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UMass Amherst Libraries

E-Books at UMass Amherst Library

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JSTOR

Description: Wide range of scholarly monographs.
UMass holdings: Almost 40,000 books held jointly with Five Colleges.

Searching:
Find along with other books:

  • Five College Catalog (limit to UMass or Five College e-books here -- specify e-book in format). Click the e-book title, then Click for call number and availability, then click the online link. Off-campus users will be prompted for their NetID and password.
  • WorldCat Local  Be sure UMass or FC (Five Colleges) owns it. Click the e-book title, then click the link. Off-campus users will be prompted for their NetID and password.

Or search the JSTOR database directly for both books and articles on the JSTOR platform.

Downloading for Offline Reading or Printing
JSTOR e-books use the same platform and follow the same rules as JSTOR journal articles. Each chapter or other section of the book consists of a separate PDF file, which can be freely printed or downloaded for offline reading on any device that reads PDFs -- no digital rights management software required. Each user has a limit of 20 chapter downloads per book per year.

 Click Download PDF and accept Terms and Conditions.

Special Features
Stable URLs are available  on the title page of any downloaded chapter.

The "Cite this Item" link provides export to citation management software including RefWorks, plus formatted citations to be cut and pasted.