BICA Society Member Access to the Journal “Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures”

Click on the picture to access the journal:


Instructions for Members of the BICA Society

[ official instructions received from Elsevier are here ]

To activate access to the journal via its new BICA Society Site, and/or to create your personal account on ScienceDirect, you will need to use your 6-digit BICA Society Membership ID that you can find on your membership card.

Please enter your Membership ID in the Registration Box at the following URL:

If you do not know your Membership ID (or have forgotten it), please contact us at

Please Note: “https: //” MUST be entered for this URL – “http://” will not work. This is to ensure that your registration details are secured in our Customer Service System when you enter them into the registration form.

After entering, click on “continue”.

For Existing ScienceDirect Users: The next step will allow you to associate an existing ScienceDirect user profile to this subscription, if you have one.

Please Note – If you have associated your existing ScienceDirect User-Profile to this BICA Society Access, then you must type into your Internet Browser the BICA Society Site URL ( to access the society journal. The contents of the journal will not be accessible via the ScienceDirect Home-Page ( nor via any other Society Member Site which you may have subscribed to. Society Sites are supported on a separate platform to ScienceDirect.

Please go to the BICA Society Member’s Site and enter your new username and password in the upper-right hand corner of the Homepage:

For New Users to ScienceDirect: If you do not have an existing profile and are a new user to ScienceDirect, you can continue to the registration screen that will allow you to create a new user profile. You will be asked to fill out a form and choose a password. A unique username will then be assigned. It is important to note, that all user-names and passwords to ScienceDirect are case sensitive. After registration you can directly login to the BICA Society Site with your username and password.

Please Note – Do NOT use special characters, such as ö, ä, æ when entering your personal details into the profile form.

Please go to the BICA Society Member’s Site and enter your new username and password in the upper-right hand corner of the Homepage:

If you encounter any problems registering, please note that older browsers may not support SSL encryption, which is required for secure data transmission. Also, cookies must be enabled in your browser to support the registration process.

Should you require any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the closest Customer Support department as follows. Please mention the title of the journal you are trying to access, the URL of the site and the name of your society in your communication.


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