A crash course

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First, if you haven’t registered yet, do so now — it’s free! By registering, you get your own Workspace in which to collect, save, and annotate articles to share with your class.

Perhaps you’re registered but need help with remote access to your institutional account? You can check out our support page for remote access to JSTOR during COVID-19.

Find and organize course content

Need a little help finding relevant content? Use your syllabus or an article to easily uncover related articles and book chapters with JSTOR’s Text Analyzer

You can use Workspace and Text Analyzer together to quickly pull together your course content.


You can also explore JSTOR Daily, our free online magazine that pairs news and current events with freely accessible scholarship. Stories are organized into subject areas that make it easy to find course-aligned content that is educational and engaging.

30-minute deep dive into teaching with JSTOR

In this webinar we discuss ways to use Text Analyzer, JSTOR Workspace, and our Understanding Series, and explore JSTOR Daily as a vehicle for research and teaching.

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Learn from other educators and scholars

Our editors have made a large selection of articles on electronic classrooms, online courses, and online learning free through June 30, 2021.

Providing Online Course Opportunities for Learners Who Are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Hearing
By: Samuel B. Slike, et al.
American Annals of the Deaf, Vol. 153, No. 3, 2008, pp. 304–308

Learners’ Feedback in Online Chats: What Does It Reveal about Students’ Learning?
By: Ana Oskoz
CALICO Journal, Vol. 27, No. 1, 2009, pp. 48–68

Discover more tools and resources

Consult our guide for remote teaching and learning with JSTOR for additional resources.

Prepare your students

Research Basics is a self-paced course that helps students learn academic research skills, including effective searching, evaluating credibility, and properly citing sources.

JSTOR 101 covers the basics of how to access, search, cite, and save research on the JSTOR Platform. (30 min.)

JSTOR Daily offers articles with tips on remote learning: