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Researching Periodicals

How to do research on magazines and newspapers.

Online Indexes to articles in historical magazines

Finding Magazines in Print and on Microfilm

U-M Library has a rich collection of magazines both in print and on microfilm.  Some titles include:

In addition, the Clements Library has a collection of women's magazines as part of their culinary history archive.  Click here for a list.

To find a specific title, search the catalog by "journal/serial name."

To browse titles in Mirlyn, try the subject heading "periodicals" + a keyword for a topic that you're interested in.  For example:

  • united states--periodicals
  • fashion--periodicals
  • women--periodicals
  • American literature--periodicals
  • popular culture--periodicals
  • rock music--periodicals