JSTOR is a database which includes journals, books, pamphlets and primary sources. Most of the content on JSTOR is older with a moving wall. The "moving wall" represents the time period between the last issue available in JSTOR and the most recently published issue of a journal. Moving walls are generally represented in years. In rare instances, a publisher has elected to have a "zero" moving wall, so their current issues are available in JSTOR shortly after publication.
Note: In calculating the moving wall, the current year is not counted.
For example, if the current year is 2008 and a journal has a 5 year moving wall, articles from the year 2002 are available.
Terms Related to the Moving Wall
Fixed walls: Journals with no new volumes being added to the archive.
Absorbed: Journals that are combined with another title.
Complete: Journals that are no longer published or that have been combined with another title.
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You can access this database directly by looking on the library home page under Databases and selecting JSTOR. If you are not a current student or employee, you may be able to access the site through another institution by following the instructions in the video.