Ebook Collections: JSTOR Ebooks

This guide highlights a range of ebook collections, giving details on the content of the collections, and how to use them

About JSTOR Ebooks


JSTOR provides access to journal articles, books and primary sources.

The University of St Andrews has access to selected e-books purchased on the JSTOR platform, as well as over 7000 Open Access e-books.   You can view e-book chapters online or download them as standard PDFs.  Books are supplied on a Digital Rights Management Free (DRM-Free) basis, so there are no limits on downloading or printing, and there are no limits on how many people can view the ebook at the same time.

JSTOR E-books video

Finding JSTOR E-books

All  JSTOR ebook titles can be found through Library search:

Enter a title, keyword, author, or a combination of these into the search box, and tick the E-Book only box.

From the results click the eBook button , if you need to login you'll be taken to the University of St Andrews Microsoft Office 365 sign-in page, enter your university email address and password.

You can also search directly from the JSTOR website:

  • Use the Advanced Search
  • Enter your search terms into the search box
  • Ensure the Select an access type box has the option Content I can access selected
  • In the Narrow results section choose Books.

Examples of JSTOR E-books

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