Industry standards

Publishing industry standards are met through a proactive process of customer and contributor feedback alongside ongoing collaboration with publishing industry bodies:

  • Emerald uses CrossRef and DOIs to provide reference linking services
  • Athens is provided for users of Emerald databases to authenticate their subscription access
  • Emerald adheres to OpenURL industry standards
  • Emerald is COUNTER 4 compliant
  • Emerald databases are also compatible with the following reference management software: EndNote, Reference Manager, RefWorks and ProCite
  • Emerald subscribes to the principles of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)

Emerald ensures its products are seamlessly integrated with systems including:

Logo: ExLibris SFX Logo: ExLibris Metalib


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Logo: Shibboleth Logo: CrossRef Logo: KBART



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Furthermore, we work to ensure compliance with...

  • OpenURL
  • MARC
  • ProCite
  • Zotero
  • Conneta
  • CiteULike
  • Innovative Interface
  • Ingenta Connect
  • CSA (LISA)
  • DTV
  • The ERIC Project
  • Getinfo TIB
  • InformIndia – J Gate Database
  • LexisNexis
  • Lund
  • Minerva
  • OCLC
  • OhioLink
  • ProQuest
  • SiverPlatter

Emerald Group Publishing is committed to an ongoing programme of developments which will help support librarians in their mission to serve the needs of their patrons. If you think we should be supporting specific library system in addition to those listed here, please let us know.