Wednesday 15 July 2020

JSTOR extends free access program to the end of 2020

JSTOR, the online digital library with more than 12 million academic journal articles, books and primary sources from across 75 disciplines, has expanded its free online reading programme until 31 December 2020.
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The programme was created in response to the Covid-19 pandemic to help people unable to visit their usual repositories, and allows students and researchers to access up to 100 articles or items a month without institutional affiliation.

This generous offer allows you to access hundreds of research articles on Irish genealogy and history, many of them published in journals, magazines, and books that may be difficult to locate. You have to register - a painless process - and then you can start searching for material of interest.

To tempt you to explore, see the list below which provides just a tiny selection of material offered in a wide search for 'Irish genealogy'.

  • Genealogy, History, and Irish Immigration, by Joseph A. King in The Canadian Journal of Irish Studies,
  • Making Meaning out of Irish Names, by Bryan Coleborne, in the Journal of Irish Studies
  • Irish Immigrants in Michigan's Copper Country, by William H. Mulligan, in New Hibernia Review / Iris √Čireannach Nua
  • Irish Life and Progress in Colonial South Australia, by Eric Richards, in Irish Historical Studies
  • Tara, the O’Haras, and the Irish Gone With the Wind, by Geraldine Higgins, in Southern Cultures
  • The Genealogy of the Anglo-Norman Lynches who settled in Galway, by Paul McNulty, in Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society
  • Irish-American Nationalism in Butte, 1900-1916, by Catherine Dowling, in Montana: The Magazine of Western History
  • 'O' versus 'Mac': The Irish Roots of US Presidential Candidates, by Se√°n J. Murphy in History Ireland
  • Irish Immigrant Healing Magic in Nineteenth-Century New York City, by Meredith B. Linn in Historical Archaeology
  • Irish, Scotch and Scotch-Irish, A Reconsideration, by Leroy V. Eid, in American Presbyterians
  • "It's not Really a Nickname, it's a Method": Local Names, State Intimates, and Kinship Register in the Irish "Gaeltacht", by Veerendra Lele, in the Journal of Linguistic Anthropology