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JSTOR provides electronic access to back runs of more than 2,000 important scholarly journals. Journals that do not include full-text may be requested using the Article Delivery Service. Disciplines covered include:

  • African American Studies
  • African Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Aquatic Sciences
  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Art & Art History
  • Asian Studies
  • Biological Sciences
  • Botany & Plant Sciences
  • Business
  • Classical Studies
  • Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Feminist & Women studies
  • Finance
  • Folklore
  • General Science
  • Geography
  • History
  • History of Science & Technology
  • Language & Literature
  • Latin American Studies
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Middle East Studies
  • Paleontology
  • Performing Arts
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Population Studies
  • Psychology
  • Public Policy & Administration
  • Slavic Studies
  • Sociology
  • Statistics

The database allows keyword and Boolean searching across the full-text of all journals in the database, selected subsets of journal titles, or in just a single title. Searching by authors, titles, and publication dates is also available. Results display as page images, including not only text, but photographs, illustrations, musical notation, and all other graphic features. Users may not only view citations and articles, but also print and download.


Help is available via a link at the upper right on every screen.

For help using these indexes see: How do I find an article on my topic?

Dates covered

Earliest date is 1665; due to "moving wall" agreements with the publishers, JSTOR does not include current issues of journals; the most recently published issue of any current journal will not appear in JSTOR until 1-5 years after the publishing date.

Updating frequency



Scholarly journals from various publishers. An alphabetical list of the journals included in the database is available from the "Browse" option in the top menu bar.

Print counterpart or
related resources

Individual journals are also published in paper format, and QuickSearch lists those available at Rutgers.

Producer/content provider

Various scholarly publishers.

Vendor/electronic presentation provider