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March 26, 2020 | 1:30 to 2:30 PM EST

Flip the deficit script!

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How to build strengths-based information literacy instruction and programs

What if we made students’ life-research experiences the focus of curriculum design for information literacy?

Join the authors of two recent publications* who will share the findings of their study and discuss the connections between students’ real-world information-seeking experiences and academic research:…

March 8, 2020 to March 11, 2020

JSTOR @ ER&L 2020

Austin, TX

Join JSTOR and Artstor at the Electronic Resources and Libraries Conference! Stop by booth #705 to pick up some swag and learn about our recent initiatives. We look forward to discussing how we can boost the impact of libraries’ special collections, as well as our own latest collections and research tools.

We’ll also be participating in the following sessions:

Unlocking the value of the monograph

Date: Monday, March 9
Time: 3:00- 3:45 PM
Location: Room 104…

February 18, 2020 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

JSTOR for Admins

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*New content!* This webinar will demonstrate all the features available to you as an account administrator for JSTOR. We’ll cover the new books usage reports, access methods, usage statistics, plus resources for making JSTOR findable and usable for your institution! 1 hr

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February 13, 2020 | 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM EST

JSTOR for Admins

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*New content!* This webinar will demonstrate all the features available to you as an account administrator for JSTOR. We’ll cover the new books usage reports, access methods, usage statistics, plus resources for making JSTOR findable and usable for your institution! 1 hr

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February 4, 2020 | 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM EST

Discover JSTOR’s tools for advanced research

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The JSTOR platform is continually evolving to support new approaches to research, adding value for you, your faculty, and students. Let’s take a deep dive into some of the ways new tools can support the work of more advanced researchers. The powerful Data for Research tool, our Topic Pages (generated from the JSTOR Thesaurus), and the Understanding Series enhance discovery and analysis of the scholarly content on the platform. 45 min.

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January 29, 2020 | 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM EST

JSTOR: The year in review

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What a year it was! Come for a tour of the most important JSTOR highlights of 2019, including content additions, platform updates, and new initiatives. 45 min…

January 24, 2020 to January 28, 2020

JSTOR @ ALA Midwinter 2020

Philadelphia, PA

Join us at the American Library Association Midwinter Conference booth 1220, pick up some swag, and learn about recent and upcoming initiatives, including the new option to share your library’s collections openly on JSTOR!

Also, don’t miss JSTOR Associate VP of Journals and Books John Lenahan in “OA Monograph Implications on Tech Services” on Saturday, January 25 at 1:00 PM. The panel will discuss a variety of scenarios related to open access monograph publishing and its effects on library…

January 23, 2020 | 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM EST

How to build search skills with JSTOR

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This webinar will highlight several features of JSTOR that can help students build search skills and craft better research strategies. The session will cover: search tips for JSTOR’s Basic and Advanced Search; overlooked features that can enhance the discovery of content; and Text Analyzer, a new type of search that helps find relevant content and scaffold knowledge in new areas. 45 min…

January 14, 2020 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

JSTOR for Admins

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This webinar will demonstrate all the features available to you as an account administrator for JSTOR. We’ll cover access methods, usage statistics, plus resources for making JSTOR findable and usable for your institution! 1 hr…

January 9, 2020 to January 12, 2020

JSTOR @ MLA 2020

Seattle, WA

JSTOR will be at the Modern Language Association Annual Convention booth 402. Visit us to learn about our Lives of Literature collection, developed with feedback from MLA members to support the deep study of writers associated with core literary movements. The collection is free to use through February 2020!…

January 9, 2020 | 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST

JSTOR 201

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Ready to super-charge your research skills? Join this session in which we discuss ways to use the award-winning Text Analyzer, the JSTOR Workspace, our expanded Understanding Series, and explore JSTOR Daily as a vehicle for research and discovery. 30 min…

January 7, 2020 | 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EST

JSTOR 101

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Get a jump start on JSTOR! Join us for a brief introduction to learn how to access, search, cite, and save your research. 30 min…

January 3, 2020 to January 6, 2020

JSTOR and Artstor @ AHA 2020

New York, NY

Join JSTOR and Artstor at booth 1305 for a conversation and enter our book raffle! Learn about our freely open content and tools to enhance your research and prepare your students for college-level research. And come share your perspectives on how you approach research and what your students struggle with most.…

December 11, 2019 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

JSTOR for Admins

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This webinar will demonstrate all the features available to you as an account administrator for JSTOR. We’ll cover access methods, usage statistics, plus resources for making JSTOR findable and usable for your institution! 1 hr…

December 10, 2019 | 11:00 PM - 11:30 AM EST

JSTOR 201

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Ready to super-charge your research skills? Join this session in which we discuss ways to use the award-winning Text Analyzer, the JSTOR Workspace, our expanded Understanding Series, and explore JSTOR Daily as a vehicle for research and discovery. 30 min…

