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A Librarian's Guide to JSTOR

Adding search widgets to library LibGuides & websites

One the best options for putting JSTOR in the path of students is to add search options to your library home page. The search widget document below includes code you can embed on any web page. If you use LibGuides at your library, you can also copy any of the content in JSTOR guides to your own LibGuides site, including the JSTOR search box below. Both the search box and search widget below include the code for a basic JSTOR search that searches across all content on JSTOR. Just contact us if you have any questions or would like search code limited to specific subject(s) on JSTOR.

General JSTOR search (all collections)

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Need help? See the "How to Search JSTOR" guide.

JSTOR Global Plants search

Web-scale discovery services

If you have implemented a web-scale discovery service or institutional link resolver, we have tips and recommendations for increasing the discoverability and use of your subscribed JSTOR content. Our Discovery & Linking resource ( includes:

  • Updates on new collections, content packages, technical issues in News & Alerts
  • Quick Reference Guides to assist libraries with increasing the discoverability of their subscribed JSTOR content within the major web-scale discovery services and institutional link resolvers
  • JSTOR metadata and web-scale discovery integration
  • Metasearching with the JSTOR XML Search Gateway
  • Linking functionality and integration on the JSTOR platform
  • Title lists for the JSTOR Archive Collections, Books at JSTOR Collections, and Current Scholarship Program subscription packages

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