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Birthday Research: Weekly Magazines

Weekly Magazines: Print

The Pensacola campus library has back issues of the following magazines titles on the first floor.  

1938 – 1984. (some missing issues)

1953 – 2012. (some missing issues)

1940 – 1995.

U.S. News & World Report
1953 – 1985; 2009-2010. (some missing issues)


Magazine Archives on the Web

Weekly magazines are generally published on Mondays. To search for a specific date in the following, use this perpetual calendar from Infoplease to establish Monday's date.

Magazines via Google Books

The Advanced Search in Google Books allows searchers to locate back issues of magazines. To use the magazine search

Enter a word in the box marked with "All the words"

At Content, click Magazines

At Publication Date, enter a beginning and end date.

The example in the graphic below is a search for the word Pensacola from January 1990 through December 1990.


Weekly Magazines in Databases

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Academic Search Complete: Includes abstracts (summaries) of most articles, as well as the full text of the articles in the following:





5/7/1990- present.

U.S. News & World Report

Use Published Date From below and to the right of the search box, to search by a single month. No need to enter search words into search box. However, a search on place of birth should return articles about the place during the month searched. Results will vary according to place and date entered. Most articles listed are from the early 1990’s to the present.