With more than 1,800 scholarly journals spanning 300 years, JSTOR is one of the most comprehensive and trusted research databases in the world. Learn how to navigate the rich JSTOR library—from peer-reviewed scholarly research to critical analyses of historical events to thorough book reviews. You’ll find remarkable research to place your family story in historical context.
Need local history from colonial New England or North Carolina? Need history of mining in Wales? Need information about life in a shtetl in Poland? Then JSTOR will be your best friend. In addition to scholarly societies and academic presses, JSTOR works with more than 30 state and regional historical societies to archive the entire runs of their publications –from the very first issue published—to make available for searching, browsing, and reading.
GGS and JSTOR are also happy to take search requests to use as examples for the webinar. If you have a topic to search on JSTOR and to share during this webinar, please send them to sarah.kim [at] jstor.org by October 1.
About our Speaker
Sarah Kim is the senior marketing manager at JSTOR where she oversees outreach and engagement with individual researchers. For the past 10 years, she helped to launch JSTOR’s Register & Read and JPASS programs and worked with publishers to archive and make their journals available to millions of users worldwide.
Before landing at JSTOR, Sarah started off as an assistant at a literary agency and worked her way through the marketing and publicity teams at W.W. Norton and Bloomberg. As pro bono, she consults on branding and key messaging strategies for not-for-profits in New York City.