find articles in magazines, newspapers, and journals
Last Updated: May 28, 2013
Each periodical type has a different citation type.
Identify the periodical type before creating the citation.
A library database is your best source for periodical articles.
A few periodicals are available in print and microfilm formats in the Library.
- Databases (by title)
alphabetical list of databases; some databases have no periodicals or lack all types.
- Databases (by topic)
discover which database is useful for a particular subject
- Online Periodical List
search by periodical title to discover which database has full-text articles from that periodical
- Library Catalog
search for periodicals available in print or microform in Thigpen Library
Periodical types are
newspapers (including news wires)
Based on content and audience periodicals are categorized as
Popular periodicals are further categorized as
Use journals or substantive / serious popular periodicals in your research.
Review these sections in the IRIS Explore Sources module to learn where to find information.
- Information types
- Magazines and journals
In the IRIS Find Information module these modules teach you how to find credible and relevant articles.
- Periodical Indexes
- Boolean operators