2-minute how-to videos

New mini videos show how to use two JSTOR tools for research and organizing work. Embed these in LibGuides and other library help resources!

Your Workspace: save, annotate, create, and share lists of articles, book chapters–even content not found in JSTOR–all in one place.


Text Analyzer: leverage this award-winning tool to discover more relevant content quickly and easily.

If you need versions of the videos that are not hosted on YouTube, please contact us for help.

Webinars: stay up to date

Regularly offered sessions include:

JSTOR 101: Get a jump start on JSTOR and learn how to access, search, cite, and save research. 30 min

JSTOR 201: Take a deeper dive into platform tools, including the award-winning Text Analyzer and the JSTOR Workspace. 30 min

JSTOR for admins: This webinar demonstrates all the features available to account administrators for JSTOR. 1 hour

How to build search skills with JSTOR: Learn more about several JSTOR features that can help students build search skills and craft better research strategies. 45 min

Librarian and faculty collaboration for student success: View a recorded webinar that explores various techniques to foster collaboration with colleagues and improve student success.

Webinars are recorded and all registrants will receive links to the recordings.

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Tools for research

  • Text Analyzer – Use your own text or document in multiple languages to search for content on JSTOR
  • My Workspace – A space to save, organize, and share content on JSTOR
  • Data for Research (DfR): Download datasets for content on JSTOR to use in text mining research and teaching.
  • LibGuides – Created by librarians for librarians to use in helping researchers improve skills and increase awareness of content on JSTOR
  • JSTOR Understanding Series – Discover articles that cite famous works of literature by clicking on a passage or line
  • Research Basics – A free interactive course with instructor guide and self-paced quizzes to prepare students for college-level research