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History - Library Resources for Students: Periodicals

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Print Subscriptions

These days, most periodicals are available in electronic format through library databases. However, the MDC Libraries still subscribe to the following history related titles in print:

Find Articles

The library databases provide access to thousands of periodicals. The databases listed below are useful for historical topics. (See also this printer-friendly PDF handout.)

How to Log In: You might be prompted for one of the following two logins when entering a database.

  • If asked for your Miami Dade College account, log in with you MDC username and password.
  • If asked for a Borrower ID and Password/PIN, your borrower ID is your MDC student ID number, and your Password/PIN is the last 4 digits of your MDC student ID number.

Find More Articles

As an alternative to searching for articles in individual databases, you can use the library catalog.

Scholarly vs. Popular Periodicals

Do you have a research assignment that requires you to use scholarly periodicals? Here's some information that will help you understand the difference between scholarly and popular sources.

Find a Journal

Use the A-Z Journal Directory to find out which, if any, of our library databases contain the full text of a particular periodical. You can search for a specific journal, or browse journals by discipline.