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Library - DLPS - Periodicals

Finding Items in the Periodicals Section

The Periodicals Section on the 2nd Floor of Helm Library contains magazines and journals from 1986 to the present, along with newspapers and microfilm. Journals from 1985 and earlier are located in the basement of Helm Library.

Assistance is generally available on the 2nd floor of Helm Library during the following hours, but is also available at the Reference & Research Desk in the Cravens Commons. The direct phone number for Periodicals is 270-745-6116.

Bullet Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 10 p.m
BulletFriday 8 a.m. - Midnight
Bullet Saturday 9 a.m. - Midnight
Bullet Sunday 1 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Bullet Magazines & Journals (in print)
Bullet Microfiche & Microfilm Titles
Bullet Newspapers (in print)
Bullet Early American Newspapers


Gordon Wilson Hall Storage Facility

Gordon Wilson Storage FacilityThis site serves as a storage area for older journals. Because the Helm-Cravens Library is full, we don't have room for everything. Therefore, some of the older titles (particularly those that are available online) are kept in storage. To retrieve these volumes, from storage, please fill out a storage request form at the Circulation desk in Cravens. Please allow at least 24 hours on weekdays for retrieval. Requests on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday will not be available until Monday night. Materials will be held for four days after you have been notified; they will then be returned to storage.

Listing of the materials stored in the University Remote Storage at Gordon Wilson Hall (PDF file)

Who's Who in Periodicals

Bullet Bryan Carson, Professor and Coordinator of Research Instruction, Grants, & Assessment
Bullet Alan Logsdon, Senior Periodicals Associate
Bullet Allison Sircy, Periodicals Associate

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 Last Modified 9/25/14