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JSTOR Subjects and Collections

JSTOR Subjects and Collections Guide


This guide will give an overview of resources for subjects and collections on JSTOR. JSTOR is an online digital library of academic journals, ebooks, and primary sources. Use the pages to navigate to the subjects you are interested in. 

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Basic Search on JSTOR

  • Place words within quotation marks to search for exact phrases (“to be or not to be”).
  • Use Boolean operators to construct a better search (“tea trade” AND china).


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