Subscription information and free trials

Subscription information and free trial eligibility

Library and higher education institutions

We welcome subscriptions to the Queen Victoria's Journals from universities and other higher education institutions as well as public and special libraries. If you belong to such an institution and would like to set up a free trial subscription, please follow the instructions below.

If you do not attend such an institution, we would be pleased to set up a free trial at your nearest public library. The librarian or information officer may contact us by following the relevant link below and completing a trial request form.


Please note that it is very rare for us to set up free trial access for individuals. Individual pricing is not available and all trial requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Queen Victoria's Journals is aimed at the educational and library market and is priced accordingly. We reserve the right to refuse a trial subscription.

Requesting a trial

If you would like to request free trial access to Queen Victoria's Journals, please complete our trial request form by clicking one of the links below.

Queen Victoria's Journals is listed on the trial request form under the heading 'History'. Click the checkbox next to the product in the list to add it to your trial request.

Free Trials for customers in the US and Canada

Free Trials for customers outside US and Canada

Link to the Bodleian Libraries website. This link will open in a new window By appointment from the Royal Archives. Link to the Royal Archives online. This link will open in a new window