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How to Use JSTOR

Access to JSTOR

Access to JSTOR will depend on on affiliation with a school, your school's preferred login method, and if you are on or off-campus. To determine the best way to get access to JSTOR, we recommend checking out the various options listed on our Need Help Logging in to JSTOR page.

If you need additional help logging in through your school, please check out How to tell if you are logged in to JSTOR.

Using your JSTOR personal account

JSTOR personal accounts are free, and allow you to connect through your school for off-campus access. You can find more information on creating a JSTOR account on the following support site pages:

Prefer a demo to get started? This brief (4 minutes) tutorial walks you through the process of creating a JSTOR personal account and pairing it with your school. 

Creating an account in JSTOR

Create a personal account and pair it to your institution for easy access to JSTOR from anywhere. (3 minutes)

Troubleshooting access

Are you having technical issues getting access to JSTOR? See the JSTOR Support site for issues related to browser compatibility. Our troubleshooting page for clearing browser cache and cookies provides instructions for a quick fix to various access issues.

You can find additional articles on troubleshooting from this support page

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