JSTOR

JSTOR (/ˈstɔːr/;[2] short for Journal Storage)[3] is a digital library founded in 1995 in New York City. Originally containing digitized back issues of academic journals, it now encompasses books and other primary sources as well as current issues of journals in the humanities and social sciences.[4] It provides full-text searches of almost 2,000 journals.

JSTOR
Screenshot
The JSTOR front page
Type of site
Digital library
Available inEnglish (includes content in other languages)
OwnerIthaka Harbors, Inc.[1]
Created byAndrew W. Mellon Foundation
Founder(s)William G. Bowen
URLjstor.org
RegistrationYes
Launched1995; 26 years ago (1995)
Current statusActive
OCLC number46609535
Links
Websitewww.jstor.org
Title list(s)support.jstor.org/hc/en-us/articles/115007466248-JSTOR-Title-Lists

As of 2013, more than 8,000 institutions in more than 160 countries had access to JSTOR.[5] Most access is by subscription but some of the site is public domain, and open access content is available free of charge.[6]

JSTOR's revenue was $86 million in 2015.[7]


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