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 JSTOR Arts and Sciences I

Database Information

Established in 1997, JSTOR's first collection includes core journals in economics, history, political science, and sociology, as well as in other key fields in the humanities and social sciences.  This collection also contains titles in ecology, mathematics, and statistics." -- JSTOR Website

Notable Titles:
American Historical Review
Journal of African American History
William and Mary Quarterly
Journal of American History

Search Operators
Connectors: AND, OR, NOT
Wildcard: ? = one or more unknown characters (e.g. wom?n)
Wildcard: * = multiple character searching (e.g. comput*)
Proximity: JSTOR search allows you to find terms that are within a set number of words of each other using the tilde (~) symbol (e.g. "debt forgiveness"~10).  In this example, you will only get results with the terms debt and forgiveness within ten words of each other.

Database Access

JSTOR Arts & Sciences I

Video Tutorials

JSTOR Browse and Citation Locator
Demonstrates how to find a known article or pamphlet in the JSTOR archive.


Keeping Up: Alerts in JSTOR
Explains how to create search alerts in JSTOR.


Introduction to Databases
Explains why you should use databases when conducting academic research.