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1 JSTOR: Overview and New Initiatives

2 ITHAKA is a not-for-profit organization that helps the academic community use digital technologies to preserve the scholarly record and to advance research and teaching in sustainable ways. We pursue this mission by providing innovative services that aid in the adoption of these technologies and that create lasting impact. Our Organization

3 Ithaka S+R is a research and consulting service that focuses on the transformation of scholarship and teaching in an online environment, with the goal of identifying the critical issues facing our community and acting as a catalyst for change. JSTOR is a research platform that enables discovery, access, and preservation of scholarly content. Portico is a digital preservation service for e-journals, e-books, and other scholarly e-content. Our Services

4 »Archive Collections: Multidisciplinary and discipline-specific collections that provide access to the complete back runs of more than 1,000 academic journals »Current Collections: Current journal issues are available as collections or as single titles. »Primary Source Collections: Through collaborations with libraries, museums, and scholarly associations, we are able to provide primary source collections that complement the journal collections. These include monographs, pamphlets, letters, type specimens, government documents, drawings and paintings, and more »Books: More than 17,000 scholarly monographs from leading university presses and other scholarly publishers JSTOR Content Overview

5 Arts & Sciences I 119 Titles Economics, History, Political Science, Sociology, and other disciplines in the humanities and social sciences »Established in 1997 as JSTOR’s first collection »Includes many of the core research and society publications in the represented disciplines »Also includes a selection of titles in the more science-oriented fields of ecology, mathematics, and statistics »Current issues are available for 14 of these titles

6 Arts & Sciences II 127 Titles Economics, History, Archaeology, Classics, and Areas Studies (Latin American, Middle Eastern, Slavic, African, and Asian) »Adds depth to many disciplines introduced in Arts & Sciences I, in addition to offering core titles in new disciplines »Current issues are available for 12 of these titles

7 Arts & Sciences III 151 Titles Language, Literature, Music, Film Studies, Folklore, Performing Arts, Religion, Art & Art History, and Architecture & Architectural History »Draws on titles across the language, performing, and visual arts »Features the largest cluster of titles on Eastern and Western religions in the archive »Includes all titles from the Music Collection »Current issues are available for 18 of these titles

8 Arts & Sciences IV 112 Titles Law, Psychology, Public Policy& Administration, Business, and Education »Titles represent more than 150 years of scholarly publishing »Cluster of note-worthy student run law reviews, featuring more than a century of top legal scholarship that is accessible for research across other fields of study »Current issues are available for 12 of these titles

9 Arts & Sciences V 140 Titles History, Literature, Art & Art History, Philosophy, and Classics »Builds on disciplines introduced in previous collections and includes key literary reviews and state historical titles »Widens the scope of core disciplines in the arts & humanities »Current issues are available for 22 of these titles

10 Arts & Sciences VI 120 Titles Political Science, Education, Linguistics, Economics, and Area Studies »Extends coverage in disciplines across the social sciences »Adds more international depth to disciplines extensively covered in other Arts & Sciences collections »Current issues are available for 18 of these titles

11 Arts & Sciences VII 183 Titles All arts, humanities, and social sciences »Focused in any of the more than 30 arts, humanities, and social science disciplines covered by JSTOR, as well as business, finance, and health science fields »Captures titles that cross discipline boundaries, with titles in more disciplines than in any other JSTOR collection »Current issues are available for 14 of these titles

12 Arts & Sciences VIII 140 Titles* Art & Art History, Language & Literature, History, Education, Philosophy, Classical Studies, and Music »Broadens coverage of core humanities disciplines »Features rare 19th and early 20th century American Art periodicals from the Frick, the Met, and the Brooklyn Museum »Contains noteworthy titles such as Poetry and Bomb »Current issues are available for 34 of these titles * Minimum number of titles

