This is a full-text scholarly database that contains back issues of journals, not current ones. You would not find recent articles but would have access to older issues. A gap of 1 to 5 years usually exists between the current issue of a journal and issues available in JSTOR.
Basic Search: default screen, type in your subject and click on red search arrow to search
Advanced Search: use for more in-depth search option
Narrow your search by clicking or filling in the appropriate fields.
Browse: if you are not looking for a particular article or subject you can browse journals by discipline, title, or publisher
Click on Search Help near the top of the screen for tips on searching JSTOR. From this Help page, a link to JSTOR tutorials is available.