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Institutional Partner Programme

Thank you for your interest in the Institutional Partnership Programme, which provides the core support for the Programming Historian’s award winning open access publications. We cannot do our work without your valued support.

Programming Historian operates on a not-for-profit basis, publishing cost-effective gold open access scholarship.

Joining our Institutional Partner Programme allows your institution to support a globally focused project. One third of our readers live in low and middle income countries, and that number continues to grow.

Partnership rates Banded rates for ODA eligible countries
£1,000 GBP £150 GBP
$1,300 USD £200 USD
€1,200 EUR £175 EUR
$1,700 CAD  

Rates are due annually from the date of first payment and are set in January each year. For a quote in another currency please email Dr. James Baker.

Benefits of Membership

By joining the Institutional Partner Programme you will receive the following benefits:

Signing Up

To become a Institutional Partner, please email Dr. James Baker with "Institutional Partners Programme" in the subject line. You may include in the email any internal paperwork such as supplier registration forms. Your email should also include the following information:
  • Your Name
  • Your Institution
  • Your Preferred Method of Payment (bank transfer, cheque, invoice, Paypal)
  • Your Preferred Currency (if this is not listed, please ask)

Note that upon email with the subject line “Institutional Partners Programme” you agree to the following conditions:

  1. You must be the named representative of the institution whose name you enter.
  2. You are authorized to commit to expenditure of the institution whose name you enter.
  3. Once a method of payment is agreed and funds requested you will enter a legally binding agreement for the amounts specified.

All memberships are subject to the approval of The Programming Historian Project Team. The Programming Historian is an international volunteer-driven project whose financial activities are administered by ProgHist Limited, a Not for Profit Company Limited by Guarantee that is registered in England, Company Number 12192946. The purpose of the Programming Historian is to advance the education of the public in the humanities in particular in the use of digital tools and techniques and to promote research for the public benefit in all aspects of that subject and to publish the useful results.

Want to Discuss?

We’d be happy to have a conversation about what we do and how we use your support. Drop us a line and we can arrange a virtual cup of coffee or tea.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What budgets do other institutions draw this contribution from?
    • Some of our partners have dedicated ‘Open Access’ budgets to support work such as ours. Others have ‘Development’ budgets or draw upon training budgets and then use our materials for training workshops. We are also able to invoice your contribution as either a subscription or a donation, as best suits your circumstances.
  2. Can you provide usage statistics for my university?
    • No, we don’t track users in that way, and we don’t have a sign-in system for readers.
  3. Will my contribution be used on a publication of my choice?
    • Sponsors contribute to the shared infrastructure used across all of our publications. By becoming an IPP sponsor, you strengthen the resources in your chosen language, as well as those across our offering.