December 4, 2019 | 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM EST

JSTOR 101

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Get a jump start on JSTOR! Join us for a brief introduction to learn how to access, search, cite, and save your research. 30 min…

November 21, 2019 to November 24, 2019

JSTOR @ NCTE 2019

Baltimore, MA

We invite you to stop by our booth at the National Council of Teachers of English annual convention in Baltimore to chat with us about the latest tools and collections that support teaching literature.…

November 14, 2019 | 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM EST

Copyright law and the public domain

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Copyright is complicated. But we’re here to help! Marcie Kaufman, Counsel at ITHAKA, will discuss how US law determines whether a work is in copyright or in the Public Domain. She will also give an overview of the history of US copyright law and its resulting complexities for today’s users, and discuss tools, including our new Copyright Checkpoint, for helping users determine the copyright status of images, books, journals, and other…

November 12, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM EST

JSTOR 201

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Ready to super-charge your research skills? Join this session in which we discuss ways to use the award-winning Text Analyzer, the JSTOR Workspace, our expanded Understanding Series, and explore JSTOR Daily as a vehicle for research and discovery. 30 min…

November 4, 2019 to November 8, 2019

JSTOR @ Charleston Conference 2019

Charleston, NC

Visit us at the Charleston Conference table 56 on Tuesday, November 5 to learn about the recent release of the South Asia Open Archives collection and our new contributed collections program. We also hope you’ll join us at one of the many panels and presentations representatives of JSTOR, Portico, and Ithaka S+R are taking part in:

November 5

Preconference: Hacking for Good: How libraries can ‘hack’ their systems and organizations to align with future outcomes and solve the

November 6, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM EST

JSTOR 101

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Get a jump start on JSTOR! Join us for a brief introduction to learn how to access, search, cite, and save your research. 30 min…

October 30, 2019 | 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM EST

Digitizing printed Arabic journals: is a scalable solution possible?

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Digitizing Arabic-language scholarly content presents a number of challenges: how can it be done cost-efficiently, accurately, and at scale? JSTOR recently concluded work on a National Endowment for the Humanities-funded project to investigate these questions. We invite you to join ITHAKA’s Anne Ray and John Kiplinger with Matt Miller from the Open Islamicate Texts Initiative as we discuss our approach…

October 24, 2019 | 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM EST

How to build search skills with JSTOR

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This webinar will highlight several features of JSTOR that can help students build search skills and craft better research strategies. The session will cover: search tips for JSTOR’s Basic and Advanced Search; overlooked features that can enhance the discovery of content; and Text Analyzer, a new type of search that helps find relevant content and scaffold knowledge in new areas. 45 min…

October 16, 2019 to October 20, 2019

Frankfurt Book Fair

Frankfurt, Germany

Visit us at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair! We’ll be at booth 6.0/C37 and look forward to meeting with our current and prospective participants. Interested in scheduling a meeting? Let us know!…

October 16, 2019 | 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM EST

JSTOR 201

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Ready to super-charge your research skills? Join a 30-minute session in which we discuss ways to use the award-winning Text Analyzer, the JSTOR Workspace, our expanded Understanding Series, and explore JSTOR Daily as a vehicle for research and discovery. 30 min…

October 10, 2019 | 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM EST

JSTOR COUNTER Usage Statistics

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This webinar will cover access instructions for JSTOR Admin, and go in depth on how to retrieve and read usage statistics for the COUNTER 4 & 5 reports. Special attention will be given to the transition between C4 and C5 reporting standards, and what this means for calendar year usage reporting on JSTOR. We’ll also look at holdings files and other account information available in JSTOR Admin. 45 min…

October 8, 2019 | 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST

JSTOR 101

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Get a jump start on JSTOR! Join us for a brief introduction to learn how to access, search, cite, and save your research. 30 min…

September 26, 2019 | 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM EST

JSTOR 201

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Ready to super-charge your research skills? Join a 30-minute session in which we discuss ways to use the award-winning Text Analyzer, the JSTOR Workspace, our expanded Understanding Series, and explore JSTOR Daily as a vehicle for research and discovery. 30 min…

September 17, 2019 | 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM EST

How to build search skills with JSTOR

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This webinar will highlight several features of JSTOR that can help students build search skills and craft better research strategies. The session will cover: search tips for JSTOR’s Basic and Advanced Search; overlooked features that can enhance the discovery of content; and Text Analyzer, a new type of search that helps find relevant content and scaffold knowledge in new areas. 45 min…

September 11, 2019 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

Librarian and faculty collaboration for student success

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Ever wish there was more collaboration at your school? Join us to explore various techniques that foster collaboration with colleagues to improve student success — and to share your own tips. Wendy DeGroat, librarian at Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School in Richmond, Virginia, has been successfully collaborating with classroom faculty over her 20 year career and has proven techniques to share. Audience: Secondary School Librarians. 1 hr.…