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Archival Journals, Thematic Collections, and Primary Sources

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Artstor collection

We have lowered fees for Artstor to increase access to this widely used resource. Select your community below to see the updated pricing.


Fees to purchase access to books in the Books at JSTOR program are available upon request. You can request fees for individual titles or subject collections. You can also request information on the fees to participate in the Demand Driven Acquisition (DDA) model or the Evidence Based Acquisition (EBA) model.

Books at JSTOR offers savings off the publishers’ list prices according to your classification. Your quote will include information about your eligible savings.

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Current journals

The JSTOR Journal Hosting Program integrates the most recent issues of journals with archival journals and ebooks on JSTOR. Fees for current issues are set by participating publishers. Some publishers offer pricing tiered according to JSTOR classifications. Orders can be placed directly with JSTOR or via your subscription agent. Fees for each of our 2020 titles are available via the 2020 price list.

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