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Summary: yes
Relevant License Text:

Institutional Licensees may wish to use the textual Content, namely Back Issues, Current Issues and Books, for the purpose of fulfilling occasional requests from other libraries, a practice commonly called Interlibrary Loan. Institutional Licensees may use Licensed Content for Interlibrary Loan provided that such use is not at a volume that would substitute for a subscription to the journal, acquisition of access to a Book, or participation in JSTOR by the receiving institution and is in accordance with United States or international copyright laws, guidelines, or conventions. For Books, this shall mean Interlibrary Loan shall be restricted to a single copy of a Book chapter. Institutional Licensees shall comply with the CONTU Guidelines, available at http://old.cni.org/docs/infopols/CONTU.html unless the Institutional Licensee is subject to similar international guidelines or customary and usual practices regarding Interlibrary Loan. Transmission of Licensed Content shall be from one library to another (not directly to users) through post or fax, or secure electronic transmission, such as Ariel or its equivalent. To facilitate direct contact with publishers for the provision of Content outside the allowable scope of Interlibrary Loan or for other permissions, publisher information is available at http://about.jstor.org/jstor-publishers.


Summary: no
Relevant License Text:

in Terms and conditions of Use - Prohibited Uses of the Content.

Institutions and users may not:


reproduce or distribute Content in bulk, such as the inclusion of Content including portions of Content (e.g., Book chapters, individual articles and/or journal issues) or Content in course packs, electronic reserves, repositories, or organizational intranets (but see Section 4.1(f) above).

Archival Access

Summary: yes
Relevant License Text:

titles purchased

This shall apply only if you are ordering Archive Collections:

The fees for Archive Collections are comprised of: (1) an Archive Capital Fee (“ACF”, a one-time fee per Collection aimed at ensuring the long term preservation, upgrading, and enhancements of the scholarly materials in the JSTOR archive, for certain collections such one-time fee is a Network Participation Fee) and (2) an Annual Access Fee (“AAF”, a periodic payment covering Institutional Licensee’s access to the JSTOR Archive).  The AAF is subject to reasonable annual increases upon renewal of the Agreement.  Based on your institution’s level of JSTOR participation, your institution may also be eligible in JSTOR’s discretion to either: (1) pay out the ACF pro-rated over a period of years as specified in the applicable invoice or (2) pay a one-time fee per collection (a portion of which shall consist of the ACF).  You may select any payment option for which you may be eligible. You may also elect to add access for your institution’s alumni through a secure portal or via an authenticated web site by paying an additional 10% of the total AAF (or other percentage set by JSTOR to better reflect the usage by your alumni relative to your other Authorized Users or otherwise upon reasonable notice). 

In recognition of the important archival function provided by JSTOR, should you terminate access to a JSTOR collection, your institution may resume access to that collection and all content subsequently added to that collection at any time through payment of only the AAF (and any outstanding prorated installments of ACF).

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