JPER On-Line

Benefit of ACSP Membership
As one of the benefits of your individual (faculty, student or retired faculty) or university membership with the ACSP, you are entitled to access the electronic version of the Journal of Planning Education and Research online. All ACSP Capitated faculty, individual, retired and student members can access the entire frontfile and backfile of the Journal of Planning Education & Research (JPER) online at http://jper.sagepub.com. Issues of JPER back through the first issue of the first volume, published in July of 1981, are available through the “Select an Issue from the Archive” link on the JPER homepage.

New to JPER On-Line and Looking for the Log-in Page?
To access the full text of JPER back issues, simply log in at http://jpe.sagepub.com/cgi/login using your ACSP Member ID to activate your account. Once in you'll need to set up a username and password to return as you wish. All articles will be available to you through the current issue page, the archive page, the “Search for Articles” link, or the “Quick Search This Journal” bar. What follows are specific instructions for setting up your account to view JPER online.

Account Activation for JPER On-Line
If you have not previously activated your account, please follow the steps below.

  1. Go to the Journal of Planning Education and Research site at http://jper.sagepub.com.
  2. As a first time user, click on the "Activations/Acct Mgr" link on the left side of the page.
  3. On the resulting page, click on the activation link “Activate Your Editor/Society Member Subscription”
  4. You will be prompted to enter your Member ID and select your society (ACSP) from a pull down menu. Your ACSP Member ID will be provided to you by your department chair or you can contact the ACSP Office for your Member Number (ddodd@acsp.org).
  5. After you enter your Member Number, select your society, and click "Submit," just follow the simple instructions on the screen. On the “Instructions” page, be sure to check your personal data, enter a username, and password, and click submit to confirm the activation. Do not click the Journal Title link until the confirmation process has been completed.
  6. Once complete, return to the electronic journal homepage and select the journal cover for access to the current issue or click “Current Issue.”
  7. To select an issue from the archive, click “Select an Issue from the Archive,” located in the middle of the screen
  8. To search for articles, either click “Search for Articles” or use the quick search located at the bottom of the screen.

To activate your account, you will create a username and password to use when returning to the site. If you forget your username or password, go to the “subscriptions” link on the left side of the page and look for the link “What to do if you forget your User Name and/or Password.” You will be asked to provide some information about yourself. Upon confirmation of the information, the username or password will be emailed to you.

Expiration
Your Member ID and your on-line account expires each year on October 31. Renewal of your membership is necessary before November 1. When you or the university planning department renews its ACSP membership, your Member ID will be reactivated.

Technical Assistance with JPER On-Line for ACSP Members
If you require technical assistance, please contact the ACSP - SAGE Journals representative Shelly Monroe at Shelly.Monroe@sagepub.com.

Accessing Archived Materials
All ACSP members can access the entire frontfile and backfile of the Journal of Planning Education & Research (JPER) online at http://jper.sagepub.com. Issues of JPER back through the first issue of the first volume, published in July of 1981, are available through the “Select an Issue from the Archive” link on the JPER homepage. To access the full text of JPER back issues, simply log in at http://jpe.sagepub.com/cgi/login using your member ID and password. All articles will be available to you through the current issue page, the archive page, the “Search for Articles” link, or the “Quick Search This Journal” bar.