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How can I find old magazine articles? Where would I search for these?
Last Updated: May 10, 2016
If you have a specific magazine in mind, you can search for the title using the E-Journals Locator.
The library subscribes to databases that contain magazine articles. These databases are available here: Alphabetical List of Databases.
Here is a selection of databases you might find helpful when looking for magazine articles:
American Periodicals - Special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines and many other historically-significant periodicals. Includes Ladies' Home Journal, Harper's, and professional journals.
Periodicals Index Online- Article citations in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Covers 40 languages and dialects, including English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and other Western languages. Includes bibliographic citations, but no abstracts.
Readers' Guide Retrospective, 1890-1982 - Index of articles from magazines, including full coverage of the original print volumes of Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature. Atlantic Monthly, Century Magazine, Christian Century, Commonweal, Foreign Affairs, Fortnightly Review (London), Good Housekeeping, Harper's, Ladies Home Journal, Literary Digest, The Nation, New Republic, Reader's Digest, Saturday Evening Post, Saturday Review, Scribner's, and Women's Home Companion.
Don't forget paper magazines! We also have magazines in bound print format. Many of these are located in the Central Library on the 6th floor. You can browse them by title.
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