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October 25, 2020

JSTOR. Expanded access to JSTOR and Artstor extended through June 2021. As the COVID-19 crisis continues to disrupt higher education, ITHAKA is extending the JSTOR and Artstor expanded access program through June 30, 2021 to help institutions in their shift to remote teaching. [Full Announcement].

December 6, 2017

JSTOR. JSTOR introduces Campus Activated Subscriber Access. JSTOR is partnering with Google Scholar to introduce more streamlined access to JSTOR. Campus Activated Subscriber Access (CASA) grants students access to an institution’s licensed content off-campus. CASA builds on Google Scholar’s Subscriber Links program; when a researcher visits Google Scholar while on campus, it remembers their affiliation. Then, when away from campus, they’ll continue to have access to licensed JSTOR content that’s searched through Google Scholar. [Full Announcement].

February 7, 2017

JSTOR. Knowledge Unlatched and JSTOR to study usage of Open Access books. Knowledge Unlatched, the Open Access initiative supporting monographs in the Humanities and Social Sciences, and JSTOR, the digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources, are partnering to study usage patterns in Open Access by cross-promoting KU titles. While KU will continue to host its titles on the OAPEN and HathiTrust platforms, it will expand the hosting of 30 Open Access titles to JSTOR. This set includes titles in History, Literature, Political Science, Anthropology, and Media & Communications—all published by leading scholarly presses and “unlatched” with the support of libraries around the world. [Full Announcement].

January 25, 2009

JSTOR. JSTOR and Ithaka Merge, Uniting Efforts to Serve the Scholarly Community. STOR and Ithaka announced the merger of their organizations. This move unites two pioneering entities that are focused on helping the scholarly community take advantage of rapidly advancing information technologies. [Full Announcement].