Skip to main content

History Primary Sources: Periodicals

This guide will assist you in finding, evaluating, and citing primary sources.

Online Newspapers

Strategies

SEARCH WITHIN this journal or publication is a feature that is similar in many databases.

  • Perform a basic search by adding your term to the journal title
  • Perform an advanced search by adding terms in multiple search boxes
  • Choose where to search for your terms... author, subject, text, etc.

PERIODICALS include

  • Journals : scholarly, academic, peer-reviewed
  • Popular magazines and newspapers
  • Trade or professional interest

FULL TEXT

  • Some publishers restrict full text publication for 12 months
  • If not full text try FIND IT or REQUEST AN ARTICLE

CITATIONS

  • As you do research keep track of bibliographic information
  • One source of online help is Son of Citation
  • DOI (Digital Object Identifiers) are available for articles from online journals. This keeps the url of the article fixed. The DOI will continue to direct the user to the article when it is moved. A DOI lookup form is available.

Online Journals

Strategies

SEARCH WITHIN this journal or publication is a feature that is similar in many databases.

  • Perform a basic search by adding your term to the journal title
  • Perform an advanced search by adding terms in multiple search boxes
  • Choose where to search for your terms... author, subject, text, etc.

PERIODICALS include

  • Journals : scholarly, academic, peer-reviewed
  • Popular magazines and newspapers
  • Trade or professional interest

FULL TEXT

  • Some publishers restrict full text publication for 12 months
  • If not full text try FIND IT or REQUEST AN ARTICLE

CITATIONS

  • As you do research keep track of bibliographic information
  • One source of online help is Son of Citation
  • DOI (Digital Object Identifiers) are available for articles from online journals. This keeps the url of the article fixed. The DOI will continue to direct the user to the article when it is moved. A DOI lookup form is available.

Strategies

SEARCH WITHIN this journal or publication is a feature that is similar in many databases.

  • Perform a basic search by adding your term to the journal title
  • Perform an advanced search by adding terms in multiple search boxes
  • Choose where to search for your terms... author, subject, text, etc.

PERIODICALS include

  • Journals : scholarly, academic, peer-reviewed
  • Popular magazines and newspapers
  • Trade or professional interest

FULL TEXT

  • Some publishers restrict full text publication for 12 months
  • If not full text try FIND IT or REQUEST AN ARTICLE

CITATIONS

  • As you do research keep track of bibliographic information
  • One source of online help is Son of Citation
  • DOI (Digital Object Identifiers) are available for articles from online journals. This keeps the url of the article fixed. The DOI will continue to direct the user to the article when it is moved. A DOI lookup form is available.

Subject Guide

Patsy Kiros's picture
Patsy Kiros
Contact:
Lourdes University
Duns Scotus Library
6832 Convent Blvd.
Sylvania, Ohio 43560
419-517-8979