Skip to main content

Science: Magazines & Journals

Journal Title Finder

To see if the library has a specific magazine, journal, or newspaper, enter the title in the search box below:

Magazines vs. Journals

Magazines: Articles in magazines are usually short in length and are written in a popular style.  An example of a magazine that has articles on economics is Scientific American.

Journals:  Articles in journals are usually lengthy and are written by scholars and experts in the field. 

They often have bibliographies and extensive footnotes (which can provide leads to other sources). 

Examples of journals that have articles on science are International Journal of Science Education and Journal of Animal Science.

Databases/Magazine Archives

Academic Search Premier – More than 4500 magazines and scholarly journals.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) - STEM and Biomed journals. Some for a fee but most are free.

JSTOR – Full text of more than 1000 scholarly journals; including 27 General Science titles.

ProQuest Platinum – 2000 magazines and scholarly journals. Also the New York Times (1980 on), Wall Street Journal (1984 on), 40 other newspapers and news services.

Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific - Full text astronomy journal, 1998 on.

Science Online - Science magazine, 1880 on.

Scientific American - Scientific American magazine, 1993 on.

Google Scholar Search