Database of the Month

JSTOR


This month we focus on the JSTOR music database.

“JSTOR was founded in 1995 to build trusted digital archives for scholarship. “The Music Collection contains the complete back runs of 33 titles dedicated to scholarly research and theory in the field of music. The collection includes journals published in the Netherlands, Croatia, Hungary, Germany .“ JSTOR does not provide access to the most recent issues. There is a gap between the most recent journals published and the journal holdings available on JSTOR. The reason for this is so that the publishers will preseve their revenues from the sale of the most recent issues. The gap between the most recent journal issue published and the most recent issue archived by JSTOR is known as the “moving wall.”

Accessing the database
As a registered student or staff member of the DIT you may access JSTOR via the DIT library website. You may access it via the subject gateways page: http://www.dit.ie/library/subjects/music/
Click on subject databases then on JSTOR music. Alternatively you could access JSTOR via the alphabetical list of databases here. We have created an inhouse guide in the library on using JSTOR. You may download a copy of the guide here.

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Database of the Month

JSTOR

This month we focus on the JSTOR music database.

“JSTOR was founded in 1995 to build trusted digital archives for scholarship. “The Music Collection contains the complete back runs of 33 titles dedicated to scholarly research and theory in the field of music. The collection includes journals published in the Netherlands, Croatia, Hungary, Germany .“ JSTOR does not provide access to the most recent issues. There is a gap between the most recent journals published and the journal holdings available on JSTOR. The reason for this is so that the publishers will preseve their revenues from the sale of the most recent issues. The gap between the most recent journal issue published and the most recent issue archived by JSTOR is known as the “moving wall.”

Accessing the database
As a registered student or staff member of the DIT you may access JSTOR via the DIT library website. You may access it via the subject gateways page: http://www.dit.ie/library/subjects/music/
Click on subject databases then on JSTOR music. Alternatively you could access JSTOR via the alphabetical list of databases here. We have created an inhouse guide in the library on using JSTOR. You may download a copy of the guide here.

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