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A Librarian's Guide to JSTOR

Getting started

The JSTOR Quick Start handout is a brief introduction to JSTOR for researchers and students, and includes basic searching tips and frequently asked questions. 

JSTOR logos

You are welcome to use the JSTOR logo on materials distributed to your users or on your institution’s web pages to announce your participation in JSTORWe have created digital logos that may be downloaded and used in print or online materials. 

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JSTOR® and the JSTOR logo are trademarks of JSTOR, and are Registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. We ask that you be aware of the following restrictions on the use of the JSTOR name and logo:

  • You may not use JSTOR's name or logo for any purpose other than as set forth above, except as specifically approved by JSTOR. Under no circumstance may JSTOR's name or logo be used in a way likely to cause confusion as to the origin of JSTOR's or other services.
  • You may not alter the appearance of the logo. JSTOR reserves the right to review your use of JSTOR's name or logo, and you agree to provide JSTOR with access to your site to review your use of the name or logo. JSTOR may require you to discontinue any such use.

Posters

Need eye-catching materials to announce the availability of JSTOR? Looking for a logo for your website?

We've got a great illustrated poster that uses a comic book format to introduce JSTOR to students. You can download a digital copy (link below the image) or request printed copies

Animated gifs

JSTOR has created several animated gifs that can be reused by libraries to promote the digital library. Several also include quick tips on using various features on the site. You can find and download them on our ITHAKA Giphy channel

Promoting scholarly ebooks on JSTOR

Sample faculty emails

If you participate in JSTOR’s ebook program, you can use the sample announcements below to promote the ebooks to faculty.  There’s one for faculty in any discipline, and customized versions for faculty in the top disciplines represented on JSTOR. You can modify the text in these announcements based on your purchases and preferences, and use it for email newsletters to faculty at your institution.

Printed promotional materials

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