Migration FAQs for Users

Migration Process Update:

The new website is up and journal content is available.

Registration and activation emails for all users and subscribers were sent. If you have not received an email or if have any questions, please contact us at [email protected]

New registration troubleshooting tips: Please avoid registering on the site while connected to your institutional VPN, as that can cause errors during the sign up process. We also suggest clearing any stored data from your browser cookies and cache and/or using a private/incognito window. If you prefer to copy/paste your credentials into the form, please make sure that extra spaces or characters are not inadvertently added. You can view the text by selecting the "show password" icon on the right side of the password field.

Migration FAQs for Libraries

Institutional Administrator Dashboard
Librarians can manage institutional accounts from one convenient dashboard. Access an institutional profile to customize branding, manage IP addresses and ranges, single sign-on (SSO) federated access, and download COUNTER 5 compliant usage statistics.
Learn more and view tutorials here.

Getting Started - Registration

About the Annual Reviews site
The Annual Reviews website brings users a variety of features including:

  • Password Protected User Profiles
  • Favorites Lists
  • Custom Email Alerts
  • Saved Searches

How To Register As An Individual User

Click 'Register' in the top navigation. 

Complete registration form, and choose a unique username and password, accept the terms of use, CAPTCHA and click 'Register'.
You will receive an email confirming your account information shortly after registering.

For registration assistance, contact [email protected] or complete our feedback form.

Profile Area - To Customize Your Online Experience

Once you have registered with Annual Reviews you can customize your profile in the My Profile section of the site,
which is accessed from the top right navigation. Click on your name, which is displayed to the right of 'Institutional Login'. 

Update your Profile to change personal details (including your name, email address, and physical address), your password,
or your favorite journals.

Change your password: 

Manage your favorite journals and articles: 

Sign up for and manage citation, correction, and journal TOC alerts: 

View your search history and saved searches:

Manage your journal subscriptions and online access (including Access Tokens):

For assistance with your profile, contact [email protected] or complete our feedback form


What are key features for users of the Annual Reviews website?

Annual Reviews offers useful research features: full-text search, user-friendly navigation, granular search results down
to the article level, a citation tool, and several alert options through the registered user profile.

Can I access the Annual Reviews website on a tablet or mobile device?

You can access Annual Reviews from anywhere! The website and all journal and article content are optimized for both
desktop and mobile devices.

Can I download the content on my computer?

Anyone anywhere in the world with an internet connection can search, read, and share the journals.
Articles can be freely downloaded if it is Open Access or if your institution has a current subscription.

What are the benefits of registering for a user account on the Annual Reviews website?

Your user account enables you to use personalization features offered on the site, such as designating journals
or articles as favorites, saving searches for re-use, and activating email alerts.

How can I subscribe to new content announcement emails for Annual Reviews journals?

Please visit our Email Preference Center to subscribe to our new content announcements and our other general information newsletters. By joining our email community, you’ll be among the first to learn about new volumes, new journals, upcoming special events, or interdisciplinary article collections of research reviews from leading experts.

My institution has a subscription to Annual Reviews. We are having difficulties accessing the content on the site. What should we do?

Please email [email protected] or complete this form and our customer support team will resolve the issue as quickly as possible.

For any other support or troubleshooting for user accounts, please email [email protected] or complete this form and our customer support team will resolve the issue as quickly as possible.

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