JSTOR is an online library of journals, academic ebooks, and primary sources. Participating K-12 schools gain access to all of the archival journal content (~2,000 academic journals in more than 60 disciplines) and JSTOR's primary source collections (JSTOR Global Plants, 19th Century British Pamphlets, Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa, African World Heritage Sites). Detailed descriptions of these collections are below.
The ebooks and current journal issues are purchased separately and may not be part of your school's subscription.
Keywords to describe JSTOR: interdisciplinary, full-text, scholarly, academic, peer-reviewed (for most journal and ebook content).
JSTOR contains the full-text of more than 2,300 journals from 1,000 publishers, with publication dates ranging from 1665 to 2015 (for certain titles). Journals are available in more than 60 disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences and mathematics.
JSTOR includes more than two million primary sources across four collections:
JSTOR contains more than 85,000 ebooks from academic publishers. The ebooks work just like journals, offering unlimited use and DRM-free chapter downloads in PDF format. Ebooks are not included in the standard Secondary School collection, but may be purchased by the library. Plus, 6,000 Open Access titles are freely available on JSTOR for anyone who wishes to use them.
More information about ebooks: http://about.jstor.org/content-on-jstor-books
JSTOR is part of ITHAKA, a not-for-profit organization helping the academic community use digital technologies to preserve the scholarly record and to advance research and teaching in sustainable ways.
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