Increase your institution's impact

JSTOR Forum is a user-friendly solution that allows you to manage, describe, and distribute your institution’s collections and projects to increase discoverability and use. The next generation of Artstor’s Shared Shelf, JSTOR Forum provides an affordable option for sharing your institution’s scholarly content on your campus and beyond through DPLA, your own Omeka sites, and the Artstor Digital Library


  • Manage and describe projects such as library special collections, faculty research, and institutional history and marketing materials
  • Support multiple file types including image, audio, video, and documents
  • Enable multiple users to work simultaneously on projects
  • Assign different roles and access levels
  • Reduce costs with no need for additional infrastructure or IT support


  • Implement best practices in cataloging and metadata management and production
  • Work flexibly with users of all skill levels, whether faculty, librarians, or students
  • Create rich records efficiently with bulk editing tools, work record support, and easy access to controlled vocabularies
  • Develop new or hybrid schemas with customizable cataloging


  • Share local collections and projects with your own institution and beyond by publishing to DPLA, Omeka sites, the public collection space on, or along with more than 2.4 million images in the Artstor Digital Library
  • Use our Open API to publish to your institutional repository or OAI harvesting to publish to a discovery platform
  • Collaborate with the community through shared name and work records
  • Set the viewing and download size of your published images

Support and services

  • Eight hours of personalized support for implementation during the first year of participation
  • Access to free online training sessions
  • One terabyte of storage included – get more for $900/terabyte
  • Professional implementation and data migration services available

Contact us
+1.866.248.2691 (Toll-free, USA and Canada only)