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Creating Database Accounts: JSTOR

Creating a database (ebrary, EBSCO, ProQuest, JSTOR, etc...) account provides access to many great research tools!

How do I create an account?

When you are in JSTOR, click on Register in the top right corner. 

You will be redirected to a page where you can create an account. Just fill out the form under Register for MyJSTOR on the left side of your screen. Then click Register and you'll be all set!



What can I do with an account?

Once you have created your MyJSTOR account, you can organize your research by creating folders in your My Workspace page. After loggin in to your account, you will see your name in the top right corner. Hover over your name with your mouse and a drop down menu will appear. From the drop down menu, click on My Workspace. From your My Workspace page, you can create a folder. Click on Create Folder, type in your topic, and you're good to go! 

You can now save articles to your folder to view later. 


Saving articles to your My Workspace folder is easy. If an article looks promising and you want to view it later, click on SAVE to the right of the article publication information. 

The article will be added to your My Workspace page. From there, you can select the title by hovering to the left of the title (a check box will appear). Select the article(s) you want to move. Then click Move. 

A pop-up box will appear. Select the folder you want to use and then select Move. Your article(s) will be added to that folder. 


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