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American Periodicals Series (APS) Online (1740-1900) (ProQuest)

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  • Coverage Dates: 1740-1900
  • Update Frequency: Daily until collection is complete
  • Audience: Research, Undergraduate, General Public

American Periodicals Series Online (1740-1900) contains full-text articles from over 1,100 American magazines and journals published between 1741 and 1900. Contents include America's first scientific journal, Medical Repository, popular magazines like Vanity Fair and Ladies' Home Journal, early professional journals such as the Publications of the American Economic Association, major literary works like Uncle Tom's Cabin that first appeared in serialized form, as well as articles of investigative journalism and social commentary. Because the database contains digitized images of periodical pages, researchers can see all of the original typography, drawings, graphic elements, and article layouts exactly as they were originally published. In addition, a Search for Periodicals function in APS Online leads to bibliographic information and a summary of the historical significance of all the periodicals represented in the database.

Access: On campus and remote

Database provider: ProQuest

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