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CMN 455 - Introduction to Media Studies (UNH Manchester): Databases

Subject Specific Databases

Search Smarter

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Types of Articles

Each type of periodical has its own purpose, intent, and audience.

Types of Periodicals:

  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Research Journals


Request an Article from Another Library

It is possible to request items (books, journal articles, videos, etc.) from other libraries—across town, across the state and even across the country—by using a service known as Interlibrary Loan (ILL). 


Ulrichsweb is an easy-to-search source which provides detailed information on more than 300,000 periodicals.