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Basics of JSTOR: Searching

Guide To JSTOR


JSTOR is a multidisciplinary database providing access to various amounts of scholarship including books, journals, and primary sources. Please note that the majority of the resources in JSTOR are peer-reviewed, this includes both articles and books. If you are unsure please see a librarian. In addition, if an item is not available in full-text please complete an interlibrary loan form if you need this item. 




Searching basics


Searching JSTOR

JSTOR has many options for searching you have the option to choose "advanced". The advanced search helps you to narrow your topic and limit the number of results you get. In addition, you can enter keywords or phrases in the search box. You can also limit the search to a particular time period or even search by language. Another feature is to search by item type which permits searching for only articles.  


  Searching within a result helps you to further narrow your search and limit your results.