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  Finding Journals--Most Important


The databases below are subject guides to journals, magazines, newspapers, and so on. For more choices see the Library home page.

Note: Already know the specific journal you want? Use the Journal A-Z List.

  • Agricola via the National Agricultural Library
    -Covers every major agricultural subject including natural resources, ecology, water resources, water pollution, etc.
    -International in scope
    -1970 to present
  • Academic Search Complete(EBSCO)
    -Large, interdisciplinary, full-text database covering thousands of magazines and journals
    -Selected topics: urban studies, earth sciences, city planning, weather
    -Coverage varies by title with some pdf content dating back as far as 1887
    -Full text of several key geography and population journals
    -Coverage begins with the first issue but does not include the last 3-5 years
  • LexisNexis Academic  
    -Full text articles from thousands of journals, magazines, media transcripts, domestic and foreign newspapers, newsletters, etc.
    -Especially useful for information and geographical events specific to a particular city or region
    -Legal materials: all federal and state statutes and case law; law journals
    -Business materials: journals and company information
    -Dates of coverage vary by title
    -For finding geographic specific sources, click on the blue i ball above

  Finding Journals: Other Useful Databases

  • Business Source Complete
    Considerable full text for several thousand business and economic journals
    -Useful for economic geography, business-oriented GIS issues, industrial site selection, regional development, travel industry, transportation economics, etc.
  • Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCO)
    -Full text for hundreds of U.S. and international newspapers plus newswires and columns
    -Includes the NY Times
    -Most titles begin from the late 1990's
  • Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (EBSCO)
    -Comprehensive listing of journal articles published worldwide on architecture and design, archaeology, city planning, and historic preservation
    -Coverage is from the 1930s (with selective coverage dating back to the 1860s) to the present
  • PAIS International  
    -Brief abstracts to public affairs oriented periodical articles, government publications, books and materials with limited distribution
    -Worldwide coverage for public affairs, public policy, law, environment, demography and statistics
  • Digital Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970

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