JSTOR Ireland Collection now available at the County Library, Tallaght

January 27, 2010

JSTOR logoThe JSTOR Ireland Collection is now available online at the County Library in Tallaght. The collection includes access to around 90 journals and periodicals including many of those familiar to local historians: Dublin Historical Record, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, Archaeology Ireland, Collectanea Hibernica, History Ireland, Irish Historical , Studies, Journal of Irish Archaeology, Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society, Nordic Irish Studies, Studia Hibernica, etc. The collection can be accessed from any of the public access pcs at www.jstor.org. A link is provided on the Local Studies PCs.

The Ireland Collection, developed in cooperation with Queen's University Belfast, is an interdisciplinary collection of journals and other materials. At its expected completion in 2009, it will contain a minimum of 75 journals, including journals with moving walls between 1 and 5 years and ceased journals from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. Over 200 monographs and 2,500 manuscript pages will also be included. Complementing JSTOR's existing collections, the Ireland Collection adds titles and resources across the arts, humanities, and sciences in disciplines such as music, art, history, literature, archaeology, mathematics, and biology. Materials span from the 1780s to the present. The content is international in scope, while also providing a rich focus on Ireland. The Ireland Collection was created with funding from the JISC Digitisation Programme. For more information on the Ireland Collection Project see http://www.jstor.org/page/info/participate/other/irelandCollection.http://www.jstor.org/page/info/participate/other/irelandCollection.jsp

The list of titles and periods covered can be seen at http://www.jstor.org/action/showJournals?browseType=collectionInfoPage&selectCollection=ireland