Saturday, September 10, 2011

JSTOR Giving Away Articles!

JSTOR is one of the On September 6, 2011, they announced that they are making journal content in JSTOR published prior to 1923 in the United States and prior to 1870 elsewhere freely available to anyone, anywhere in the world. This “Early Journal Content” includes discourse and scholarship in the arts and humanities, economics and politics, and in mathematics and other sciences. It includes nearly 500,000 articles from more than 200 journals. This represents 6% of the content on JSTOR. While JSTOR currently provides access to scholarly content to people through a growing network of more than 7,000 institutions in 153 countries, they also know there are independent scholars and other people that they are still not reaching in this way. Making the Early Journal Content freely available is a first step in a larger effort to provide more access options to the content on JSTOR for these individuals. The Early Journal Content will be released on a rolling basis beginning today.

Here is a very interesting article by Warren K. Moorehead about being nearly buried alive in a mound in Ohio in 1892: Buried Alive, -- One's Sensations and Thoughts, Author(s): Warren K. Moorehead
Source: Science, Vol. 21, No. 522 (Feb. 3, 1893), p. 61:

Please read JSTOR's Frequently Asked Questions if you have additional questions about the Early Journal Content or contact them at

Download a brief program description that lists some Early Journal Content highlights.

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