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Linking to Library Resources: JSTOR

This guide covers how to link to search results, catalog records, e-books, and other electronic resources in the Library's collections.

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Permalinks in JSTOR

JSTOR is a database that includes full-text journals, e-books, and other publications. You can use the Stable URLs as permalinks to the resources in a number of ways.

Page Contents:

Permalink to Issue

Using JSTOR's Stable URLs as Permalinks:

From Journal Table of Contents Page:

  1. Navigate to the table of contents page for the journal you want to link to.
  2. The Stable URL is shown next to the image of the journal.
  3. Copy and paste this link. You now have a permalink to the specific issue's table of contents page.


Permalink to Specific Article

If you instead want to link to a specific article from a journal, there are two ways to do so, both utilizing the stable URL that JSTOR provides.

From Table of Contents Page:

Once you have found your journal and navigate to its table of contents page, you can do the following to find your stable URL:

  1. Scroll down to the article that you want to use.
  2. Highlight the Stable URL listed underneath the article title.
  3. Copy and paste this link- this is your permalink.

From Article Main page:

Once you have located the journal and the specific article you want, use the following steps to get to the stable URL from the article's main page:

  1. Click on the link to the article from the table of contents. 
  2. Locate the basic information about the article at the top of the page.
  3. Find the Stable URL.
  4. Copy and Paste the article Stable URL. This is your permalink to the specific article.

* Note that both Stable URLs will take you to the main page for the article, so both methods are equally viable.