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Text Analyzer

Last major update: January 2018

First released: February 2017

Upload your own document to search for articles and books on JSTOR. Using text analysis to find the topics covered in a document and intuitive tools to refine your search results, Text Analyzer is a powerful new way to search.

Topicgraph

First released: December 2016

Understand at a glance the topics covered in a book, then jump straight to pages about topics you’re researching. Developed as part of Reimagining the Monograph, Topicgraph helps users explore longform scholarship.

Reimagining the Monograph

White paper released for comment: December 2016
Final white paper released: June 2017

Consisting of both a white paper and the Topicgraph prototype, Reimagining the Monograph shows that design thinking can help unlock some of the value lost as longform scholarship has migrated to digital.

Understanding the US Constitution

First released: July 4th 2016

Select an article, amendment or clause to see all the articles in JSTOR that quote or cite it. Understanding the U.S. Constitution leads you to a library of constitutional scholarship -- in your pocket.

Exploring Rembrandt

First released: June 2016

Pick a painting to see scholarship from JSTOR about that painting. Developed with Artstor Labs shortly after Artstor and ITHAKA joined forces, Exploring Rembrandt is a proof of concept demonstrating the potential of using artwork as a portal into the scholarship about it.

Understanding Shakespeare

Last major update: July 2015
First released: October 2014

Pick a play. Click a line. Instantly see articles on JSTOR that quote that line. Developed in partnership with the Folger Shakespeare Library, Understanding Shakespeare showcases the potential of using a primary text as a portal into the scholarship about it.

Livingstone's Zambezi Expedition

First released: May 2015

Explore along with Dr. David Livingstone and his botanist John Kirk on their journey up the Zambezi River in East Africa. Incorporating rich materials from JSTOR Global Plants, Livingstone’s Zambezi Expedition allows researchers to explore plant specimens and primary source materials both geographically and chronologically.

ReflowIt

First released: January 2015

Read page scan content easily on your phone’s small screen. Created at the New York Public Library Labs’ Open Book Hack Day, ReflowIt is a quick proof of concept that reflows the images of the words of scanned pdfs for better reading on a small device.

Graduated Projects


Classroom Readings

Graduated: January 2018
First released: August 2014

Find reading assignments to share with your students that are on topic and at their level. Populated by articles whose usage patterns on JSTOR suggest they were frequently taught in classes, Classroom Readings helps time-crunched teachers incorporate scholarly sources into their classes.
JSTOR Classroom Readings is no longer operational.

JSTOR Sustainability

Graduated: January 2018
First released: September 2014

Search a digital library of academic research covering issues related to environmental stress and its challenges for human society. JSTOR Sustainability helps researchers navigate an interdisciplinary terrain, with Topic Pages and Influential Articles (developed in partnership with the UW DataLab) acting as road signs.
JSTOR Sustainability is no longer operational. Many of its features and all its content are available on JSTOR here.

JSTOR Snap

Graduated: May 2017
First released: February 2015

Snap a picture of any page of text and discover articles from JSTOR about the same topic. Providing a mobile research experience that isn’t just a stripped-down, small-screen version of desktop search, JSTOR Snap takes advantage of the unique qualities of your smart phone.
JSTOR Snap is no longer operational. Users of Snap will be redirected to Text Analyzer, which incorporates all that we learned on Snap and more.