Periodicals are publications which are issued at regular intervals, such as journals, magazines, and newspapers.
To help you identify different periodicals, refer to the Types of Periodicals guide.
Depending on the database you are using, articles may be displayed in different formats:
Article databases provide you with 24-7 access to magazine, journal and newspaper articles. Schauffler Library subscribes to over 100 databases.
To help you identify the most appropriate database for your research topic:
Even though library databases are accessible through a Web browser, they are available only by subscription, not through the open Web. Take a look at this brief video from North Carolina State University Libraries explaining the differences:
A collection of information organized for easy retrieval.
Library Databases might organize:
Articles not available at Schauffler Library may be requested from other libraries through Interlibrary Loan (ILL). This service, for members of the NMH community, is usually free of charge.
Fill out the Interlibrary Loan Periodical Request Form and you will be notified when your article is available.