JSTOR Platform Update Release

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On August 21 JSTOR released a major new platform update that offers many new features.

What’s New:

Home Page: Browse by discipline from the home page allows you to see everything in the JSTOR archive in a specific discipline, both licensed and unlicensed content.

Advanced Search Page: The default is to search full-text content in the collections licensed by an institution. A user may also choose to search across all content in the JSTOR archive, both licensed and unlicensed.

Search Results Page:
- You can save a search to be run later, storing it in a MyJSTOR account.
- The default option is to search full-text content available to you. You can also choose to search across all content in the JSTOR archive.
-You can chose to view only results you have access to, or all search results.
-Access icons indicate which content you have access to from your IP address or via a remote login.

List of Volumes and Issues Page:
-Lists of issues in each decade can be expanded or collapsed by clicking the plus or minus sign.
-Some more recent issues can be browsed in JSTOR even though they are not yet in the archive, and the full text is available on one of our linking partners’ sites. These issues are indicated by a yellow arrow box.

Item Information Page:
-The search box at this level offers the choice to search within this issue, this journal title, or across all content (“All Titles”).
-The PDF file size is listed so users can know how big the downloaded file will be.
-References and Items that Cite this Item are listed below the citation.

Export Citations: You can select as many citations as you like for direct export or emailing.
Although you can save these citations to a MyJSTOR account, it is not required in order to export or email them.

For more detailed information, view this PDF presentation.

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