magazines, newspapers, journals and periodicals
Library holdings and subscriptions
Magazines, periodicals, serials
The Boston Public Library's magazines
and serials are listed in our catalog.
NOTE: The Boston Public Library currently subscribes to over 20,000
magazines, journals, etc. All materials in the Main Library, Copley
Square, are for in-building use only. Many branches also have small
collections (less than 100 titles) of some of the more popular magazines.
They usually keep these for two years. These can oftentimes be borrowed
by going to the branches (you cannot place a reserve request on
List of newspapers currently received by the Boston Public Library.
These are lists of the titles of newspapers currently subscribed
to by the Boston Public Library. There is one listing for U.S. newspapers,
that is listed by state/territory. The other is for non-U.S. newspapers,
listed by geographic area and then nation.
Web sites for
local, national and international newspapers and media
See News and media
How to contact publishers
PubList.com - magazine, newspaper
and journal publishers' contact information - often including
links to websites.
The Library's reference
department, General Reference, has additional resources for locating contact information for publishers.
Library also provides reference over the telephone 617-536-5400
Check citations and browse Tables of
Contents of thousands of journals.
Ingenta (formerly Carl UnCover)
You do not need to subscribe in order to search the abstracts and
The Library's specialized subject
reference departments can often help track down a citation for
a certain subject or journal. The Library also provides reference
over the telephone 617-536-5400 and electronically.
Additional Internet links/pathfinders for this subject:
to the Internet - Magazine topics
About.com - enter the search
term "magazines" or "e zines"