Subscriber Services

Welcome to the Very Short Introductions subscriber services. These pages contain information on accessing Very Short Introductions, managing your subscriptions or purchases, and getting help if you have a problem.

Subscriber Services are only available to customers of Very Short Introductions. If you are not currently a customer, find out how to subscribe.

If you have any queries or problems please consult our Frequently Asked Questions and help pages.  If these do not answer your query then please contact us.

Services include:

Accessing the site

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Experiencing technical problems?

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Help with using the site

Detailed help is available from every page of the site, or you can take a tour. If you can't find an answer on the site, you can also contact us.

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Usage Reporting

Oxford University Press provides usage statistics that are compliant with the COUNTER Code of Practice, Release 5. These reports are designed to be clear, flexible, and consistent. For more information and to access reports for your institution, please see our Usage Statistics page for librarians.

Managing your account

To view your account details and institutional access information, view or change your account preferences, or to see your institutional usage reports, please select the link appropriate to your region:

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Outside North & South America

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Promoting the site to users

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