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Periodicals Collection

Periodicals Collection

2nd Floor North is devoted to magazines, journals, and newspapers, commonly called "periodicals".

The library provides many full-text periodical articles through Articles/ Databases. When periodicals are not available electronically, you can obtain some titles may be available in print from the stacks.

The periodicals stacks include paper and microfilm formats, which are arranged alphabetically by title.

Microfiche copies of magazines and journals are filed in the metal cabinets against the brick wall.

The P.I. Desk (Periodicals Information)

Periodical Information Desk

If you have trouble finding a journal, or need help with the microform equipment, the P.I. Desk is your next stop. Friendly student assistants are skilled at locating periodicals and using the equipment.

They can also help with some of your computer related questions.

Scanners and Photocopiers 

Scanners and Photocopiers 

As periodicals cannot be checked out, scanners and a color copier are available for capturing photos and text in magazines and newspapers.

The color photocopier also scans materials; files then can be either saved or E-mailed.

Scanning and E-mail is free.

Bring your Stout One card for printing.

Microfiche Cabinets

Microfiche Cabinets 

Michrofiche copies of magazines and journals are filed in the metal cabinets against the brick wall, next to the microform reader and printers.

Microform Reader / Printers

Microform Reader/Printer

To view articles stored on microfilm or microfiche, use the equipment located by the brick wall behind the P.I. Desk. There you will find reader/printers and a reader that scans articles. If you are unfamiliar with microform systems, please visit your helpful library assistant at the P.I. Desk.

Other equipment such as photocopiers, stapler, scissors, etc. are also located along the wall.



Newspapers are kept in the last row of the stacks close to the center of the room.

The most current issues are on a display rack.


Instructional Resources Service (IRS)

Instructional Resources Service

Visible through a window wall you will see the entrance to the Instructional Resources Service, where you can get your textbooks and other required class resources.

Although it is a part of the library, you must enter Instructional Resources from the separate staircase in the outside lobby, first floor, or through the west outside door of the building.

Last Revised:     Last Updated: 05/17/2016
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