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Books at JSTOR Offer 2017-2018

Response Deadline: 
February 14, 2018

Subscription Term


February 1, 2018


January 31, 2019

Pricing is now available for Books at JSTOR, using a purpetual access/purchase model. Discounts for purchase of subject collections, DDA investments, and individual title purchases are the same as last year.

Participants will enjoy:

  • the maximum discount of 45% for any purchase of subject collections
  • the maximum discount of 45% for any DDA investments of over $2,500
  • a 30% discount will be applied to individual title purchases


Title lists have been updated since the previous Books at JSTOR offer. Many new titles have been released in the Security Studies and Sustainability subject collections. There are now over 8,500 titles in approximately 200 subject collections.



Books at JSTOR offers more than 55,000 ebooks from renowned scholarly publishers, integrated with journals and primary sources on JSTOR’s easy-to-use platform.

All titles offered in Books at JSTOR are available exclusively in a DRM-free, unlimited-user model. The ebooks work just like the journals on JSTOR, with unlimited simultaneous use, downloads, and printing, and no need to log in or use special software.

Benefits of Books at JSTOR include:

  • High-quality scholarly content: Important titles from leading academic publishers from around the world, including university presses, public policy organizations, and independent presses
  • Easy to use: All ebook chapters are available exclusively in a DRM-free, unlimited-user model. They work just like the journal articles on JSTOR, with unlimited simultaneous use, PDF downloads, and printing, and no need to log in or use special software
  • Seamless integration with journals: Users can search across the full text of ebooks and journals on JSTOR. Placing the ebooks into users’ existing research workflows helps increase discovery and usage
  • Unlimited, DRM-free access: JSTOR's unlimited-user model allows unlimited downloading and printing of DRM-free chapters
  • Flexible purchase models: Build a collection title by title; choose a subject collection; or set up Demand-Driven Acquisition to pay for titles only when they're used
  • Open access: More than 2,500 Open Access ebooks from leading publishers are now available on JSTOR, at no cost to libraries or users
  • Preservation assured: Books at JSTOR titles are preserved in Portico, ITHAKA's digital archive service

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Last updated: January 22, 2018


Response Instructions

Libraries who are interested in participating, should fill out the order form linked here and email Jennifer Bancroft by the response deadline.

Terms & Conditions

Additional Information

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MARC Records

Books at JSTOR offers free, high-quality MARC records from OCLC. The MARC records are available to all participating institutions, regardless of whether they are OCLC affiliates. You can download sample MARC records here (in .mrc format).