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Library Basics/Frequently Asked Questions: Find Articles

ASU Library's Periodicals

What are periodicals?

What are the common types / what are some other words that we use for these resources?

What are some characteristics of popular magazines and scholarly journals?

Can students check out journals, newspapers, or magazines?

Where are the print or microfilm/microfiche periodicals located?

How can I get an item the library does not have? 

Database 101

What are databases?

What kinds of limiting options are available?

What are the two possible full-text formats?

Try it out!

Your ENG 132 professor has assigned an annotated bibliography.  You have to find two different articles, complete with author, article title, and periodical title, from Academic Search Complete, a database.  The subject is "Financial Aid Reform."

Academic Search Complete
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