The JSTOR Essential collection contains foundational journal titles in major disciplines.

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The collection features more than 681 titles. Here a just some of the most important ones:


Art Bulletin
Art Journal
Burlington Magazine
Musical Times
Theatre Journal

Area Studies

American Political Science Review
English Historical Review
Journal of American Folklore
Journal of Asian Studies
Journal of Black Studies

Business & Economics

Academy of Management Review
American Economic Review
Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
Journal of Consumer Research
Journal of Marketing


American Historical Review
Journal of American History
Journal of Modern History
William and Mary Quarterly


Classical Journal
Critical Inquiry
English Journal


American Journal of International Law
Columbia Law Review
Harvard Law Review
Michigan Law Review
Yale Law Journal

Science & Mathematics

American Mathematical Monthly
Annals of Mathematics
Journal of the American Statistical Association

Social Sciences

American Journal of Psychology
American Journal of Sociology
Annual Review of Anthropology
Child Development
Political Science Quarterly