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HIST 4433/5433 Historical Methods

An examination of research methods and historical writing.

Journals & eJournals

Getting Periodicals

See the tips for finding periodicals in our catalog system.

Also check out the brief lists of titles selected from among the thousands of relevant journals in our system.

Search the Library Catalog

Advanced Search

How to Find Journals in the Catalog

  1. Navigate to the library catalog by choosing CatalogGo to the Catalog from the navigation bar.

  2. In the catalog, select the Library Links dropdown menu and choose the option eJournals A–Z List.

    Screenshot of library catalog displaying Library Links dropdown menu.
    Dropdown menu in the library catalog.
  3. Select the tab labeled Journals.

  4. Search or browse:

    • Search the eJournal A–Z List to find out if Northwestern provides full-text coverage.

    • Alternatively, select the Browse tab to see a complete list of journal titles.

    WorldCat search junction with Journal selected and both search and browse options available.
    Options available in the periodical search junction.
  1. Navigate to the library catalog by choosing CatalogGo to the Catalog from the navigation bar.

  2. Choose the Advanced Search option.

    Advanced search option in the library catalog.
    Advanced search.
  3. Search by Title and specify Journal/Magazine under Format.

    Advanced search in WorldCat with the format dropdown menu highlighted.
    The advanced search screen.

While in an EBSCO database, select the tab labeled Publications to browse or search the publication list.

You can subscribe to receive updates from a particular journal by selecting the RSS icon () to the left of the journal’s title.

Publication list displayed in a database.
Publications window in an EBSCO database.

Suggested Sociology Titles

These journals may be useful.

This is not a comprehensive list. In a research database, you can search by Journal Title in conjunction with other search terms.

Suggested History Titles

Research Librarian