How to Subscribe: Higher Education
JSTOR archive collections tiered access and fee models serve the following higher education communities. In developing these communities, we aim to ensure that similar institutions are grouped consistently while recognizing the institutional diversity in the higher education community.
- US Universities and Four-Year Colleges
- Canadian Universities and Four-Year Colleges
- U.K. Universities and Four-Year Colleges
Universities and Four-Year Colleges from all Other Countries
The new Alumni Access program enables eligible higher education institutions to provide their alumni with access to their JSTOR archive collections.
JSTOR provides Community College students with access to a vital scholarly resource used at nearly all four-year colleges and universities in the United States. By providing students with access to and experience with a ubiquitous electronic resource that they will encounter in their next two years at college, Community Colleges help their students prepare for transfer to four year colleges.
African Access Initiative
Since 2006, JSTOR has waived the standard participation fees (the Archive Capital Fee and the Annual Access Fee) for any not-for-profit institution in a country on the continent of Africa.
Access will be for the entire JSTOR archive, including all content added to the archive during the period of participation, and includes all JSTOR collections developed by Aluka.
Developing Nations Access Initiative
Since, 2008, JSTOR has waived or offered reduced participation fees for any academic or not-for-profit institution in developing countries (and all of Africa).
Access will be for all JSTOR archive collections, including all content added to the archive collections during the period of participation and includes all collections developed by Aluka, an initiative united with JSTOR.
For-Profit Academic Institutions
By participating in JSTOR, for-profit academic institutions can provide their students and faculty with access to the same high-quality journals used by over 6,000 educational institutions worldwide.
The JSTOR research platform is a vital source of scholarly literature and teaches students information literacy and critical thinking skills.