American Periodicals Series Online

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Description: The 'American Periodicals Series Online' contains over 1,100 primary-source journals published between 1741 and 1900. Titles range from Benjamin Franklin's 'General Magazine' and America's first scientific journal, 'Medical Repository,' to popular magazines such as 'Vanity Fair' and 'Ladies Home Journal'; regional and niche publications; and groundbreaking journals like 'The Dial,' 'Puck,' and 'McClure's.' Users can trace America's transition from Old World colony to New World power or conduct in-depth research on revolution and independence; slavery, emancipation, reconstruction, and Jim Crow; the opening and closing of the frontier; the changing role of women; the short story as emerging genre; advances in medicine and technology; and trends in politics, science, and religion.

American Periodicals From the Center for Research Libraries provides full text and full color access to nearly 400 journals and three million pages. "The collection contains special interest and general magazines, labor and trade publications, scientific and literary journals, and photographic periodicals, as well as other historically significant titles."

Full text: yes
Access:  Off Campus Access is available for: UNC-Chapel Hill students, faculty, and staff; UNC Hospitals employees; UNC-Chapel Hill affiliated AHEC users.  (instructions)
Medium:  web
Coverage:  1741 - Early 20th Century
Language:  English