Your institution holds rich and unique collections that are critical to research, teaching, and learning. Yet these resources can be difficult for scholars to discover and use, and time consuming and expensive to support. We can help.
Share your collections openly on JSTOR, the platform where millions begin their academic work. Researchers can access your collections—without paywalls—alongside a rich trove of journals, books, images, and other primary source materials, bringing greater value to you and your institution.
Join a robust platform for research and learning
Reach the scholars, faculty, and students around the world who need your collections for their research—without paywalls.
- Make your collections open and discoverable alongside relevant scholarly content, including ebooks, journals, research reports, images, and other primary source materials.
- Promote your institution with a unique branded page for browsing, subcollection groupings, and searching within your collections.
- Take advantage of the JSTOR platform’s robust search, innovative tools for teaching and learning, and usage data.
- Receive ample storage, including five terabytes with the ability to upgrade.
Experience global reach and usage
The first 300 institutions sharing 1,600 collections during our three-year pilot garnered more than 3.3 million item requests from 234 countries and territories, with 63% of that traffic coming from the open web.
- Magnify reach with continuous Google indexing
- Increase discovery with EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS), OCLC, and ProQuest/Ex Libris
- Evaluate impact with COUNTER 5-compliant usage statistics
Plus, it’s easy to build and publish your collections on JSTOR with the collection loader tool included in this service. If you need more help, we also offer collection harvesting, and can upload your collections, with no limits to the number of objects, collections, or updates.
Complete the form, start your trial, and see how easy it is to upload and share your collections on JSTOR.
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Through decades of offering trusted nonprofit resources like JSTOR and Portico, ITHAKA has built the infrastructure services that enable you to make your collections discoverable and free of paywalls to a global community of faculty, students, and researchers, and to ensure your content remains accessible for generations to come.