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How to use JSTOR

Collection Highlights

  • Books at JSTOR offers more than 20,000 ebooks from renowned scholarly publishers, integrated with journals and primary sources on JSTOR's easy-to-use platform. Watch this one-minute video to see how easy it is to find and integrate full-text ebook chapters into research on JSTOR.

    JSTOR In a Minute - Using ebooks on JSTOR from JSTOR on Vimeo.

  • New to JSTOR? Check out Guides for JSTOR, a set of how-to and research guides primarily intended for students and librarians. For students, the collection and subject-specific guides are helpful starting points for research on JSTOR. The librarian-oriented guide ("A Librarian's Guide to JSTOR") provides an overview of promotional, educational, and administrative information for JSTOR.

    Other materials include:

    JSTOR Overview (Powerpoint)
    "How to Use JSTOR" Poster
  • How to Use the Institution Finder
    Doing research from an off-campus location? Try the Institution Finder for easier log in while you're on the go.
  • Register & Read
    Register & Read offers free, read-online access to individual scholars and researchers who register for a MyJSTOR account.
  • 19th Century British Pamphlets
    This collection, created by RLUK (Research Libraries UK), contains the most significant British pamphlets from the 19th century held in UK research libraries. Pamphlets were an important means of public debate, covering the key political, social, technological, and environmental issues of their day.
    Tempo on Aluka
    Tempo (Time), a weekly publication and Mozambique's first illustrated news magazine. Tempo played an important role in the transition from colonial rule, giving strong support to the Mozambican Liberation Front (FRELIMO). In effect, Tempo became Mozambique's journal of record for key political events not only in Mozambique but across the entire region. Explore this journal in Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa at
    Mapungubwe on Aluka
    Mapungubwe is a 30-meter high, steep sided sandstone hill situated some three kilometres south of the Shashe-Limpopo confluence, a landform that defines the modern borders of South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana. Explore this Cultural Heritage site at