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Expanded access to content on JSTOR

Expanded access to journals, ebooks and primary sources through June 30, 2022

Until June 30, 2022, access to an expanded set of collections on JSTOR is available to all participating academic institutions. Once activated, institutions with the expanded content set will have access to all archival journal collections and all JSTOR primary source collections. Additionally, more than 35,000 academic ebooks are also available through June 30. Students and researchers can use JSTOR will find this expanded content alongside the regularly licensed content.

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Public Health titles free for everyone through June 30, 2021

26 journals in Public Health are free through June 30, 2021 including titles in Epidemiology, Health Policy and Administration, Occupational and Environmental Health, Health Equity and the Culture of Health, Aging, Bioethics, and Health Promotion.

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6,000 selected articles related to COVID-19, free for everyone through June 30, 2021

JSTOR editors have worked with our participating publishers to build a selection of 6,000 journal articles related to COVID-19 and made it free to everyone through June 30, 2021. This set of articles has been added to the set of content freely available on JSTOR.

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Licensed content use policies

For licensed content, JSTOR's Terms and Conditions of Use cover the following areas that help support remote teaching:

  • classroom or organizational instruction and activities (which extends to use of discrete portions of content in online courses for teaching purposes)
  • sharing articles and other discrete portions of content with other individuals for the purposes of collaboration and discussion
  • linking, including providing links to content items in JSTOR from course websites and course packs; 
  • interlibrary loan
  • fair use under Section 107 of the US Copyright Act

If you have questions or need additional support for remote teaching, please contact us

Open content on JSTOR

Always open and free content on JSTOR

JSTOR includes a growing set of permanently open access academic ebooks, journal articles, and research reports. Artstor (a digital library of images) also includes more than 1.3 million open access images and other media files. 

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Free read-online access increased to 100 articles

To support independent researchers at a time when they are unable to get to physical libraries, we have expanded our free read-online access from 6 to 100 free articles per month through June 30, 2021. Colleges and universities serving the public are encouraged to promote this program to their community patrons. This access may also help students and faculty who have been displaced from their home institutions, though the option to log in through their institution will always be presented as the first choice.

How to read free online 


JSTOR Daily is an online newsmagazine that provides academic context to the news, and all Daily articles link to free content on JSTOR. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Daily has published several articles on the history of quarantine, contagious disease, viruses, infections, and epidemics offer important context for the current pandemic.

Special readers

Teaching Pandemics Syllabus

Readings on the history of quarantine, contagious disease, viruses, infections, and epidemics offer important context for the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

A Science Reader for COVID-19
Covering concepts from spillover to virus mutation, this collection of free-to-access readings provides scientific context around the COVID-19 pandemic.


All JSTOR Daily articles related to coronavirus and pandemics

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