Database Information

American Periodicals Series Online
Description

Extensive primary source content in its original context and a history of American magazine publishing.

Provides the full text of articles, advertisements, illustrations, editorial cartoons, obituaries, and letters to the editor from American magazines and journals that began publication between 1741 and 1900.

Popular, special interest and general magazines; literary and professional journals; children's and women's magazines; and many other historically significant periodicals are included.

Titles range from America's first scientific journal, Medical Repository, Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine, and popular magazines like Vanity Fair and Ladies' Home Journal.

The articles are available as digitized images and preserve the original typography, graphics, and page layout. The database allows searching by author, title, article type, publication title, date, and keywords in the full-text.

More about American Periodicals Series

 

Dates of Coverage 1741-1920s
Source Types Journals & magazines
Source List Title list
Simultaneous users Unlimited
Import to RefWorks Yes
Vendor ProQuest