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New JSTOR Collections

jstorThe Library is very pleased to announce the purchase of JSTOR Arts & Sciences VIII – XIV. This purchase provides Regent researchers with access to more than 1,400 new peer-reviewed journals and millions of articles in full-text. The Arts & Sciences collections include titles across nearly every academic discipline.

JSTOR is one of the world’s most respected providers of scholarly literature and one of the most popular Library databases with Regent students and faculty. During the 2014-2015 academic year, Regent users conducted 377,536 searches in JSTOR. Now with twice the journal content, plus access to JSTOR’s carefully chosen e-book collection, this invaluable resource will contribute even more to scholarship at Regent.

To get started with JSTOR, click here.

Feedback Express—New JSTOR collections

Written by Leanne Strum, Ph.D., Associate Dean of the University Library

You asked for additional JSTOR collections and the Library has responded!

Regent University Library is pleased to announce the addition of two new JSTOR Collections: Arts & Sciences V & VI. Our subscription adds over 240 full-text scholarly journals to our collection. The JSTOR Arts & Sciences Collections I, II, III, IV, V, and VI include full-text articles from 745 core journals, encompassing many disciplines. Details on each individual collection are given below.

Arts & Sciences Collections I through VI

The JSTOR Arts & Sciences I Collection includes full-text articles from the complete back runs of 119 journal titles in fifteen disciplines. The collection of online full-text material includes many of the core research and journals published by scholarly societies in economics, history, political science, and sociology, as well as in other key fields in the humanities and social sciences. This collection also includes a selection of titles in the more science-oriented fields of ecology, mathematics, and statistics.

The Arts & Sciences II Collection is home to 124 titles. This adds depth to Arts & Sciences I and also offers core journals in several new disciplines, such as archaeology and African, Latin American, Middle Eastern, and Slavic studies.

The Arts & Sciences III Collection contains 150 additional titles. It adds titles in language and literature as well as important titles in music, film studies, folklore, religion, and art history.

The Arts & Sciences IV Collection includes 112 titles and has a strong focus on the professions of business, education, and law, and also includes titles in psychology and public policy and administration.

The Arts & Sciences Collection V includes full-text articles from 120 journals. This collection builds on previously introduced disciplines, adding important literary reviews and state historical journals. It also widens the scope of core disciplines in the arts and humanities, such as philosophy, history, classics, religion, art and art history, and language and literature.

The Arts & Sciences Collection VI includes full-text articles from an additional 120 journals. This collection extends coverage in disciplines across the social sciences, with clusters focused in economics, education, linguistics, political science, and area studies. These often interdisciplinary titles broaden the scope of coverage for the social sciences and expand the range of international scholarship.

Notable new titles include:

  • Foreign Affairs
  • Journal of Population Economics
  • Journal of Qu’ranic Studies
  • The Journal of Educational Research
  • The Middle East Journal
  • The World Bank Economic Review
  • Hudson Review
  • Kenyon Review
  • Massachusetts Historical Review
  • Historica Mexicana
  • Revue D’Histoire Moderne et Contemporaine
  • Zeitschrift fur philosophische Forschung

To access any JSTOR collections go to the Library database page and select JSTOR, located under the “J’s” in our database listing. If you have any questions or comments, please contact one of our reference librarians at reference@regent.edu.