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Use online databases to find articles in journals, newspapers, and magazines (periodicals). You can search for periodical articles by the article author, title, or keyword by using databases in your subject area in Databases.
Choose the database best suited to your particular topic--see details in the box below.
Ask at the reference desk if you need help figuring out which ones are best.
If the article full text is not linked from the citation in the database you are using, search for the title of the periodical in our Catalog. This catalog lists the print, microform, and electronic versions of journals, magazines, and newspapers available in the library.
Journals, magazines, and newspapers are important sources for up-to-date information in all disciplines. With a collection as large and diverse as Cornell's it is often difficult to distinguish between the various levels of scholarship found in the collection. In this guide we have divided the criteria for evaluating periodical literature into four categories:
EVALUATING INDIVIDUAL PERIODICAL TITLES
There are reference books which describe and evaluate periodicals. For evaluations of specific periodicals, use
Or ask for assistance at the reference desk.