13 Arts & Sciences IX 150 Titles* Business, Economics, Archeology, Anthropology, Social and Political Sciences, and interdisciplinary cultural studies »Widens JSTOR’s coverage in business and the social sciences »Will contain a minimum of 150 titles by the end of 2012 »Contains journals published in more than 25 countries »Signed content begins in 1853 »Current issues are available for 11 of these titles * Minimum number of titles

14 Arts & Sciences IX 150 Titles* Business, Economics, Archeology, Anthropology, Social and Political Sciences, and interdisciplinary cultural studies »Widens JSTOR’s coverage in business and the social sciences »Will contain a minimum of 150 titles by the end of 2012 »Contains journals published in more than 25 countries »Signed content begins in 1853 »Current issues are available for 11 of these titles * Minimum number of titles

15 Arts & Sciences X 125 Titles* Sociology, Education, Public Policy, Business, Economics and Finance Launched in September titles – completed in 2013 Lower fees by ~20% (ACF and AAF) Introduced new payment option o Spread one-time ACF payment over 10 years * Minimum number of titles

16 Arts & Sciences XI 125 Titles* Broad coverage in the Humanities, including History, Literature and Fine Arts Includes titles from 15 countries Lower fees than previous Archive collections Introduced new one-time payment option for institutions with 7 or more A&S collections Launched in May 2012

17 Arts & Sciences XII 125 Titles* Broad coverage in the Social Sciences, including Law, Political Science, Education and Asian Studies Notable titles include Sociologie du travail, from Elsevier Masson SAS; Journal of Comparative Family Studies; Journal of Quantitative Criminology; Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka and Foro italiano; and Educational Psychology Review Launching in April Pre-orders now accepted.

18 Life Sciences 161 Titles Ecology, botany, plant sciences, conservation, paleontology, zoology, general science, epidemiology, nursing and health sciences »Merges the Biological Sciences and Health & General Sciences Collections »Extraordinary depth in the field sciences and coverage in medicine, epidemiology, nursing and public health »JSTOR’s largest collection, spanning 340 years of content »Current issues are available for 10 of these titles

19 Business 47 Titles Economics and Finance »Titles drawn from Arts & Sciences I, II, and IV »Brings together core titles in economics and finance, including many titles from the leading scholarly societies, with a range of critical research titles in accounting, labor relations, marketing, management, operations research, and risk assessment »Current issues are available for four of these titles

20 Business II 60 Titles* Economics and Finance »Broadens the number of core international business titles, and includes titles that explore the intersections of economics, law, policy, and psychology »25 titles drawn from Arts & Sciences IV, VI, and VII »Current issues are available for seven of these titles * Minimum number of titles

21 Business III 50 Titles* Economics and Finance »Will include a minimum of 50 titles by 2012 »Covers core business fields such as economics, business administration, and finance »Will feature a robust group of non-US titles as well prominent titles in public administration, business history, accounting, management, and marketing »Current issues are available for three of these titles * Minimum number of titles

22 New Archive Collection: Jewish Studies 50 Titles From a wide range of languages, regions and perspectives Includes titles in Hebrew, English, Dutch, German, French and Italian One-time payment option available to all institutions Launching this month

23 Current Scholarship Program 232 titles from 38 publishers 2013 title list now available Integrated with archival journals on JSTOR All titles preserved in Portico, with PCA available Available as single title as well as collection subscriptions New discipline collections available for 2013

24 Books at JSTOR Featuring more than 17,000 scholarly monographs from leading university presses and other academic publishers Books are linked with and cross-searchable with the journals on JSTOR Front- and backlist books available for purchase. Pricing is tiered to JSTOR’s classifications, and volume discounts are available All books are available in a single-user model, and many in a multi-user model. Demand Driven Acquisition also available

25 Plants Global Plants Origins, History, and Today Collection of more than 2 million primary sources from leading natural history libraries, herbaria, and universities around the world Supports research and teaching in plant, ecological and environmental science Includes the world’s largest collection of plant type specimens


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