JSTOR is a digital library for scholars, researchers, and students. It provides access to academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines.

JSTOR is available through the Boston Public Library (BPL). To access JSTOR, please read the following instructions carefully.


If you ALREADY HAVE a BPL eCard or a physical BPL card, then go to BPL’s Electronic Resources page.

Click JSTOR (or any other database you wish to access).

When prompted, enter your BPL ecard or BPL library card info.


If you DO NOT HAVE a BPL eCard or a physical BPL card, then sign up for a BPL eCard.

After you have signed up, then go to the Electronic Resources page.

Click JSTOR (or any other database you wish to access).

When prompted, enter the number that was emailed to and the PIN you chose.