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JSTOR includes archives dating from as early as the 16th century of over 1200 leading academic journals and other scholarly resources across the arts, humanities, health and life sciences, social sciences and sciences. The entire corpus is full-text searchable, offers search term highlighting, includes high-quality images, and is interlinked by millions of citations and references. For more information about the JSTOR collections, please visit JSTOR's Available Collections at

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Subject Areas

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Health and Life Sciences
  • Science, Engineering and Technology
  • Social Sciences

JSTOR includes journals and other material from more than 50 disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Coverage is significant in many fields including: Anthropology, Art & Art History, Biological Sciences, Business, Classical Studies, Economics, History, Language & Literature, Philosophy, Political Science and Sociology. Twenty-five multidisciplinary, discipline-specific, and primary source collections are available.

Academic Levels

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate
  • Research

Resource Types

  • Archive Resources With Updates
  • Scientific Data
  • Online Journals
  • Research Materials
  • Archive Agreement

Further information

This resource is updated irregularly.

Today, academic journals comprise the majority of the content in JSTOR. Journals are always included from volume 1, issue 1 and include previous and related titles. The most recently published issues (past 3-5 years) are not available. However, users can search this material and link to the publisher's site or other online source for access. Please read about the Moving Wall ( and Links to Recent Content ( for more information.

New content is added monthly or more frequently. Additional years of content in accord with the Moving Wall ( ) are added annually.