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JSTOR for climate change research: Home

This guide highlights JSTOR's open access content related to climate change, and the tools available to enhance your research.

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Everyone’s talking about climate change. What will you say?

As scientists continue to monitor climate change, no doubt we’ll face more questions, dilemmas, and crises. It’s important to arm yourself with reliable information to participate in this public discourse.

Rely on JSTOR to inform, organize, and share your thoughts. We put together this LibGuide to help you navigate the JSTOR resources. In addition to ready access to peer-reviewed scholarship (including Open Access) to deepen your understanding of climate change, we can help you make sense of this information.

Let’s get started!

While the content examples we use in this LibGuide focus on climate change, the tools and access options we mention are applicable to all your research needs - try your own research topics using these resources!

Open content on JSTOR

JSTOR offers a growing list of open content freely available to anyone in the world: 5,000 books, 50 Open Access journals, and more than 600,000 journal articles in the public domain. To expand your understanding of climate change, we highlight a handful of Open Access journals and books that you may find helpful.

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JSTOR’s open content is searchable and available at https://www.jstor.org/open/.

Access options for JSTOR

JSTOR offers several other access options for the content in the digital library.

Institutional access: Check JSTOR’s Institution Finder. Your school or local public library may offer JSTOR access to its patrons. Some colleges and universities also allow walk-in access in their communities.

Read online for free: Create a free account and read up to 6 articles per month. Look for the “Read Online (Free)” button above the article.

Open Access contentWe have partnered with leading publishers on a project to make thousands of materials open to everyone. Explore the open content. 

Alumni Access: A growing number of colleges and universities offer JSTOR access to their alumni. Check to see if your alma mater is on the list

JSTOR Daily: Our online magazine offers engaging editorial analysis of the news, tapping into scholarship made available to all. Articles cited in each piece are free to read via the Daily link. 

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