Durham University JSTOR

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Durham University JSTOR

JSTORDurham University Library is delighted to offer University alumni and retired staff access to JSTOR, working in partnership with the University’s Alumni Relations Office. This will give alumni access to a wealth of information through one of the world’s most trusted and well used electronic collections of academic journals.

Covering over 50 academic disciplines, JSTOR offers nearly 1500 journals and often includes the full text of each article. Alumni and retired staff can register for a Dunelm account and find out more information about accessing JSTOR at: http://www.dunelm.org.uk/jstor

Durham University was founded in 1832 and from the start attracted major collections into its library. Today the library contains over 1.5 million printed items and provides a wide range of electonic resources on its modern main site. At its Palace Green site the library houses extensive special collections including two which have gained Designated status — the Sudan Archive and Bishop Cosin’s Library. Altogether there are over 70,000 books printed before 1850; 3,400 metres of archives; 100 medieval manuscripts; 30,000 maps and prints and 100,000 photographs. Amongst its major collections are the political and family papers of the Earls Grey covering the 18th – 20th centuries, from which items have been digitised to contribute to the RLUK 19th Century Pamphlets Online project.

Online resources : databases

Use the links below to access online databases catalogued by the Library. To see a list of databases for your subject please use the subject information pages. An e-resources FAQ is also available.

Catalogue quicksearch

All online resources are listed in the library catalogue:

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