Find articles published in periodicals (also known as journals, newspapers, and magazines) by looking in these collections:
Databases are collections you can search through online to find information on your topic. Specific databases of articles related to the subject area of this guide are featured below. The full listing of 60+ databases can be found in our A-Z Databases list.
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Read the full text of these newspapers and magazines cover-to-cover online! Current issues as well as several years of back issues are available.
Print (hardcopy) Periodicals
These publications are located in the Library near the Circulation Desk and the Print Station, under the "Periodicals and Newspapers" sign. The display shelves can be raised for access to two years of back issues (except newspapers). Some titles have web sites also.
Print titles are found in the Library's Periodicals & Newspapers area, just past the Circulation Center desk on the entrance level (2nd floor) of the Learning Resource Center (R Building).
Check the San Diego Public Library's (SDPL) e-Library for more digital magazines you can read online! (Don't worry if you don't yet have a library card from SDPL. You can get a free one here: https://www.sandiego.gov/public-library/services/lending/librarycard.)