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Use the criteria below to evaluate the appropriateness of a website for academic research.

JSTOR - create an account

For full access to JSTOR, please create your own MyJSTOR account:

You must register your MyJSTOR account through the following Newton South High School registration link while you are at South to access full-text content on JSTOR.

You will be directed to the "Login/Register for MyJSTOR" page. 
Complete the required fields to register a unique username and password. A unique email address is required(Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo, etc.).
Click 'Submit' to register your account. You will be redirected to the new JSTOR main page, where you may use JSTOR as usual.

For subsequent access, go directly to (or any JSTOR link on the NSHS Library website) and select 'Login' at the top of the page then enter your username and password.

Please note that this access token link is for the use of authorized users only. Any other users will be considered unauthorized. Please see JSTOR Terms and Conditions of Use. Go to: for further information. For security purposes, the access token for this account may be changed at JSTOR's discretion, and may be changed each year.
If you already have a MyJSTOR account, click 'Login to MyJSTOR' under 'Already have a MyJSTOR account?' to activate access.

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