Magazine articles: How to find resources using library tools
Last Updated: May 17, 2023 Views: 76

Magazines are non-scholarly sources. This mean that they are not peer-reviewed and are generally written for a broad audience. For help distinguishing a magazine article from a scholarly journal article, read our FAQ answer ‘What is the difference between a popular magazine and a scholarly journal?

You can find magazines and magazine articles using the following tools:

  • Page 1+
  • Digital resource collections

Page 1+

Search Page 1+ for articles from magazines by keyword, title or author.

  1. Enter your search terms. By default, Page 1+ will filter your search to show only results that are Available in the Library Collection.
  2. When viewing your search results, under ‘Source Types’ on the left of the page, select Magazines. This will narrow your results to articles from magazines.

Note: A current College Network Account is required for off-campus searching.

Digital Resource Collections

You can search for magazines and magazine articles within digital resource collections.

  1. Open the list of Databases A-Z from the Library website.
  2. Use the 'Database Type' drop-down menu to filter your search to collections that contain magazines.
  3. Choose a digital resource collection. Read the description for the collection. Some collections contain only magazines or magazine articles, but most contain other types of resources as well. Click to open the collection.
  4. Conduct a search with your search terms within the collection. The collection might not automatically filter your results to articles from magazines.
  5. Use the collection’s search limiters to show only magazine articles if required.

Note: A current College Network Account is required for off-campus searching.

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