perpetual access to journal issues of 2019, 2020 and 2021in connection with the yearly recurring platform access fee.
Q. Does CEEOL supply MARC records?
Yes. CEEOL offers MARC records on journal title and on article level. MARC records are also available for included eBook titles.
Q. Does CEEOL provide user statistics to subscribing institution?
Yes. CEEOL provides COUNTER compliant statistics to subscribing institutions. COUNTER compliant statistics are available 24/7 online with librarian´s password driven login and access. Learn more about the various statistics and reports on CEEOL here.
Q. How does invoicing work?
The subscription year corresponds with the calendar year. Subscriptions initiated during a calendar year are invoiced pro-rata.
Q. Is it possible to participate through a Consortia?
Yes. We collaborate with consortia in various countries. Please contact us for details (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Q. I am an individual scholar. How can I access content on CEEOL?
Individual users are welcome to register ,browse the repository, download open access content and use PayPal for paid content purchase.
Q. Can also institutions other than universities participate in CEEOL
Yes. CEEOL has subscribers in different sectors (NGOs, museums, …).
Q. In which format is the CEEOL content available?
Content is available in PDF format.
Q. Is CEEOL accessible on tablets, mobile phones and other mobile devices?
Yes. CEEOL´s responsive web-design offers smooth access on devices such as iPhone, iPad, Android etc. We are constantly working on the optimal accessibility of our repository on mobile devices.
Q. Were to meet CEEOL´s representatives?
CEEOL participates at conferences and events, where we are most happy to meet you and to answer your questions.