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
  • Museums
  • 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? 




How is access set up?


  • Via the Internet, using IP addresses 
  • Via institutional ID and password (if stable IPs are not available)



To participate:




You can also learn more about JSTOR through Electronic Information for Libraries (eIFL) or INASP's Programme for the Enhancement of Research Information (PERI)



View Fees By Tier