In addition to presentations from JSTOR Labs and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, the LC Labs team will unveil a new baseball data set with which researchers and enthusiasts can create new tools on their own. The showcase will culminate with a conversation on baseball and American… Read more»
This July 9-12, Library of Congress Labs is hosting “Inside Baseball,” a collaborative flash build with JSTOR Labs of new digital tools to explore the Library’s baseball-related collections data, building resources, and visualizations.
“Inside Baseball” will also work to connect collections across institutions through a partnership with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, incorporating their baseball holdings into the flash build’s data set.
“We are so excited to join forces with JSTOR Labs… Read more»
JSTOR users at institutions that also subscribe to Artstor may encounter a colorful surprise: some search results on JSTOR are now displaying image results from the Artstor Digital Library.
This feature is in pilot stage. Currently, some 840,000 images are available in the JSTOR image search, and the number will grow as we obtain the rights to display more. Image search on JSTOR is not intended to replace search on… Read more»
JSTOR received the first-ever People’s Choice Award for Text Analyzer during the SSP Previews Session at the Society for Scholarly Publishing‘s 40th annual meeting held May 30-June 1 in Chicago, IL.
In a plenary featuring 13 presentations about the industry’s newest and most innovative products, platforms, and content, attendees voted for Text Analyzer as most likely to have the most positive impact in scholarly communications.
JSTOR Labs Director Alex Humphreys demonstrated… Read more»
JSTOR Daily, our scholarship-backed magazine, has a new look. The new site was designed to make it easier for you to explore, discover, and read articles.
JSTOR Daily continues to publish articles based on peer-reviewed, fact-based, careful thinking and writing that help us understand what’s going on in the world today. As always, the underlying scholarship cited and linked in our stories is open and accessible to all readers. And with the new design, it is now… Read more»
More than 600 out-of-print scholarly books published by El Colegio de México will be digitized and made available in open access form by JSTOR, thanks to a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The grant has been offered as part of the Humanities Open Book Program, a joint project of the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Mellon Foundation to make important scholarly books available widely to students and researchers.… Read more»
Una subvención de The Mellon Foundation financia la digitalización y el acceso abierto a publicaciones académicas latinoamericanas
JSTOR digitalizará y dará acceso abierto a más de 600 libros académicos publicados por El Colegio de México que están fuera de circulación, gracias a una subvención otorgada por The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. La subvención ha sido otorgada como parte del Humanities Open Book Program (Programa de Libro Abierto para las Humanidades), un proyecto conjunto entre the National Endowment for the Humanities y The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, cuya finalidad es… Read more»
Our newest Thematic Collection is live: JSTOR Security Studies, featuring academic and policy research on international and national security problems and foreign policy issues.
The resource was built in collaboration with academics and librarians in the security studies community and brings together perspectives from around the world. When completed, it will feature 75 journals – all new to JSTOR – and up to 20,000 reports and policy briefs from over 100 institutes.… Read more»
Since 1996, schools and libraries have been celebrating poetry every April with National Poetry Month. We’ve gathered some resources to help you join the celebration.
We created a set of printable flyers that highlight poetry topics in depth. Each flyer has tear-off tabs along the bottom that include citations for poems and articles on JSTOR. Print the files, snip the tabs, and post them in your classroom and library.… Read more»
You can now do more with your lists on My JSTOR. In addition to saving your research and building outlines, students can now add notes to their citations and instructors can include comments or instructions when sharing a reading list with their class.
With the improved Lists feature, you can create an overall description for every list and add notes to each item. We have also implemented a rich text editor… Read more»