Tag Archives: JSTOR

The End of the Book as We Know It?

What becomes of the book online, if it effectively becomes more like a journal—searchable and perhaps even purchasable at the chapter level? That was a question implicit in two meetings on the state of scholarly publishing over the past week: Oxford Journals Day and the Ithaka Sustainable Scholarship Conference. Article By: Robert B. Townsend

JSTOR Focus Group at the 125th Annual Meeting

The following is an announcement from JSTOR for attendees of the AHA’s upcoming 125th Annual Meeting in Boston: Attending the American Historical Association (AHA) Annual Meeting in Boston from January 6-9? Come and talk to us! JSTOR would like to know your thoughts about the quality of our collections and our future directions.
December 22, 2010

What We’re Reading: December 4, 2008 Edition

In this edition of What We’re Reading, two historians have been named recipients of the 2008 Kluge Prize, and will split the $1 million award. In other news, JSTOR announces that new content has been added to Aluka collections. From the blogosphere, read about how not to apply to grad school, and take a peek into some “delightful ephemera” from the Washington State Library. Finally, we point to two articles from the New York Times, covering the varied topics of the housing bubble and the American Revolution, and World War I deserters. Article By: Elisabeth Grant, Vernon Horn, Robert B. Townsend, and Lee White
December 4, 2008