Books at JSTOR to launch in November

June 19th, 2012 · by spolanka · No Comments

JSTOR is pleased to announce that Books at JSTOR will be live in November 2012. Books at JSTOR will feature more than 14,000 scholarly monographs from leading academic presses, and will be fully integrated with the more than 1,600 current and archival journals on JSTOR, including links to and from book reviews.

An initial title list, as well as more information on the program, is available at http://books.jstor.org.

Books at JSTOR will feature front- and backlist books available for purchase as individual titles. All books will be available in a single concurrent user model, and many will be in an unlimited user model. The program will feature:

  • Flexible purchase options, including demand-driven acquisition
  • High-quality metadata, including chapter-level DOIs and free MARC records
  • Perpetual access rights, with books preserved in Portico
  • COUNTER-compliant usage statistics

The following publishers are participating in Books at JSTOR; we anticipate adding additional publishers prior to launch:

Boydell and Brewer
Brookings Institution
Central European University Press
Columbia University Press
Cornell University Press
Edinburgh University Press
Harvard University Press
McGill-Queen’s University Press
Penn State University Press
Princeton University Press
RAND Publications
Russell Sage Foundation
University of California Press
The University of Illinois Press
The University of Michigan Press
The University of Minnesota Press
The University of North Carolina Press
The University of Texas Press
The University of Toronto Press
University Press of Mississippi
Yale University Press

For an initial title list and more information, please visit http://books.jstor.org. More titles will be added to the list each month; we encourage you to sign up for e-alerts to be notified when the latest title list is available.

To learn more about Books at JSTOR and other new initiatives, visit us at ALA at booth #2324. Stop by to learn about:

  • New Archive Collections
  • Latest Current Journals
  • JSTOR Search Beta
  • Plant Science
  • Books
  • Flexible Subscription Options

JSTOR representatives will be hosting information sessions at booth #1290 at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 24.

For more information, please contact us at participation@jstor.org.

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