Sputnik Replica

Three Ways the President Can Affect Science

Given some of the campaign rhetoric, many scientists are concerned about what a new administration might mean for scientific research.
JSTOR Daily Friday Reads

Colson Whitehead

Colton Whitehead's new novel The Underground Railroad, and how he researches his books.
Extra Credit Suggested Readings from JSTOR Daily Editors

Suggested Readings: Brain Maps, Water Dangers, and Rejecting Self-Esteem

Extra Credit: Our pick of stories from around the web that bridge the gap between news and scholarship. Brought to you each Tuesday from the editors of JSTO
The Queen of the Night by Alexander Chee

A Conversation with Alexander Chee

While fact-checking his critically acclaimed novel about an enigmatic soprano of the Paris Opera , Chee happened upon a piece of information on JSTOR he could not ignore.
University of Pennsylvania students locate books on the stacks at the new Charles Patterson Van Pelt Library in 1962. (Photo by Authenticated News/Archive Photos)

Do Libraries Still Matter?

With the rise of digital search tools, is there a future for big buildings filled with books and journals? Respondents to an Ithaka S + R survey say yes.

Research Fraud: When Science Goes Bad

At its worst, science research fraud might have deadly consequences. What can be done about it?

Quantitative Research in 2015, as Imagined in 1990

If you want to get some perspective how much quantitative research has changed in the past few decades, try going back to 1990.

Adventures in Historical Research

Megan Kate Nelson, a historian of Civil War and the American Southwest, is behind the (Un)Catalogued Column for JSTOR Daily.