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This research guide introduces users to the multidisciplinary JSTOR database.



Welcome to the JSTOR research guide at NJIT. This guide will introduce you to the database and help you navigate it as you conduct your research.

Using the navigation bar, you can find information specific to the platform including how to search, manage your results, and access the full text.

What is JSTOR?

JSTOR is a digital library of academic content in many formats and disciplines. The collections include top peer-reviewed scholarly journals as well as respected literary journals, academic monographs, research reports from trusted institutes, and diverse primary sources.


JSTOR is a multidisciplinary database ideal for starting a research project, identifying primary sources, or conducting research with different disciplinary lenses.

Advantages of using JSTOR:

  • You can search across the full text of ebooks, journals, images, and primary sources on JSTOR’s integrated platform, and a consistent user experience makes it easy to find relevant content regardless of format.
  • JSTOR offers research tools to help you find new sources and organize your findings including the Workspace and Text Analyzer.

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