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ENG 220 - "Ragtime": Magazines & Journals

A guide to assist the English 220 class to further investigate the people and times of EL Doctorow's "Ragtime."

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 this topic is
History Today.

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 this topic are Journal of Modern History and English Historical Review.


To access these databases from off-campus, click here.

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

JSTOR – Full text of more than 1000 scholarly journals.

ProQuest Library Prep – 2,000 magazines and scholarly journals. Also the New York Times (1980 on), Wall Street Journal (1984 on), 40 other newspapers and news services.

Readers’ Guide Retrospective – Indexing only (no full-text) for 370 magazines, 1890-1982.

Google Scholar Search