Subscription fees are based on your institution’s JSTOR classification. There are four JSTOR classifications for Public Libraries: Large, Medium, Small, and Very Small.
In order to determine the JSTOR classification for any public library, please contact us with the following information:
- Population Served: The total population of the area served by the library, according to the most recent statistics.
- Library Materials Budget: The annual budget for library acquisitions.
- Periodicals Holdings: The number of active serial subscriptions at your library.
Please note: JSTOR for public libraries is limited to walk-in access. Remote access for public libraries is not currently supported.
Includes all JSTOR Arts & Sciences I-XV, the Business IV, Lives of Literature, Public Health, Security Studies, and Sustainability collections. The collection contains all JSTOR archive content in subjects like History, Language & Literature, Religion, Art & Art History, Education, Law, and Political Sciences.
Includes all archival Life Sciences content on JSTOR.
Includes all primary source collections on JSTOR: Global Plants, Struggles for Freedom: Southern Africa, World Heritage Sites: Africa, and 19th Century British Pamphlets.
Jewish Studies and Hebrew Journals Collections
The Jewish Studies, Hebrew Journals, and Ireland collections are also available for separate sets of fees. The Ireland Collection is available to all public libraries, regardless of classification, for an AAF of $250.
|Classification||Jewish Studies AAF|
Hebrew Journals Collection Fees
|Classification||Hebrew Journals AAF|
ITHAKA’s infrastructure services
Through decades of offering trusted non-profit resources like JSTOR and Portico, ITHAKA has built infrastructure services that enable you to share, preserve, and manage your collections. The below introductory annual fees for public libraries are based on your institution’s JSTOR classification.
|Shared Collections||Preserved Collections||JSTOR Forum||Collection Harvesting|
All services come with 5 TB of storage, and additional terabytes are available for $500/TB. Collection Harvesting is an add-on option that can be purchased with Shared Collections, JSTOR Forum, or Preserved Collections.
The below annual fees for public libraries are based on your institution’s JSTOR classification. For more information about classifications, see above.
|Classification||Artstor collection AAF|
Annual Access Fee (AAF)
Recurring fee paid each year for a collection
One-time payment for new archive collections