September 29, 2014

New Info Page About “Books at JSTOR” Initiative Now Online, Launch Set for November

The new Books at JSTOR info page is available at: http://books.jstor.org/ The initiative was first announced in 2011. Books at JSTOR is an initiative to publish scholarly books online as part of JSTOR, one of the most well known and widely used scholarly resources. Our driving focus is to deliver great content and experiences to […]

JSTOR Adds New Titles to Collections, Several Missing Issues Also Added

Here’s a direct link to a complete list of new/titles. Title lists can also be download (by collection) using the links found on this page. The updated is dated June 15, 2012. See Also: Project MUSE: At Least Seven New Publishers Coming to UPCC Book Collections in 2013 (June 14, 2012)

JSTOR Posts List of Recent Content Updates to Multidisciplinary and Discipline-Specific Collections

Direct to List (via JSTOR)

Scholarly Articles For Everyone! JSTORs Register and Read Program Launches

Register and Read is an experimental program from JSTOR and features full-text content from 75 publications/40 publishers, a subset of the complete JSTOR database. It’s FREE to register for the program and then access the full text articles (max 3 items, items must remain for a minimum of 14 days). You do not need to […]

JSTOR's Alumni Access Pilot Has 5 New Participants

Alumni from participating schools are given access to the same JSTOR collections that current students/faculty at the schools have. The pilot began in 2009 and 25 now has 25 members. The newest members are: Bowdoin College  (See: Bowdoin Library Offers Alumni Access to Online Journal Collection) Durham University Macalester College School of Oriental and African […]

"JSTOR Tests Free, Read-Only Access to Some Articles" & Review List of the 70 Journals Available at Launch

From a Wired Campus (COHE) Article by Jennifer Howard: It’s about to get a little easier—emphasis on “a little”—for users without subscriptions to tap JSTOR’s enormous digital archive of journal articles. In the coming weeks, JSTOR will make available the beta version of a new program, Register & Read, which will give researchers read-only access […]

New from JSTOR: Early Journal Content Metadata+OCR Data Bundle Now Available

Via a JSTOR Tweet From the JSTOR’s Data For Research Web Site: We are happy to also make a data bundle for the Early Journal Content freely available to those who would like to conduct data mining or other research across the content. The data bundle for EJC includes full-text OCR and article and title-level […]

More Than 20 Titles Added to JSTOR Collection

List of additions follows. More detailed information about titles and collections, along with delimited lists, can be accessed from the Archive Collections page. American Secondary Education (Arts & Sciences X) http://www.jstor.org/action/showPublication?journalCode=amersecedu Coverage: Vol. 1, No. 1 (December, 1970)–Vol. 34, No. 1 (Fall, 2005) Moving Wall: 5 years Publisher: Dwight Schar College of Education, Ashland University […]

Yale University Library Will Provide JSTOR Access to All Alumni

From YaleNews: Yale’s more than 130,000 alumni worldwide now have access to a treasure trove of online resources thanks to collaboration between the Association of Yale Alumni (AYA), JSTOR and the Yale University Library. Alumni can freely use all JSTOR collections licensed by Yale. JSTOR (short for “journal storage”), a non-profit service founded in 1995, […]

Just Announced: 500,000+ Articles (6% of JSTOR Holdings) Now Free to Anyone in World

UPDATE: “Early Journal Content” Video (via YouTube) UPDATE: Terms and Conditions of Use For “Early Journal Content” See Also: Primary JSTOR Terms and Conditions Page From a JSTOR Announcement: On September 6, 2011, we announced that we are making journal content in JSTOR published prior to 1923 in the United States and prior to 1870 […]