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As part of the JISC Digitisation Programme, this resource provides online access to some of the most significant collections of 19th century pamphlets held in UK research libraries. The digitisation of some twenty six thousand paper copy pamphlets, has created over one million page images that focuses on the political, economic, and social issues that fuelled the great Parliamentary debates and controversies of the 19th century.
JSTOR Plant Science is an online environment that provides access to foundational content vital to plant science - plant type specimens, taxonomic structures, scientific literature, and related materials. This new environment includes hundreds of thousands of type specimens, paintings, drawings, correspondence, and supporting materials. By 2013, JSTOR expect to have over 2.2 million type specimens available, making JSTOR Plant Science the largest collection of its kind in the world. These materials are now truly global in scope representing over 160 partners in 47 countries on 5 continents.
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, and France. Every title in the Music Collection is also available as a part of Arts & Sciences III.
This collection brings together over 50 titles in the mathematical and statistical sciences from existing JSTOR collections. The titles in this collection overlap with Arts & Sciences I, II, IV, and VII, as well as with the Business and Health & General Sciences Collections. Notable authors in this collection include historical giants such as Einstein and Newton as well as contemporary mathematicians such as Lions, Mandelbrot, and Connes.
Life Sciences comprises the largest collection of journals in the field sciences, and broad coverage of the health sciences. At more than 160 journals and 8 million pages, the collection is JSTOR's largest, spanning more than 340 years of science history and research in the sciences. Disciplines include aquatic science, botany, developmental & cell biology, ecology, paleontology, and zoology.
The 58 titles in this collection span the literary cultures of many different countries, containing articles in several languages, including Arabic, Italian, and German. Developed with the help of the Modern Language Association, the collection includes PMLA and a range of core journals in the diverse fields of literary criticism that have emerged in the last thirty years. This collection includes 13 journals from Arts & Sciences I and 45 journals from Arts & Sciences III.
The Health & General Sciences Collection features over 25 important historical scientific journals and top publications in the health sciences, offering published scientific research dating as far back as 1665. The collection includes publications of the Royal Society of London, which extend back to the 17th century, and Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, which dates from the early 20th century. A cluster of titles in nursing and epidemiology is also available through the Health & General Sciences Collection today. There is no overlap with any Arts & Sciences Collection or the Biological Sciences Collection.
Founded with the assistance of the Ecological Society of America, this collection includes the Society's premier research journals along with titles broadly focused on ecosystems. Ecology topics range from biodiversity and climate change to conservation and experimental biology. The botany titles "including the oldest botanical journal in the Americas" encompass a range of topics such as plant biology, systematic botany, and taxonomy.
Including a minimum of 50 titles, the Business III Collection builds on the strong economics and business foundation of the Business I and II collections. Business III increases JSTOR's coverage in core fields such as economics, business administration, and finance, and it includes a robust group of international journals. The collection also contains prominent titles in public administration, business history, accounting, management, marketing, and organisational behavior.
Business II will feature at least 60 titles, all of which will be drawn from Arts & Sciences IV, VI, and VII. The collection broadens the range of international business titles and includes a number of journals that explore the intersections between economics and law, policy, and psychology.
The 47 titles in the Business I Collection are drawn from Arts & Sciences I, II, and IV. The collection brings together core titles in economics and finance, including publications from leading scholarly societies and a range of critical research journals in accounting, labor relations, marketing, management, operations research, and risk assessment.
The Arts & Sciences XI Archive Collection features broad coverage in Business and the Social Sciences.
The Biological Sciences Collection brings together the 29 journals available in our existing Ecology & Botany Collection with more than 130 titles that span the sciences. The collection is particularly strong in ecology and evolutionary biology, plant and animal sciences, paleontology, and conservation.
The Arts & Sciences X Archive Collection features broad coverage in Business and the Social Sciences.
The Arts & Sciences VIII Collection broadens JSTOR's coverage of core humanities disciplines including history, language & literature, art & art history, and education. This collection also includes a group of rare 19th and early 20th century American Art periodicals digitized as part of a special project undertaken with the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Frick Collection, and the Brooklyn Museum of Art. This collection also includes journals in philosophy, classical studies, and music.
The Arts & Sciences VII Collection includes more journals in more disciplines than any other JSTOR collection. Its eclectic range of disciplines in the arts, humanities, and social sciences complements research in core disciplines such as history, political science, sociology, art and art history, and language and literature, and the collection represents the largest cluster of health policy titles in JSTOR. Arts & Sciences VII also has the largest collection of international titles with over 15 countries represented.
The Arts & Sciences VI Collection extends JSTOR's coverage in disciplines across the social sciences, with clusters focused in economics, education, linguistics, political science, and area studies. These often interdisciplinary titles broaden the scope of coverage for the social sciences and expand the range of international scholarship.
This collection builds on previously introduced disciplines, adding important literary reviews and state historical journals. It will also widen the scope of core disciplines in the arts and humanities, such as philosophy, history, classics, religion, art and art history, and language and literature.
With a minimum of 150 titles available by the end of 2012, the Arts & Sciences IX Collection widens JSTOR’s coverage in business and the social sciences. Journals from over 25 countries provide outstanding international diversity, and rare materials bring unique depth to the collection, with research covering archaeology, anthropology, sociology, business, economics, population studies, and political science.
This collection has a strong focus on the professions of business, education, and law, and also includes titles in psychology and public policy and administration. Among the titles are highly influential and diverse publications from leading professional organizations in the fields of business and the social sciences.
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