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Database Help: JSTOR

JSTOR Help Page
In 1995, following a pilot launched under the direction of the University of Michigan, JSTOR was established as an independent not-for-profit organization. In 2009, JSTOR merged with and became a service of ITHAKA, a not-for-profit organization that works to advance and preserve knowledge and to improve teaching and learning through the use of digital technologies.JSTOR currently offers more than 12 million academic journal articles, 85,000 books, and 2 million primary source documents in 75 disciplines.[JSTOR]

JSTOR Video Tutorials

How to log in to JSTOR by finding your college or university's portal
Registering for a personal JSTOR account
JSTOR isn't Google: How to use search to find articles and ebooks on JSTOR
Using ebooks on JSTOR to enhance your research?
2 Minute How-To: Be the Most Organized with JSTOR Workspace
2 Minute How To: Using Documents to Find New Research
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