Overview


University of Strathclyde staff and students have full access to Architects' Journal and AJ Buildings Library content via our University subscription.  First-time users must register an account on the Architects’ Journal website.  The same account gives access to both eResources. 


Users should check that their new AJ/AJBL account has been successfully created and linked to Strathclyde's subscription by following the instructions in this document.

If your account has not been successfully linked with Strathclyde’s subscription, please report this to the Library by completing the webform at https://helpdesk.strath.ac.uk/support/catalog/items/124 .

 


First-time user registration instructions


1. Go to https://www.architectsjournal.co.uk/subs-offers/university-of-strathclyde .
 

2. Enter your University of Strathclyde email address and click ‘Next’.



 

3. Fill in the details in the registration form and select your marketing preferences.  Please note that the Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy are available via links on this form.  Click ‘Create an Account’. 


4. PLEASE NOW CHECK WHETHER YOUR ACCOUNT HAS BEEN LINKED WITH STRATHCLYDE’S CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION:

 

4. a) If the newly registered account has been successfully linked with University of Strathclyde’s subscription:

    

i) you will now see a message in the ‘Profile’ tab advising that your email address has been linked to a company subscription and that you have unrestricted access to the website;
 

 


 

ii) and in the ‘Subscriptions’ tab, it will indicate that the account is linked to Strathclyde’s corporate subscription.
 

 

 

4. b) If the newly registered account has not been successfully linked with University of Strathclyde’s subscription:


i) you will now see a message in the ‘Profile’ tab advising that you have access to read a limited number of articles on the website only.  If possible, please take a screenshot of this page. We will ask you to add this as an attachment when reporting the problem to the library. 


ii) and in the ‘Subscriptions’ tab, it will indicate the Subscription status as ‘None’. If possible, please take a screenshot of this page. We will ask you to add this as an attachment when reporting the problem to the library. 


 

Reporting a problem to the Library

 

If your account has not been successfully linked with University of Strathclyde’s subscription and you are only gaining access to limited content on the sites, please report this to the Library using the webform at https://helpdesk.strath.ac.uk/support/catalog/items/124 .


It is helpful if you can provide screenshots of the ‘Profile’ and ‘Subscription’ tab against your account.  You will be asked to attach these when completing the webform. Please do provide these screenshots if you are able to.  


The Library will respond to you as quickly as possible, and will contact the publisher to request that your account is corrected.