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How do I find magazines?

A guide to finding magazines for your research.

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Finding Magazines in Print or Microfilm

Some recent issues of magazines are shelved in the current periodicals section of each campus library. Older magazines are usually bound and available in the bookstacks or the Mansueto Library. A few magazines are available on microfilm.

If you cannot find the magazines that you need in the Library, you may be able to request them via interlibrary loan. We recommend the following catalogs:

Is there an index?

Indexes help you locate articles within specific magazines. You can locate articles from recent magazines using an article database. Older periodicals may have their own print indexes, bound with the magazine (it will be listed in the circulation status within the catalog record).

If you would like to determine where a specific magazine is indexed, the following source can be helpful.

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