Developing Nations Access Initiative
Affordable JSTOR access for the developing world
The Developing Nations Access Initiative reduces or eliminates archival journal fees on JSTOR in select countries.
Participating institutions receive unlimited access to all or most of the archival journal content on JSTOR. This includes more than 20 archival journal collections, as well as JSTOR's four primary source collections.
Countries eligible for the Developing Nations Access Initiative each belong to one of three "tiers." Find your tier.
Who is eligible?
All institutions in the categories below:
- Universities and colleges
- Secondary schools
- Government and not-for-profit research institutions
- Public Libraries
Corporate and for-profit academic organizations are not eligible to participate in the Developing Nations Access Initiative. Read more about becoming a corporate participant.
What content is included?
- Most archival journal collections on JSTOR. See our Fees & Classifications page under Developing Nations Access Initiative for a breakdown by tier.
- All primary source materials on JSTOR and our related sites plants.jstor.org and aluka.org
How is access set up?
- Via the Internet, using IP addresses
- Via institutional ID and password (if stable IPs are not available)
Interested in participating?
- Complete our Network Verification Form
- Download, print, and sign your Institutional Participation Agreement
- Scan and send your agreement to firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also learn more about JSTOR through Electronic Information for Libraries (eIFL) or INASP's Programme for the Enhancement of Research Information (PERI)