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Finding Periodical Articles: Web Periodicals

Learn how to find articles from magazines and journals for your research assignments.


"Periodicals" are publications that come out on a regular schedule (magazines, journals, newspapers). This guide covers periodicals available for free over the web.

You should be aware that the ACC Library subscribes to many online periodical indexes that are generally superior to the free sources listed below. These are restricted to use by ACC students and staff. If used from off-campus you will log in using your ACCeID.

For background information on using periodicals, look at the study guide Finding Periodical Articles.

Directories of Online Periodicals

A Sample of free newspapers

There are many others. See the Journal Finder on the library homepage for more.

Journal Finder

Free Online Science Articles

Subject Guide

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Courtney Mlinar
Head Librarian / Associate Professor
Elgin Campus Library
Austin Community College
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Elgin, TX 78621

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