A registered individual account enables researchers to access and read participating publisher articles online for free. This account also may be used to grant additional permissions as an Admin for subscribing institutions.
Who uses an individual registered account?
Anyone with an e-mail address may register for an individual account.
These accounts are especially useful to individuals who are unaffiliated with a school or library and they also provide citation management and research tools for all kinds of researchers. Students, scholars, and independent historians may use an individual registered to conveniently save, manage, and organize citations for projects, articles, and papers directly on the JSTOR site.
If you are a librarian or administrative member of your institution, you must first have a registered individual account before you can be granted Admin permissions for the institutional account.
Admin permissions enable you to review and manage:
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