Designed for those without institutional access to the JSTOR archival collections, JPASS is ideal for members working outside the academy.
The American Historical Association, in collaboration with JSTOR, is pleased to offer members a special, discounted fee for JPASS, a new JSTOR access plan for individuals.
Earlier this month, JSTOR announced the impending release of its new Register & Read initiative. Yesterday, the program launched.
Article By: Elisabeth Grant
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
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.
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
On Monday it was announced that JSTOR (an interdisciplinary digital archive) and Aluka (a digital library of resources from and about Africa) are joining up to combine their resources and mission.
Some recent observations in the blogosphere about the “conservative” nature of our disciplinary research practices, and an invitation to speak at the JSTOR publisher’s workshop last week, got me thinking about just how far we have traveled over the past 20 years...