Reasonable Use of Content Statement

Reasonable use of online journal and monograph content within Project Euclid allows users with appropriate access rights (see Collections, Titles, and Ordering Information) to view, download, save, and print full-text articles for personal use.

Regardless of an individual's access rights to content within this system, Project Euclid prohibits unreasonable use of any journal and monograph content. This prohibition applies to open access journals and monographs as well as content accessible only to subscribers. Unreasonable use includes but is not limited to (i) fee-for-service use of copies, (ii) the sale of copies, (iii) the systematic reproduction and distribution of copies to other persons, (iv) the bulk reproduction of content, including any systematic, automatic, or bulk downloads of full-text documents, or (v) the bulk distribution of copies to other persons.

Project Euclid reserves the right to deny access to any user who engages in unreasonable use of journal and monograph content.

If you believe you have been denied access because of this policy, and you wish access restored, please contact Project Euclid.

Users should also be aware that materials made available within Project Euclid are likely subject to additional restrictions placed on them by the copyright owner.


Project Euclid is committed to protecting your privacy.

The information that you supply to Project Euclid will be used to verify your identity, confirm your content access, and provide services you explicitly request. It will be accessible only to Project Euclid staff and to the publishers of the journals and monographs to which you or your institution subscribe. It will not be used for other purposes or made available to any other parties. We do not sell, exchange, or release your personal information without your consent, regardless of its source, to any third parties. If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy policy, please contact us.


Some publishers sell individual articles on a pay-per-view basis. Where available, a user can click the "Buy Article" button on the article abstract page, provide credit card information, and receive access to download the article once the payment is confirmed. Downloadable articles are non-refundable. If you do not receive your article after being charged, contact Project Euclid and we will supply you with an electronic copy of the article by email.

If you have any questions about pay-per-view, please contact Project Euclid.


Cornell University Library implemented an interim plan to manage, archive and preserve all the participating Project Euclid journals as part of the launch of Cornell University Library's Open Archival Information System (OAIS) in 2008. Cornell's OAIS ensures the long-term management and digital preservation Cornell's digital assets, including the 60+ mathematics and statistics journals that participate in Project Euclid.

Best Practices

Project Euclid endorses the publishing recommendations developed by the International Mathematical Union's Committee for Electronic Information Communication (CEIC). Please see the latest recommendations on the CEIC website.