A periodical is an item that is published in regular (or periodic) intervals. Examples of periodicals are newspapers, journals, magazines, and other resources that are published daily, monthly, bi-monthly, or quarterly. The Nancy Thompson Library Learning Commons subscribes to over 55,000 periodicals, which are primarily available online.
The Periodicals A-Z List is the gateway to all of the periodicals available through the Nancy Thompson Library Learning Commons (NTLC). Follow the instructions listed below to determine if the NTLC subscribes to a particular journal, magazine, or newspaper.
A scholarly, or peer-reviewed, journal contains articles that have been critiqued, reviewed, or refereed by scholars in a specific field.
You can find articles from scholarly journals, popular magazines, or newspapers by searching in periodical databases. Periodical databases always contain:
They may also contain:
When full-text links are not available, you can check for full-text access in other databases by clicking Full Text Finder.
Please note: sometimes you see only the symbol (and not the words "Full Text Finder"). In these cases, click the symbol to check for full-text access in other databases.
Check the New Jersey Union List of Serials to determine if a periodical is available in a library in New Jersey. It is important to confirm that a library permits public access and highly recommended to verify library holdings before making a trip.