Claiming Online Access to AJKD

Note:
if you have claimed access in the past but your subscription lapsed at any point, you may not be able to reclaim access using these steps once your subscription is restored. Instead, please contact Elsevier Customer Service (on the page that opens, see the "Questions About Accessing AJKD online" section; if you are an NKF member and you contact Elsevier by phone, choose the "society" prompt for fastest service).


Step 1: Register at AJKD.org, or, if you already have an online account, log in.

Step 2: Once logged in at AJKD.org, click the "Claim Subscription" link in the top navigation bar:


Step 3:
The claim screen will appear:

  • If you have purchased an individual, nonmember subscription to AJKD directly from the publisher (Elsevier), do not check the box; fill in your account number (see the sample print labels provided at the right side of the screen; or if these aren't helpful, consult "Finding Your Account Number" below) and last name, then click "Activate Claim".
  • If you receive AJKD as a benefit of NKF physician/scientist membership or because you are a US-based Nephrology Fellow, check the box beside "I receive my subscription through a society membership", and then select the appropriate option from the dropdown that appears (your choices are "National Kidney Foundation Member" or "National Kidney Foundation Fellow".
Note: the "National Kidney Foundation Fellow" option is for US-based Nephrology Fellows who are claiming access to AJKD because they have received complimentary Associate Physician Membership from the NKF. If you are a US-based Nephrology Fellow and have not received complimentary NKF Associate Physician Membership, visit the NKF Associate Physician Membership for Nephrology Fellows page for information about how to sign up.

Fill in your account number (see "Finding Your Account Number" below) and last name, then click "Activate Claim".

Finding Your Account Number

Note: The account number you need for claiming online access is not the same as your NKF member number (which may appear on mailings from NKF as your "ID#").

If you received a welcome message from Elsevier, your account number is at the top of the page:

If you have a mailing label from an issue of AJKD that looks like this:
#BXBCPMH *********SCH 5-DIGIT 02111 FSS
#21545366/00015# AJKD V65-5
NIJSJE DORMAN, PHD
TUFTS MEDICAL CENTER BOX 391
BOSTON MA 02111
then type in the number between the # and the / (in the example above, 21545366) and add a hyphen and the number 1. So, in this example, your account number would be the following: 21545366-1.

If you have a mailing label from an issue of ACKD (a subscription to ACKD is included in the NKF physician/scientist membership) that looks like this:
Batch#: 201505260009-00027                Order #: 21545366-2
Ship Via: MI                                          Phone:
PO#:                                              Division: HS
Acct#: 21545366
NIJSJE DORMAN, PHD
TUFTS MEDICAL CENTER BOX 391
BOSTON MA 02111
then take the account number directly above your name and add a hyphen and the number 1. So, in this example, your account number would be the following: 21545366-1.

If you have a mailing label from an issue of ACKD (a subscription to ACKD is included in the NKF physician/scientist membership) that looks like this:
#BXNSTWC*****************AUTO**SCH 3-DIGIT 021
#21545366/00023#
ACCOUNT
21545366-2 JARR V22-3
NIJSJE DORMAN PHD
TUFTS MEDICAL CENTER BOX 391
BOSTON MA 02111
then take the account number directly above your name and add a hyphen and the number 1. So, in this example, you account number would be the following: 21545366-1.

If you have any questions about this process, please contact Elsevier Customer Service (on the page that opens, see the "Questions About Accessing AJKD online" section; if you are an NKF member and you contact Elsevier by phone, choose the "society" prompt for fastest service).