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A JSTOR success guide for libraries

JSTOR is a growing digital library that includes multiples types and formats of content. JSTOR is part of ITHAKA, a not-for-profit organization that also includes Artstor, Ithaka S+R, and Portico. For more detailed information on our content, please see our Resources for Librarians page.

Getting started with JSTOR

Welcome to JSTOR!

This success guide brings together the key information you need to introduce JSTOR as an essential resource for your institution or organization.

The information in this guide is organized into three keys areas:

  • Getting started: Review of access methods to ensure easy use of JSTOR from any location
  • Orientation: Helpful tools for promoting use of JSTOR
  • Education and training: Training and educational resources for the JSTOR digital library

Artstor on JSTOR

Starting in 2021, images from Artstor collections are being added to JSTOR, and JSTOR platform features and functionality are evolving to support work with mulitples formats of research materials. With this new content, we are creating a more robust platform for discovering and working with both text and images.

For more information on the Arstor and JSTOR integration, please visit our Artstor on JSTOR Updates page.

Onboarding checklist: ready for success!

New to JSTOR? Here's a checklist of key actions for new institutional administrators:

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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