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Periodicals, Newspapers & Media

Policy Note: See Loan Periods by Item Type

Current Periodicals

Arranged in call number order by subject classification.

  • Location:
    Branson Library, 1st Floor, next to the Information Service Desk.

Bound Periodicals

Arranged in call number order by subject classification.

  • Location:
    Branson Library, upper floors - Call numbers Q-Z
    Branson East Storage, 1st floor - Call numbers H-JX and Q1,A1 C35 through QC998 .A7 .T83
    Zuhl Library, upper floors - Call numbers A-P


Newspapers - Available in various locations and format.

Microforms - (microfilm, microfiche, or microcard)

Arranged by call number.

  • Location:
    Branson Library, 1st Floor, west
  • ERIC Documents - (Educational Resources Information Center) are available on microform up to 2003. More current documents are available online.
  • Government Documents Microform

Media - DVDs, CD-ROMs, Videos, Kits

  • Location:
    Branson Library, 1st Floor, west

Other Services Available

  • Scanner, Photocopy and Microform reader/printers - (staff can instruct users on their operation).
  • Internet access computers

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  • I need to find some articles on a particular subject. Where do I begin?
    A good place to start is through our Article Databases. For information on accessing articles, ask at the Information Service Desk at either library.
  • Where are the older journal issues?
    Older volumes are housed in each library, in call # order. They are either bound and become part of the circulating collection or are part of the microform collection on the first floor of Branson Library.
  • Can I check out a current issue?
    It depends on your status and corresponding borrowing privileges, see "Circulation Loan Periods". A scanner or a copy machine is available if needed.
  • Where can I purchase a copy card?
    From Zuhl Library Service Desk or from the card dispenser in either Zuhl or Branson Libary.
  • I found an article source, but the library doesn't own this journal. What can I do?
    You may be eligible to order it through Interlibrary loan, Request It!.
  • Where do I get the pages I printed out from one of the library's public workstations?
    The printer is located in the central computer area of each library. You will need a copy card or cash to generate the copies.

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