Readers' Guide Retrospective
On-Campus Access:
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Description: Provides access to nearly 100 years of citations from popular periodicals and magazines. Search Readers' Guide for articles that are chronicle to the daily lives and the momentous events of America in the 20th century. Covers the fields of business, fashion, consumer affairs, fine arts, current events, health and nutrition, education, science, and sports.
Dates Covered: 1890-1982
Types of Coverage: Index and Abstracts
Source List: Click Journal Directory at the left of the interface screen
Frequency of Updates: Closed set; not updated
Subjects Covered: Aeronautics, African-Americans, aging, archeology, astronomy, automobiles, biographies, business, children, education, environment, fashion, film, fine arts, food, foreign affairs, gardening, health, history, hobbies, home, journalism, leisure activities, literature, medicine, music, news, nutrition, photography, politics, popular culture, radio, religion, science, sports, technology, television, travel
Types of Items: Book reviews, historical/primary resources, indexes and abstracts
Number of Items: As of 04/01/04: over 3 million articles from 375 American magazines and scholarly journals.
Vendor: HW Wilson
Publisher: HW Wilson
Other Information
Aggregate Database: On-Campus:
Related Resources: Academic Search Complete
Additional Assistance/Help: Help button located in the left of the interface screen.
Number of Users: Two
What's New: " Wilson Web’s new SDI Alert service allows users to save searches and then schedule the saved searches to be rerun automatically, with the latest results emailed. "Alert" button is located at the end of a search string found in the Active Searches area of the Search History screen.
Special Features: Thesaurus link at the left of the interface screen; after a word is searched a list of suggested subject headings and related terms.