Finding Popular Articles in Magazines

Finding Popular Articles in Magazines

Databases and printed indexes are tool that assist in the identification of articles on your topic. There are a number of electronic databases and a few printed resources that are recommended in finding popular articles in magazines such as Hispanic, Latina!, Hispanic Business, etc. I have listed some below with a short description on thier coverage. Keeping in mind the interdisciplinary nature of Chicano Studies, consultation with a librarian is strongly advised when selecting databases since a more appropriate database or resource may be available depending on the research topic.

Provides indexing and abstracting of the contents for nearly 3,800 scholarly journals and popular magazines. More than 1,500 of the journal articles are available in full-text and more than 1,000 are full image (word and picture searchable).

Ethnic NewsWatch
Ethnic NewsWatch is a full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic minority and native press. Well over 100 publications are included. The coverage is local, national and global. A wide range of subject areas is covered, including art, biographies of prominent people, business, cultural diversity, education, environment, and urban issues. Articles, editorials, newspaper columns, reviews of books, movies, theater, and television programs, and much more are included.

Lexis Nexis
Full-text database which includes: worldwide newspaper articles, business and legal magazines, Federal and State court cases, annual reports, entertainment news, and more.

Readers Guide Abstracts
Indexes and abstracts 260 popular and general interest magazines. 1983 to Present.