Blood, the journal of the American Society of Hematology, has been published since 1946 and is the premier peer-reviewed publication in the hematology field. The journal publishes original articles describing basic laboratory, translational and clinical investigations in hematology.

With an impact factor of 16.562 (2018), Blood is a core title for any library.

Blood is considered one of the most respected biomedical journals and was listed among the 100 Most Influential Journals Over the Last 100 Years in Medicine and Biology, by the Special Libraries Association.

Subscriptions to Blood include 52 weekly issues published in a calendar year, plus the ASH Annual Meeting Abstracts supplement. All subscriptions include an online account that allows access to the complete collection archived articles and images. Over 70 years worth of content.


An online Blood account offers access to:

  • Tables of Contents
  • First Edition
  • ASH Annual Meeting Abstracts
  • Continuing medical education (CME) credits
  • Full-text searching
  • PDFs downloads
  • E-mail alerts
  • Online-only content: e-blood articles and e-letters
  • In article reference links: PubMed, Google Scholar, and more


Subscription Options

InstitutionsBlood is available for single sites, multiple sites, global licenses and consortia. More information on institutional subscriptions is available here.

Individuals (non members)Blood is available to individuals who wish to access the journal for their own personal use.

MembersBlood is provided as a member benefit at no extra cost. Learn more go to ASH Membership.

Trial Subscription – To request a 30 day trial access to Blood Online for your institution, please contact ASH Subscriptions. This service is available for new institutional subscribers only.

Developing Countries – ASH provides access to Blood Online to public health institutions in developing countries through HINARI and other programs.