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Liberal Arts Databases

All of Kettering's Liberal Studies Databases in one place


Creating a persistent link:

To share a persistent link from JSTOR, you will need to add Kettering University's proxy to ensure all users both on and off campus can access it. 

To do so, first, open the resource you wish to use. Look for the stable URL, which can be found under the article title, and which in this case is:

Next, add Kettering University's proxy BEFORE the URL as shown below: added to equals your new persistent link:

About JSTOR Collection

JSTOR is a leading database in the humanities and social sciences fields. Through the JSTOR Collection,
you will have access to: 
  • JSTOR Archive Collections
  • JSTOR Thematic Collections
  • JSTOR Primary Source Collections
  • JSTOR Global Plants
  • JSTOR ebook collection
All five of these areas are brought together in one easy-to-use platform, helping to make your research
more streamlined. Please see below for information on each of these individual areas of JSTOR.  

Individual JSTOR Collections

Using JSTOR Collections

All collections available through JSTOR can be accessed from the site's homepage. Put your search term into the search box at the top of the screen:


When your results appear, you will be able to narrow your results using the filters on the side of the screen. 

You will have options to narrow by academic content type, ebooks (found by selecting books and/or book chapters) or primary source content-type, and more:


At the bottom of the homepage, there is also an option to browse by collection. You can choose to look for content from all collections, or from an individual area:

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