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REGISTER AND READ: COMPLETELY FREE
By registering for a MyJSTOR account, you can read three articles every two weeks. To register you will need to:
- create a username and password
- provide an email
- provide your name
There are also a few demographic items: Primary Area of Study, Position/Academic Status and Institution or University. It's important to note that none of these items will affect your level of access. There will also be an opportunity to sign up for news items from JSTOR or JSTOR-participating publishers if you’d like.You can start on the registration page
HOW TO GET YOURSELF A MYJSTOR ACCOUNT Once you’re registered, go crazy! Find an article you want. Whether or not you’re logged in, you’ll see a yellow banner at the top of it. If the article is part of Register and Read, you’ll see a “Read Online Free” button in the upper-right-hand side of the screen. Add content to your shelf to view it as full-text page images. After 14 days, you may remove it and add new items to your shelf.
You’ve signed up for a MyJSTOR account and you’re ready to start reading online! To read articles, you must first add them to your shelf. Here’s how:
When you find an article you’d like to read, check to see if the blue banner at the top says “Read Online Free” on the top right hand side. If it has this button, it is a part of Register and Read and can be added to your shelf.
Click the “Read Online Free” button. If you are not already logged in, you may log in with your MyJSTOR credentials when prompted or create a new account. You will be taken back to the article after this process.
Add the article to your shelf. Choose carefully, once an article is added to your shelf it can’t be removed for 14 days.
It’s ready! You can find your shelf under the drop down menu “MyJSTOR”. The article will stay on your shelf for 14 days. After this time you will have the option to remove it and replace it with something new. You’ll know an article is ready to be removed when the gray “Remove” button appears underneath it. EARLY JOURNAL CONTENT: ALSO FREE.
Early Journal Content includes all journals published prior to 1923 in the United States and prior to 1870 elsewhere. These journals encompass the arts and humanities, economics, politics, mathematics and a smattering of other sciences—nearly 500,000 articles from more than 200 journals, all told.
To access these journals, you only need to find them. You don't even need a MyJSTOR account. Here’s how… BACK TO TOP
PUBLISHER SALES SERVICE & SUBSCRIPTION:
OR HOW MANY PUBLISHERS OFFER THEIR ARTICLES AND/OR ISSUES FOR SALE INDIVIDUALLY AND SOMETIMES YOU CAN SUBSCRIBE TO A JOURNAL AND READ IT ON JSTOR.
A NOTE ON INDIVIDUAL ACCESS SUBSCRIPTIONS:
We also work with publishers and scholarly societies to offer individual access to specific journals. Indiana University Press is the only publisher that offers subscriptions directly through our website
. Generally, it will depend on the journal as to whether it's available on a subscription basis. If you want to know whether something's available, contact us!
We would love to talk to you. Seriously. BACK TO TOP
JPASS: ACCESS TO MORE THAN 1,900 JOURNALS FOR THE ACADEMIC IN ALL OF US. FEES OUTLINED BELOW. JPASS includes the archives of all the journals listed in the JPASS Collection
which represents approximately 83% of the journals on the JSTOR website. Content not in the JPASS Collection includes scholarly books, primary sources, the most recent issues of some journals, and, in some cases, journal archives. Some of this unavailable content may be found via Register & Read, for purchase as an individual article, or through an interlibrary loan from a JSTOR-participating library.
1 MONTH: $19.50
1 YEAR: $199
DISCOUNTS FOR 1 YEAR JPASSES
HOW TO BUY ONE:
Before you begin, double check that you aren't entitled to an extra discount as a member of these societies.
- Create a MyJSTOR account. If you create a MyJSTOR account BEFORE you purchase your JPASS, you'll get a discount on the yearly pass.
- If you are NOT part of a society, click the "Shelf" section of the drop-down MyJSTOR menu. This option is in the upper left hand side of your screen.
When you get to your shelf, if you've put things on it, you'll see the below ad. From there you can choose your package and make your way to PayPal. If you don't have anything on your shelf, no problem. You can click "JPASS Downloads" from the same menu. It will take you to this page. Once you get to PayPal you'll be presented with this screen. Be sure to check the box that allows you to accept our Terms and Conditions. Once you're at PayPal, you will need to sign in as a guest (click 'Pay with Debit or Credit Card') or use your existing PayPal account. After you've logged in and confirmed your method of payment, you'll have to confirm your purchase.
You will then be thanked for your purchased and kicked back to JSTOR. The JPASS is connected to your MyJSTOR account, so just log in on jstor.org to access it.
If you have any trouble, just contact us and we'll get it sorted out.
We currently do not have a mechanism for searching against specific programs, like Early Journal Content, Publisher Sales Service or JPASS. Our development team is aware that this is desired functionality and will be working to bring it to you in the near future.
HOW TO READ YOUR DARN ARTICLE AFTER YOU PURCHASE IT
If you’re here, chances are you’re a little hazy on what to do after purchasing an article on JSTOR. Where is it? Is the stork dropping it off or…?
Never fear, the answers are here!
Go to www.jstor.org
and make sure you’re logged in. To check, look in the upper right corner. It should say, “Welcome Firstname Lastname.” If it doesn’t, just click Login in the upper right corner and log in to your account.
Go to your Purchase History. To get there, hover your cursor over the MyJSTOR tab at the top of the page and choose “Purchase History” from the dropdown menu.
3. Click on the article title in the Purchase History list to be taken to the article. Then, click the blue “Download PDF” button, or the “View PDF” link in the Tools box (pictures below). The article will appear in a new window. The first page is the cover page, so be sure to scroll down to see the actual text of the article. At this point, you can save the document to your computer, print it, close it – go nuts!
For most articles, you’ll can click this blue “Download PDF” button to open your PDF. However, some articles have a “View PDF” button instead, and it looks like this: From here you can download and read away!BACK TO TOP JSTOR is part of ITHAKA, a not-for-profit organization helping the academic community use digital technologies to preserve the scholarly record and to advance research and teaching in sustainable ways. ©2000-2015 ITHAKA. All Rights Reserved. JSTOR®, the JSTOR logo, JPASS®, Aluka® and ITHAKA® are registered trademarks of ITHAKA. Read more about our Terms and Conditions