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An archive of scholarly articles in PDF form. JSTOR is not a current article database, typically from 1 to 5 years behind most recently published journals. RISD Library normally subscribes to the following collections: Arts & Sciences I, II, III, V, VII, VIII, and XI. We have trial access to the full JSTOR suite, including the new Sustainability package until December 31, 2020.
  • Open Access. No login required.
  • Contains images.
  • Contains information about materials.
Use this search tool to explore the material collections of the Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD), Parsons School of Design, and the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). As a RISD student, you have access to many of these samples!
Provides access to thousands of scholarly eBooks in the humanities and social sciences. All fully downloadable and DRM-free.